Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Support
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 72 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.15% 0.65% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.67% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £145 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.45% +55.00%
East Midlands median daily rate £120 £135 £108
% change year-on-year -10.93% +25.58% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.01% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £11.00 £11.17
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.52% +5.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 638 894 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 96.44% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 651 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.63 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -3.13% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.55 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +4.21% -3.70%

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kettering +1 1 - -
1st Line Support
East Midlands

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 1st Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory