Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +14
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 12 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.59% 8.06% 10.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 8.25% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Peterborough median daily rate - £110 £80
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £135 £110 £80
% change year-on-year +22.73% +37.50% -50.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Peterborough median hourly rate £12.25 £11.83 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +12.62% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.95 £8.75
90th Percentile £15.15 £12.25 £12.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 318 206 215
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 97.63% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 95 122
Peterborough median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £170 £116 £130
90th Percentile £483 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £366 £385
% change year-on-year +2.39% -4.87% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 39
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.60 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +10.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.14 £10.92 £8.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £45.85 £19.30
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -34.62%

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Peterborough

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Peterborough

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Peterborough

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Peterborough region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) CTI
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) CTI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp