Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Technician
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 101
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median daily rate - - -
Berkshire median daily rate - £101 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Reading median hourly rate - £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £10.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1173 1706 1803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.65% 92.87% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 962 977
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £243 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 79
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.75% +34.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £55.08 £43.45 £39.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.53
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.43% +8.97%

1st Line Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Technician in Reading

1st Line Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Technician in Reading