The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 32
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £110 £130
% change year-on-year +4.54% -15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.56 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £11.80
% change year-on-year +6.27% +1.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 127 146 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.07% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 93
Median daily rate £370 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.80 £17.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Staffordshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Staffordshire

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Staffordshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft