The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was £85 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 29 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.

First Line Support
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.51% 0.56% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.60% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £85 £115 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.52% -63.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £113 £115 £125
% change year-on-year -2.17% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £11.93
% change year-on-year +6.27% +0.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 334 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.66% 93.56% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 182 162
Median daily rate £396 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £232 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 64
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Warwickshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Warwickshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Warwickshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +5 5 £85 -26.52%
1st Line Support
West Midlands

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warwickshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory