Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 39 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.23% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.35% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Watford median daily rate - £100 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -22.73%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £105 £100 £215
% change year-on-year +5.00% -53.49% +91.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £12.00 - £14.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £9.63 £9.00
% change year-on-year +50.65% +6.94% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 409 283 242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 97.59% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 146 132
Watford median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £120
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.20 £35.12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Watford

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Watford

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Watford