The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 102 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 11 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£108 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £108 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 15
Average hourly rate £11.25 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £11.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £13.50 £12.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.40%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1910 1628 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.40% 93.08% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 904 832
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 152 196
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
1st Line Support
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1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +6 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Winchester - 2 - - 1
Southampton -18 1 - - 3
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
1st Line Support
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1st Line Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 1st Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support in their job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) MS Office
4 15 (39.47%) Windows XP
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) SLA
7 6 (15.79%) Office 365
7 6 (15.79%) Internet
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) Broadband
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Lync
10 1 (2.63%) ITSM
10 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (2.63%) Legal
10 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.63%) Lotus
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.63%) CAD
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 1st Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Broadband
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 1 (2.63%) ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) CAD
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft