The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 106 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.53% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.56% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £139 £175 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £145
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £67.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -77.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
2nd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1938 1950 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.09% 93.93% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1212 1048
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 140 111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Hampshire region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Hampshire region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Southampton +15 3 £139 -20.85% 1
Farnborough - 3 - -
Basingstoke -15 2 - - 2
Portsmouth -9 1 - -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 2nd 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 Hampshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) MS Office
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) CA
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Symantec
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) SLA
10 2 (10.00%) Retail
10 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
10 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
11 1 (5.00%) Power Management
11 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Power Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) CA
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Borland
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy