The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 17 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 1.04% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.09% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 14
Median daily rate £400 £298 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% +35.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.56
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.39%

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
1589 1738 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.85% 94.82% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1104 1003
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 96 119
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Portsmouth +3 5 £450 +100.00%
Winchester +1 2 - -
Southampton 0 2 £245 -10.90%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) vSphere
8 7 (25.93%) SCCM
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) NAS
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Local Government
11 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (14.81%) Office 365
11 4 (14.81%) Converged Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) EMC VNX
11 4 (14.81%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) HP
11 4 (14.81%) VCE vBlock

3rd 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) NAS
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) PBX
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.81%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (14.81%) EMC VNX
1 4 (14.81%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) BCP
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
5 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Lumension
7 1 (3.70%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) Meraki
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam