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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 103 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 1.30% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.36% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
Median daily rate £275 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
3rd 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
1666 2138 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.25% 95.49% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1283 1112
Median daily rate £385 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 127 109
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 +12 3 £313 +0.40%
Winchester +1 1 £275 +57.14% 1
Farnborough - 1 £150 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £300 -
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (28.00%) LAN
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (16.00%) CCNP
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) FortiGate

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) VoIP
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Military
1 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) BCP
1 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Server Building
2 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (4.00%) High Availability
2 1 (4.00%) ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) Lumension
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas