The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 100 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 0.90% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.98% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
Average daily rate £275 £290 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.75%
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
1773 1841 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.41% 91.82% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1002 866
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 120 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton +12 6 £275 -8.33% 1
Portsmouth -8 2 £225 -22.41% 1
Winchester - 2 £304 -
Fareham - 2 £200 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (37.50%) SCCM
7 14 (35.00%) SCOM
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.00%) Citrix
10 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
10 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) XenApp
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) vSphere
11 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (20.00%) SCVMM
12 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.00%) SAN
13 6 (15.00%) VoIP
13 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.00%) iManage
14 5 (12.50%) Lync
14 5 (12.50%) SQL
14 5 (12.50%) Cisco
15 4 (10.00%) HP
15 4 (10.00%) EMC

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Lync
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
1 6 (15.00%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) NAS
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.50%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Server Building
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) XenApp
4 8 (20.00%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCCM
2 14 (35.00%) SCOM
3 8 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (7.50%) SCDPM
4 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.50%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) iManage
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) EMC
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) BT
8 2 (5.00%) Polycom
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.50%) BMC
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Wyse
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
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