The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 96 108 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 20 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.06% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £143 £140 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £136 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £148 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.03 £14.65 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% +17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.29 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
IT 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
1787 1880 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.60% 91.98% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 1027 868
Average daily rate £388 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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 92 123 91
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 £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

IT 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 IT Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 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 +19 7 £85 -43.33% 4
Fareham -8 4 - - 1
Portsmouth -4 3 - -
Basingstoke +2 2 £200 - 1
Winchester - 2 £143 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) ITIL
5 12 (37.50%) SLA
6 10 (31.25%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) Service Management
7 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
10 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
10 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
11 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 4 (12.50%) Legal
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (9.38%) Retail
12 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
12 3 (9.38%) MySQL
12 3 (9.38%) Linux
12 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
13 2 (6.25%) SQL
13 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
13 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (6.25%) SCCM
13 2 (6.25%) SCOM

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) iManage
5 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
Farnborough, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.09 - £18.05 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 25 days ago