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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 106 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 10 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.80% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.89% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £143 £128
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £13.04 £16.63 £11.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.54% +40.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £115.00 £15.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £13.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.92%
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
1955 1679 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.93% 89.79% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 970 840
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 107 158
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +66.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -15 2 £150 -6.25% 2
Fareham - 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 - - 2
Basingstoke -1 1 - - 1
Winchester -14 1 - -
Petersfield - - - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) McAfee
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (25.00%) assyst
7 5 (25.00%) Service Management
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Remedy
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) McAfee
2 5 (25.00%) Remedy
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe