The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.053% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
RSS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
400 573 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.03% 27.46% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 267 251
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.42 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

RSS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

RSS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

RSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

RSS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

RSS
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 RSS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Farnborough - 1 - -
RSS
South East

RSS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing RSS also 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 that cited RSS.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) Polycom
1 5 (100.00%) Tandberg
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing RSS also 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 that cited RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Polycom
1 5 (100.00%) Tandberg
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft