The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South East / Hampshire
Rank 108 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £263 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%

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
1655 1901 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.56% 95.10% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1240 1086
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 88 112
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Support Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Winchester +3 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £125 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Billing
1 6 (50.00%) NetCracker
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (50.00%) Comptel
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Maximo
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) SoftLayer
2 5 (41.67%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Ansible
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps

Support Specialist 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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (8.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (41.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Ambari
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Comptel
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
1 6 (50.00%) NetCracker
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy