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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South East / Hampshire
Rank 101 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.40% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.058% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £125 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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
1589 1738 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.85% 94.82% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1104 1003
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 96 119
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 23 January 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 3 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £125 - 1
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (50.00%) Billing
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Comptel
2 6 (50.00%) NetCracker
3 5 (41.67%) Maximo
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) SoftLayer
3 5 (41.67%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle

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%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (8.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (41.67%) SoftLayer
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Ambari
3 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Comptel
2 6 (50.00%) NetCracker
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
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