The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Support
Rank 111 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £306 £238 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -62.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £235
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +25.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -5.35%
Technical 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% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical 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 Technical 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 - 3 £575 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £200 -
Hook - 1 £306 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Guidewire
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Thunderhead
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Guidewire
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (16.67%) Thunderhead
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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