Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Support Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 160 178
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 4 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Hampshire median daily rate £150 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
South East median daily rate £110 £110 £95
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £13.90 £15.00 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3338 3589 4216
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 93.15% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2007 2250 2587
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £227 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 244 286
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +31.58% -10.59%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.94
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £17.89
% change year-on-year -7.38% +8.67% +11.78%

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

1st Line Support Engineer
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 1st Line Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +6 1 - -
Bordon - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Peregrine
2 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Spiceworks