The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Second Line Support
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 111 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 10 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.30% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.32% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £175 £139 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.35% -18.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £139 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £139 £177
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £165
% change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1711 1884 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.32% 94.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1185 1271
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 100 149
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
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 2nd Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Liss - 3 £171 -
Basingstoke - 2 £213 - 3
Farnborough +2 1 - - 2
Portsmouth -4 1 - - 2
Winchester - 1 £175 -
Havant - 1 - -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 2nd Line Support 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 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) IIS
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) SCCM
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (8.00%) XenApp
7 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Firmware
7 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) MCSE
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint

2nd Line Support 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Change Management
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software License Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) BT
3 2 (8.00%) IronPort
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec