Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £245 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Third Line Support
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 146 153
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 20 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.67% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.72% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 17
Hampshire median daily rate £245 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +20.00% +18.92%
10th Percentile £195 £188 £161
90th Percentile £353 £421 £339
South East median daily rate £324 £275 £278
% change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £18.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.64% -47.83% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.24 £17.50 £30.70
90th Percentile £13.81 £18.50 £39.90
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £34.64 £30.00
% change year-on-year -62.40% +15.47% +76.47%

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 3385 3599 4256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 92.45% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2232 2617
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 279
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Hampshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Hampshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Winchester +15 4 £214 -22.36%
Southampton +2 3 £260 -24.64% 2
Eastleigh -1 3 £235 -
Hook - 1 £255 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (15.00%) Lumension
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) McAfee
10 2 (10.00%) MSI
10 2 (10.00%) Military
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) HP
10 2 (10.00%) Unix
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

3rd 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Encryption
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VCAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Lumension
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec