The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 18 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.99% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Median daily rate £270 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £263 £263
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -23.52% +8.51%  

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 1694 2070 1952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.18% 95.17% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1382 1101
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 87 128
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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 +7 3 £255 -7.27%
Southampton +1 3 £250 -13.04%
Portsmouth -7 2 £450 +100.00%
Havant - 2 - - 1
Fareham -9 1 £275 +37.50% 1
Aldershot - 1 £325 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (30.30%) Office 365
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) vSphere
10 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.21%) Citrix
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.18%) SCCM
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 5 (15.15%) NAS
12 5 (15.15%) Local Government
12 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (15.15%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (15.15%) EMC VNX
12 5 (15.15%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (15.15%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) EMC
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel

3rd Line Support 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 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) NAS
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) Skype
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
5 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.15%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (15.15%) EMC VNX
1 5 (15.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (9.09%) Server Building
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCIP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.12%) XenServer
6 3 (9.09%) BitLocker
6 3 (9.09%) ProxySG
6 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (9.09%) XenApp
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) PowerCLI
5 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.09%) Lumension
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) CA
7 1 (3.03%) Polycom
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Thales