The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Third Line Support
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 99 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 0.75% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.80% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £320 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +32.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £186 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £275 £265
% change year-on-year -4.54% +3.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.03 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 - £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.14% +1.57%  

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 1718 1874 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.34% 94.17% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3487 4024 4369
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 342 507
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Winchester - 2 £207 -
Southampton -3 1 £290 -22.66%
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Office 365
3 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Skype for Business
5 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (13.79%) Skype
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
8 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (10.34%) Military
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) WAN

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (27.59%) Skype for Business
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Skype
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) PBX
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.34%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
2 3 (10.34%) Server Building
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Encryption
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
6 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) Lotus
5 2 (6.90%) Lumension
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Polycom
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Thales