Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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.

Application Support
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 147 182
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.44% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.48% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £290 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -32.56% +7.50%
10th Percentile £235 £206 £415
90th Percentile £395 £425 £445
South East median daily rate £350 £320 £338
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.19% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -66.18% -9.33% +200.00%

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 3,273 3,341 3,965
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 92.32% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,940 2,075 2,431
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £257
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 226 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -18.51% +56.44%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.11 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Hampshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Hampshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Hampshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Hampshire

Applications 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 Applications Support within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 - 3 - - 3
Southampton -4 1 £350 +50.54% 3
Andover - 1 £225 -
Portsmouth - 1 £400 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Applications 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 Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Kentico
4 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Nintex
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Applications 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Kentico
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Nintex