The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 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.

Desktop Support
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 101 92
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support 27 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.52% 0.85% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.90% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 10
Median daily rate £188 £121 £232
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.60% -48.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £107 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £167 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £175 £175
% change year-on-year -8.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.45 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.50% +34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £14.97 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.58 £25.75 £16.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 1697 1882 2030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.39% 94.48% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1180 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 104 150
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Hampshire

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support in Hampshire

Desktop Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Support in Hampshire

Desktop Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support in Hampshire

Desktop 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 Desktop Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Southampton +10 9 £145 -
Basingstoke -4 5 £165 -
Havant +2 3 - -
Farnborough - 2 £170 -
Winchester +5 1 £210 +86.25% 2
Eastleigh 0 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £175 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Desktop 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 Desktop Support in the job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows 7
3 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
5 14 (26.42%) Windows 10
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
8 10 (18.87%) Migration
9 7 (13.21%) VPN
9 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) SCCM
10 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
10 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
10 6 (11.32%) Remedy
11 5 (9.43%) VoIP
11 5 (9.43%) ITIL
11 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
11 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.55%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (7.55%) Office 365
12 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.55%) BMC
12 4 (7.55%) HP
12 4 (7.55%) Dell
13 3 (5.66%) Service Management
13 3 (5.66%) VMware
13 3 (5.66%) Lotus
13 3 (5.66%) Apple
13 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes

Desktop 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 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) VPN
2 5 (9.43%) VoIP
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.42%) Windows 10
4 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Service Management
4 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (1.89%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.89%) Software License Management
6 1 (1.89%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.89%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MCDST
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Remedy
3 4 (7.55%) BMC
3 4 (7.55%) Dell
3 4 (7.55%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) Lotus
4 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Nortel
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
Winchester, Hampshire
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