Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £145 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.

IT Support
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 136 176
Rank change year-on-year -1 +40 -25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 26 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.73% 0.92% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.00% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Hampshire median daily rate £145 £138 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% - -40.86%
10th Percentile £125 £85 £103
90th Percentile £226 £320 £283
South East median daily rate £145 £150 £213
% change year-on-year -3.33% -29.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.35 £12.35
90th Percentile £25.90 £18.65 £16.50
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% -3.57%

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%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Hampshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Hampshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Hampshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Hampshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support in Hampshire

IT 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 IT 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
Southampton -2 7 £133 +47.22% 4
Fareham +4 6 £145 +34.88% 1
Basingstoke -26 5 £200 -11.11% 1
Farnborough +6 2 - -
Portsmouth +2 2 - -
Eastleigh -2 2 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £200 -
IT Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
7 5 (19.23%) SCCM
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 5 (19.23%) Office 365
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco
10 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.69%) User Experience
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (7.69%) ITSM
10 2 (7.69%) Wireless
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.69%) HP
10 2 (7.69%) DHCP
10 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 2 (7.69%) DNS
10 2 (7.69%) SLA
10 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.69%) LAN

IT 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) ADSL
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (3.85%) Active Listening
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Acronis
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam