The median contractor rate for a IT Support was £131 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 20 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.07% 1.10% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.15% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £131 £161 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £137 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £248 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +12.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £12.90 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.27 £17.50 £15.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.14%  

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 1732 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.02% 95.50% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1385 1129
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 £258 £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 154 89 131
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 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 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
Southampton +5 6 £170 +44.68% 2
Fareham -6 3 £175 - 3
Portsmouth -6 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +7 2 £123 -30.00% 2
Farnborough +1 2 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 10 (23.26%) MS Office
6 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
8 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
8 5 (11.63%) Fault Management
8 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.63%) SLA
8 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.63%) SNMP
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 4 (9.30%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) VMware
9 4 (9.30%) Android
9 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
10 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
10 3 (6.98%) Office 365
10 3 (6.98%) iPad
10 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
10 3 (6.98%) iPhone
10 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure

IT 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SNMP
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.33%) Extranet
5 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) iPhone
2 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.30%) Android
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.63%) Fault Management
3 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.33%) Content Management
4 1 (2.33%) CRM
4 1 (2.33%) Data Management
4 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.33%) ERP
4 1 (2.33%) ITSM
4 1 (2.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) SOA
4 1 (2.33%) Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.65%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Lotus
4 3 (6.98%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Peregrine
5 2 (4.65%) Samsung
5 2 (4.65%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.33%) Infor
6 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle