The median contractor rate for a Support Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 117 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.32% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.98% -18.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 - £40.00

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 1715 2082 2001
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.00% 95.50% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1386 1136
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 £255 £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 89 130
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 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in Hampshire

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Consultant in Hampshire

Support Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Consultant in Hampshire

Support Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Consultant in Hampshire

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Support Consultant 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 Support Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ETRM
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) IBM

Support Consultant 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) ETRM
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetCracker
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) VMware