Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Support Technician
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 142 178
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.25% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Hampshire median daily rate £175 £363 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +87.10% -20.92%
10th Percentile £134 £174 £144
90th Percentile £226 £407 £225
South East median daily rate £140 £198 £175
% change year-on-year -29.11% +12.86% -27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £11.75 £11.75 £11.75
10th Percentile £9.44 £11.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £14.77 £12.88 £12.63
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year +20.83% +2.13% -16.07%

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 3395 3602 4268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.48% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2237 2602
Hampshire median daily rate £399 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 251 283
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +28.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Hampshire

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Hampshire

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Hampshire

Support Technician
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 Support Technician within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Fareham -5 3 - -
Basingstoke -16 3 £225 +80.00%
Southampton +1 1 £125 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Support Technician
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Informix
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Support Technician 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) Informix
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Runbook
2 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
1 2 (22.22%) Sun
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow