The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Support
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 113 114
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.050% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.053% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £288 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £255 £250
% change year-on-year -27.45% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  

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 1718 1874 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.34% 94.17% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 1172 1272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 104 149
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Hampshire

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Hampshire

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Hampshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP

Technical 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec