Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 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.

First Line Support
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 4 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.86% 2.78% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.95% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Southampton median daily rate £120 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £120 £105 £105
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Southampton median hourly rate £9.38 £15.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +23.71% +5.43%
10th Percentile £9.08 £12.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £9.68 £15.00 £13.68
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +11.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 438 474 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.23% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 329 457
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £502
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -6.49%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Southampton

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Southampton

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Southampton

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 1st Line 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 Southampton region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) Law

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com