The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £170 £258
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -33.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 329 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.16% 92.16% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 255 238
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Support
London

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support across the Canary Wharf region.

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Technical Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft