The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 139 175 183
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 13 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Average daily rate £188 £165 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £121 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £216 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £146 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
IT Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support across the City of London region.

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support across the City of London region.

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) MS Office
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.86%) Office 365
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 3 (10.71%) SCCM
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) Lync
8 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (7.14%) Document Management
9 2 (7.14%) Banking
9 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (7.14%) Skype
9 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Lync
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) Force.com
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) 3G
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Handset
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Document Management
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
1 2 (7.14%) ITSM
1 2 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (3.57%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Game Development
2 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
2 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (3.57%) Web Design
2 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Casper Suite
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Sage
2 2 (7.14%) Siemens
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Calypso
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Sophis
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