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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 178 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 17 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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£215 £190 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £105 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £133 £134
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.81%
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
5118 5803 5851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.57% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3881 4258 4276
Average daily rate £450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 80 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
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 May 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Mac OS X
8 6 (21.43%) MCSE
8 6 (21.43%) VoIP
8 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Apple
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (17.86%) iPhone
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 4 (14.29%) Change Control
10 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) Wyse
10 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) WLAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (17.86%) iPhone
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) VBA
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Apple
4 4 (14.29%) Wyse
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Google
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) AppSense
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