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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 143 178 187
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
Average daily rate £165 £215 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £145 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £236 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £140 £135
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 (70.37%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) iPhone
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) ITSM
9 2 (7.41%) Law
9 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
9 2 (7.41%) CCNA
9 2 (7.41%) Citrix
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (7.41%) Internet
9 2 (7.41%) VPN
9 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) Android
9 2 (7.41%) French Language
9 2 (7.41%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) 3G
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) French Language
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITSM
1 3 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (7.41%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Document Management
3 1 (3.70%) Escalation Management
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Release Management
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Casper Suite
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Calypso
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Murex
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Siemens
3 1 (3.70%) Sophis
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Daily Rate: £150 p/d
Posted: 17 days ago