The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 147 148 179
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 17 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 15
Median daily rate £133 £163 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £133 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £193 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £28.75 £19.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £11.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £19.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -3.70%
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
3043 3318 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2633 4267
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) MS Office
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Office 365
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) SLA
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
9 3 (9.38%) iPad
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.38%) DHCP
9 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
9 3 (9.38%) Apple
9 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
9 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.38%) iPhone
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Global One
1 1 (3.13%) Minerva
1 1 (3.13%) Sentinel
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
1 1 (3.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Equities
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) E-Discovery
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Collateral Management
3 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Information Security
3 1 (3.13%) Internal Audit
3 1 (3.13%) ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Line Management
3 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.13%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) AAT
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Reuters
6 1 (3.13%) arcserve
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) FactSet
6 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Murex
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) Wyse
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