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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 187 188 208
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 21 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£190 £158 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £120 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £220 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £16.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.80 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 2015.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (37.84%) MCSE
4 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) MS Office
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) Citrix
8 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
9 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
9 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
9 7 (18.92%) Apple
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) Wyse
10 5 (13.51%) VoIP
10 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
10 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.51%) iPhone
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (13.51%) Change Control
11 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (10.81%) LAN
11 4 (10.81%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) WLAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (13.51%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.11%) Android
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
3 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) MCSE
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) Apple
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Wyse
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) CommVault
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) BMC
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