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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
London / City of London
Rank 144 136 172
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 10 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Median daily rate £205 £188 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £148 £72
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £443 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £143 £163
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £14.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.86%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) VoIP
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.71%) iPhone
11 3 (10.71%) Wyse
11 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.71%) SLA
11 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
11 3 (10.71%) Apple
11 3 (10.71%) iPad
11 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
11 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
11 3 (10.71%) Office 365
12 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (7.14%) E-Discovery
12 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Global One
1 1 (3.57%) Minerva
1 1 (3.57%) Sentinel
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
1 1 (3.57%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Extranet
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) E-Discovery
2 2 (7.14%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.57%) BCP
3 1 (3.57%) Collateral Management
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Internal Audit
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Line Management
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) AAT
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Control-M
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) Wyse
6 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.57%) arcserve
7 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.57%) DataCore
7 1 (3.57%) FactSet
7 1 (3.57%) Fidessa
7 1 (3.57%) Murex
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Reuters
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
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