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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 179 205 202
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 24 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £169 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £303 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £149 £139 £145
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.55 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -7.14%
IT Support
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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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) MS Office
5 7 (21.88%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.63%) SCCM
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (9.38%) Change Control
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (9.38%) MCSE
9 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
9 3 (9.38%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MOS
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Wyse
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Reuters
5 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.13%) NEC
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
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