The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 339 348 336
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 61 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 19
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£170 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £103 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £154 £140
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.13 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £13.75 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +2.80%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
IT Support
England

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support across the London region.

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support across the London region.

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in London

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 7 £105 -47.50% 19
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 1
Harrow - 2 £125 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 4
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 105 (77.78%) Windows
2 61 (45.19%) Active Directory
3 49 (36.30%) MS Office
4 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.07%) Windows 7
6 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 32 (23.70%) MS Exchange
8 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (20.74%) Blackberry
10 27 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 27 (20.00%) Citrix
11 23 (17.04%) VMware
12 22 (16.30%) Finance
12 22 (16.30%) ITIL
13 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (11.11%) Cisco
16 14 (10.37%) TCP/IP
17 12 (8.89%) Linux
17 12 (8.89%) Banking
18 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
18 11 (8.15%) Law
18 11 (8.15%) MCSE
19 10 (7.41%) VoIP
19 10 (7.41%) DNS
19 10 (7.41%) Legal
20 9 (6.67%) SLA
20 9 (6.67%) HP
20 9 (6.67%) Dell
20 9 (6.67%) DHCP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (23.70%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.96%) LiveLink
5 4 (2.96%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.48%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.48%) Lync
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (36.30%) MS Office
2 35 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Eikon
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.41%) VoIP
2 10 (7.41%) DNS
3 9 (6.67%) DHCP
4 7 (5.19%) Firewall
5 6 (4.44%) LAN
6 5 (3.70%) WAN
6 5 (3.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.96%) Internet
8 3 (2.22%) Wireless
9 2 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.48%) Intranet
9 2 (1.48%) SAN
10 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Law
4 10 (7.41%) Legal
5 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.96%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) CORBA
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) J2EE
1 1 (0.74%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.96%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.48%) iPad
4 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 105 (77.78%) Windows
2 46 (34.07%) Windows 7
3 30 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.89%) Linux
7 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.19%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.19%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.70%) Android
11 4 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.96%) UNIX
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.48%) SUSE
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) ITIL
2 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
3 8 (5.93%) Document Management
4 4 (2.96%) Problem Management
4 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.22%) CRM
5 3 (2.22%) Migration
5 3 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.22%) Web Development
6 2 (1.48%) Investment Management
6 2 (1.48%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.48%) ITSM
6 2 (1.48%) Change Management
6 2 (1.48%) Project Management
6 2 (1.48%) Service Management
7 1 (0.74%) E-Commerce
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) Java
3 3 (2.22%) C
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.15%) MCSE
3 8 (5.93%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) MCSA
4 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.22%) CCNA
5 3 (2.22%) MCP
5 3 (2.22%) MCITP
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MOS
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (45.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.19%) VMware ESX
2 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (1.48%) Xen
4 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) SCCM
1 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.00%) Citrix
3 23 (17.04%) VMware
4 15 (11.11%) Cisco
5 9 (6.67%) HP
5 9 (6.67%) Dell
5 9 (6.67%) Oracle
6 8 (5.93%) Apple
7 6 (4.44%) Open Text
8 4 (2.96%) Remedy
8 4 (2.96%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.96%) Lotus
8 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.22%) Avaya
9 3 (2.22%) Symantec
9 3 (2.22%) Reuters
10 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.48%) Meridio
10 2 (1.48%) Hummingbird
10 2 (1.48%) Fidessa
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Rate: From £19 to £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago