The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
England / London
Rank 319 284 305
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 83 131 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 52
Median daily rate £178 £250 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £134 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £145
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.53% -25.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.65 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £18.90 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 7 £205 +17.14% 12
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Uxbridge +5 1 - -
Chiswick +1 1 £185 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £135 -
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 London region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 136 (68.34%) Windows
2 96 (48.24%) Active Directory
3 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
4 68 (34.17%) Windows 7
5 61 (30.65%) MS Office
6 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
7 45 (22.61%) Finance
8 39 (19.60%) ITIL
9 32 (16.08%) Apple
10 31 (15.58%) Citrix
11 28 (14.07%) Windows 10
12 25 (12.56%) MS Exchange
12 25 (12.56%) Windows Server
12 25 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (12.06%) Office 365
14 23 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (11.56%) Cisco
15 22 (11.06%) Mac OS X
15 22 (11.06%) VMware
16 19 (9.55%) Windows 8
16 19 (9.55%) Banking
17 18 (9.05%) Google
18 16 (8.04%) Android
18 16 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (7.54%) Smartphone
19 15 (7.54%) SLA
19 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
20 14 (7.04%) LAN
20 14 (7.04%) WAN
20 14 (7.04%) DHCP

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 25 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.53%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.51%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (30.65%) MS Office
2 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.01%) InDesign
5 2 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.50%) Global One
2 1 (0.50%) Minerva
2 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
2 1 (0.50%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.06%) Office 365
2 6 (3.02%) Google Drive
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.51%) G Suite
4 3 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) DHCP
1 14 (7.04%) LAN
1 14 (7.04%) WAN
2 13 (6.53%) DNS
3 12 (6.03%) Firewall
4 11 (5.53%) VPN
5 10 (5.03%) VoIP
6 9 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.02%) Wireless
8 6 (3.02%) Internet
8 6 (3.02%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.02%) Skype
9 5 (2.51%) PBX
9 5 (2.51%) SAN
10 4 (2.01%) WLAN
11 3 (1.51%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.51%) VLAN
12 2 (1.01%) Intranet
12 2 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) JIRA
General
1 45 (22.61%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 10 (5.03%) Front Office
3 10 (5.03%) Retail
4 8 (4.02%) Legal
5 6 (3.02%) Law
6 5 (2.51%) Advertising
7 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Marketing
7 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (0.50%) HTML
1 1 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Smartphone
2 13 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.03%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.02%) Equities
5 6 (3.02%) iPhone
6 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.51%) iPad
7 4 (2.01%) BYOD
7 4 (2.01%) Derivative
8 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.51%) EPoS
8 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.51%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.01%) Fintech
9 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 136 (68.34%) Windows
2 68 (34.17%) Windows 7
3 28 (14.07%) Windows 10
4 25 (12.56%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (11.06%) Mac OS X
7 19 (9.55%) Windows 8
8 16 (8.04%) Android
9 12 (6.03%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.52%) Unix
10 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (4.02%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.52%) Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.50%) Solaris
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.60%) ITIL
2 14 (7.04%) Incident Management
2 14 (7.04%) Service Management
3 13 (6.53%) Change Management
3 13 (6.53%) Service Delivery
4 9 (4.52%) Problem Management
5 8 (4.02%) Project Management
6 7 (3.52%) ITIL V3
6 7 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.02%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.51%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (2.51%) Line Management
8 5 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.51%) Time Management
9 4 (2.01%) ITSM
9 4 (2.01%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.01%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (1.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.03%) SQL
2 7 (3.52%) Perl
2 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.02%) Java
3 6 (3.02%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.51%) C#
4 5 (2.51%) PHP
4 5 (2.51%) VB
5 2 (1.01%) C
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.53%) DBS Check
1 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.02%) Degree
3 6 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.51%) MCSE
5 4 (2.01%) CCNA
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.51%) MCP
6 3 (1.51%) MCSA
7 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PMP
7 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.50%) AAT
8 1 (0.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 96 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.52%) XenApp
5 3 (1.51%) vSphere
6 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) SCCM
2 6 (3.02%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.51%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.08%) Apple
3 31 (15.58%) Citrix
4 23 (11.56%) Cisco
5 22 (11.06%) VMware
6 18 (9.05%) Google
7 12 (6.03%) HP
8 11 (5.53%) Bloomberg
9 9 (4.52%) Reuters
10 7 (3.52%) Adobe
10 7 (3.52%) Dell
11 4 (2.01%) IBM
11 4 (2.01%) Polycom
12 3 (1.51%) Cognos
12 3 (1.51%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.51%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.51%) Lotus
12 3 (1.51%) Oracle
12 3 (1.51%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.51%) Wyse
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