The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had PC Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PC Support
Rank 430 426 430
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 5 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £130 £158 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +17.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £109 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £277 £192
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £135 £120
% change year-on-year
-4.07% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +87.50%
PC Support
England

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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PC Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PC Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

PC Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PC Support Daily Rate Trend in London

PC Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PC Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, PC 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 PC Support in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) NHS
4 4 (28.57%) Apple
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SAML
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Publishing
6 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
6 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 2 (14.29%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Altiris
7 1 (7.14%) Problem Management

PC 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) Bomgar
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow