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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PC Support
Rank 443 421 424
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 5 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.059% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £138 £320 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.87% +139.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £320 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £320 £191
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £135 £155
% change year-on-year
-4.07% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +73.07%
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
21892 22043 22753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.84% 94.74% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15546 15460 15444
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 330 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) NHS
4 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) Apple
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) MCSA
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) Publishing
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) SCCM
7 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
7 2 (11.76%) Google Apps

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 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Bomgar
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow