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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PC Support
Rank 434 401 418
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 10 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.090% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Median daily rate £145 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £156 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £197 £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £160 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £150.00 £11.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+1263.63% -37.58%
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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
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 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
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 PC Support within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 2 £240 +54.83%
Northwood 0 1 - -
Croydon -15 1 - -
PC Support
England

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) NHS
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Lotus
7 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
7 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) WLAN
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Compaq
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (14.29%) MCSE
7 2 (14.29%) MCSA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (28.57%) Android
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Apple
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Compaq
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 2 (14.29%) Lotus
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix