The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 375 376 373
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 31 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 18
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£415 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £203 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £331 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +39.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.85 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +28.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
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 402 467 652
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 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Support Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 +13 12 £375 -21.05% 6
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 28 (42.42%) Oracle
3 25 (37.88%) Finance
4 19 (28.79%) Windows
5 16 (24.24%) Linux
6 15 (22.73%) Banking
7 14 (21.21%) UNIX
7 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.70%) Java
9 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
9 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (13.64%) ITIL
10 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
10 9 (13.64%) Middleware
11 8 (12.12%) Perl
11 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
12 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.61%) Tivoli
12 7 (10.61%) SunGard
12 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
12 7 (10.61%) SunGard AvantGard
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (10.61%) Cash Management
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (9.09%) Shell Script

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.52%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) LAN
3 3 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 2 (3.03%) WLAN
5 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.52%) Broadband
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) SMTP
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.58%) DTS
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.52%) DataStage
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Toad
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) French Language
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Middleware
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.06%) Django
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.06%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) J2EE
4 3 (4.55%) Rendezvous
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) WSDL
6 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.55%) Derivative
2 3 (4.55%) Kindle
3 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Equities
4 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 14 (21.21%) UNIX
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
2 7 (10.61%) Cash Management
3 5 (7.58%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (7.58%) Change Control
4 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) Web Development
4 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.06%) SOA
5 3 (4.55%) ETL
5 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) ITSM
5 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.03%) ETRM
6 2 (3.03%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.12%) Perl
4 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (6.06%) Nagios
2 4 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Control-M
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.61%) SunGard
4 4 (6.06%) Sybase
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.55%) Reuters
5 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) Sun
7 1 (1.52%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Open Text
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (1.52%) McAfee
7 1 (1.52%) Charles River
7 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
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