Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Break/Fix
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 228 226
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +51
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
City of London median daily rate £181 £175 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +37.25% -59.52%
10th Percentile £129 £134 £126
90th Percentile £347 £338 £281
Central London median daily rate £163 £116 £116
% change year-on-year +39.78% - -63.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £23.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% -38.47% +17.83%
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £23.57
% change year-on-year +28.97% -38.47% +17.83%

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,095 5,825 5,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.28% 88.80% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,829 4,488 4,804
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 58 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.52 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.87% +2.60% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.42 £30.98 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Break/Fix in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Break/Fix in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Break/Fix in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Break/Fix in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break/Fix in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Apple

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) Telepresence
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
5 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IMAC Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Printer Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Qualys
3 1 (5.88%) Xerox