Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 241 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 17 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
City of London median daily rate £208 £350 £109
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.71% +221.84% -65.48%
10th Percentile £129 £325 £88
90th Percentile £364 £375 £359
Central London median daily rate £208 £223 £105
% change year-on-year -6.74% +111.90% -66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% +3.45% -23.68%
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +24.67% +3.45% -23.68%

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 5,992 6,121 5,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.50% 89.23% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,767 4,829 4,690
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 54 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.45 £31.28 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

Break/Fix
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.76%) Dell
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) Eikon
9 1 (5.88%) FactSet
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Skype
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.88%) Apple
9 1 (5.88%) Reuters
9 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
9 1 (5.88%) 3G
9 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
9 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (5.88%) DHCP

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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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eikon
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%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Break Fix Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IMAC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Printer Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Equities
1 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) 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%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
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 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) FactSet
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Speakerbus
3 1 (5.88%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Xerox