Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Officer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Support Officer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 214 208
Rank change year-on-year -30 -6 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Support Officer 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
City of London median daily rate £300 £285 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.22% +12.64%
10th Percentile £260 £203 £189
90th Percentile £355 £313 £346
Central London median daily rate £275 £275 £270
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.89% -90.31%
10th Percentile £12.39 £19.25 £16.13
90th Percentile £20.50 £21.75 £21.19
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £16.96
% change year-on-year -21.95% +20.89% -90.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,543 5,867 6,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.80% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,154 4,510 4,934
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £295
90th Percentile £679 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 61 85
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.22% -12.80% +6.95%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.65 £30.07 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.42% -15.41% +6.95%

Support Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Support Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Support Officer in the City of London

Support Officer
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 Support Officer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Officer in the City of London

Support Officer
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 Support Officer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Officer in the City of London

Support Officer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Support Officer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Support Officer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

Support Officer Skill Set
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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle