The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
London / City of London
Rank 145 152 180
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Median daily rate £325 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £413 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £253 £273
% change year-on-year -28.71% -7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2852 3136 4830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2501 3637
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in the City of London

Technical Support
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 Technical Support in the City of London.

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

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Support in the City of London

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Technical 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 City of London region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 4 (36.36%) VXLAN
2 4 (36.36%) Arista
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) BGP
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) OSPF
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) VXLAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Arista
2 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Murex
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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