The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+101.85% -25.00%
Systems Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware