The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
Systems Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 697 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.43% 96.54% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 408
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Systems 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 Birmingham region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle