The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£248 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+107.20% -18.38%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 490 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.27% 91.25% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 319 486
Average daily rate £365 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Support
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Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Meru Networks