The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 79 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% 0.099% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.11% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£228 £350 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.92% +102.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+107.20% -18.38%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 952 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 93.98% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 465 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 5 £228 -34.92% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Systems Support
South East

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 4 (30.77%) NFS
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
6 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Advertising
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
2 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam