The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 199 187 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £208 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £35.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-51.78% +152.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Support
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 Systems Support across the City of London region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) CMDB
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Adaptiv
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Adaptiv
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) CODA
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) SunGard
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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