The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 158 196 206
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £326 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.45% +8.56%
Systems Support
London

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
3170 5165 5657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.17% 95.07% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 3935 4235
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 City of London region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) eSpeed
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Reuters
3 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Telepresence

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) BODI
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Tcl
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) eSpeed
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
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