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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 157 160 199
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.087% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.091% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £240 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +61.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £29.25 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-53.69% +103.47%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 7 December 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Casper Suite
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) PLM
5 1 (10.00%) Windchill
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco

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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCDE
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Casper Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Infor
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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