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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
London / City of London
Rank 151 142 190
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.16% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £288 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -27.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-29.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+41.37% -31.76%

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
2797 3044 4987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.63% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2217 2401 3823
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017, 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Sophos
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (44.44%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) PLM
4 1 (11.11%) Windchill
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) LAN

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) PLM
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
1 4 (44.44%) Sophos
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy