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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 159 205 193
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £475 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £362 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -41.30%
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) CCDE
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) eSpeed
3 2 (22.22%) Reuters
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management

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%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Extranet
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BODI
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Tcl
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCDE
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (11.11%) UAG
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) eSpeed
3 2 (22.22%) Reuters
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
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