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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 162 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.038% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £333 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £319 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £347 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.59 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +14.39%
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
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Reuters
2 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) eSpeed
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Performance 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
1 2 (28.57%) eSpeed
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Reuters
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco