The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 193 207 162
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.017% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.018% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Average daily rate
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£396 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £375 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -24.00%
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (11.11%) CODA
4 1 (11.11%) Control-M
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Informix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) PowerMart
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ETL
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) CODA
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (11.11%) MKS
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