The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 98 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£224 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1517 1417 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.28% 94.47% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 739 763
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support across the East Midlands region.

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support across the East Midlands region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +2 3 £250 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £198 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) RPG
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Prolog
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Kronos
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) iSeries
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) PBX
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) IPv4
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) EAI
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) RPG
2 3 (33.33%) Prolog
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Kronos
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco