The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 123 107 150
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 13 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 2
Median daily rate £300 £375 £129
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +191.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £328 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £144
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 £375 - 2
Essex -15 5 £250 -33.33% 1
Suffolk - 1 £215 - 1
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 East of England region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Northgate
3 3 (17.65%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) sed
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) AWK
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (5.88%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) AWK
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.76%) sed
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Northgate
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
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