The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 138 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £250 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £114 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £250 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 - 7
Norfolk +8 1 £338 +35.00%
Hertfordshire -8 1 £400 +60.00% 1
Essex -25 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Documentum
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Documentum
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Tridion
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) DTS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) E-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) VMS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) Orchard
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £12.50 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago