The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 87 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.074% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £400 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% -5.50%
Systems Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1288 1343 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.62% 95.18% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 701 735
Median daily rate £396 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 6 (37.50%) SCOM
6 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) Toad
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (25.00%) Solaris
8 4 (25.00%) Sun

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQLPlus
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) International Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
1 6 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Symantec
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Sun
4 4 (25.00%) Veritas
5 3 (18.75%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) F5