The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 July 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 485 464 440
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 77 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 38
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£320 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £17.15 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £13.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+152.25% -18.38%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
London -20 30 £400 +8.10% 6
South East -2 22 £230 -23.33% 13
East of England -26 7 £200 +14.28% 3
South West -31 6 £320 -8.57% 6
West Midlands -9 5 £320 +6.66% 1
North West -13 3 £320 +28.00% 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £320 - 3
East Midlands -4 2 - - 4
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 74 (48.05%) Windows
2 46 (29.87%) Microsoft
3 43 (27.92%) SQL
4 38 (24.68%) VMware
5 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
6 32 (20.78%) ITIL
7 29 (18.83%) Linux
7 29 (18.83%) Finance
7 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (16.23%) SAN
9 22 (14.29%) HP
9 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 20 (12.99%) MS Exchange
11 20 (12.99%) Hyper-V
12 19 (12.34%) Windows 7
12 19 (12.34%) Backup Exec
13 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
13 18 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
14 17 (11.04%) Oracle
14 17 (11.04%) Citrix
15 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (10.39%) DNS
15 16 (10.39%) Symantec
15 16 (10.39%) MS Office
15 16 (10.39%) ERP
16 14 (9.09%) DHCP

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.95%) Apache
6 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.30%) Lync
7 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Agresso
2 2 (1.30%) Adaptiv
2 2 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.30%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.30%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) SAN
2 16 (10.39%) DNS
3 14 (9.09%) DHCP
4 11 (7.14%) Firewall
4 11 (7.14%) Wireless
4 11 (7.14%) WAN
5 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.19%) LAN
7 6 (3.90%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.60%) LDAP
9 4 (2.60%) BIG-IP
9 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.30%) 3G
10 2 (1.30%) MPLS
10 2 (1.30%) SS7
10 2 (1.30%) IPsec
10 2 (1.30%) 2G
10 2 (1.30%) 4G
10 2 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.90%) DTS
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.95%) Firebird
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) OLAP
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Advertising
6 3 (1.95%) Electronics
6 3 (1.95%) Military
6 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 3 (1.95%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Avionics
7 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Front Office
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) .NET
2 4 (2.60%) HTML
3 3 (1.95%) Web Services
4 2 (1.30%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.30%) SAML
4 2 (1.30%) Middleware
4 2 (1.30%) JSF
4 2 (1.30%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.30%) jQuery
4 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) XHTML
5 1 (0.65%) EDI
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.90%) AS400
2 6 (3.90%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.60%) NHS
4 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.95%) Open Source
5 3 (1.95%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.95%) Replication
6 2 (1.30%) Clustering
6 2 (1.30%) Statistics
6 2 (1.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.30%) Animation
6 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.30%) EPoS
6 2 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (48.05%) Windows
2 29 (18.83%) Linux
3 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.34%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.79%) UNIX
8 8 (5.19%) CentOS
9 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.30%) Solaris
12 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.65%) MVS
13 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.65%) Android
13 1 (0.65%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) ITIL
2 16 (10.39%) ERP
3 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 7 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (3.90%) Service Management
6 5 (3.25%) Workflow
6 5 (3.25%) Validation
6 5 (3.25%) Migration
6 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.60%) Change Control
7 4 (2.60%) Release Management
7 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.60%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.95%) Identity Management
8 3 (1.95%) MVC
8 3 (1.95%) Project Management
8 3 (1.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.92%) SQL
2 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.55%) Java
4 6 (3.90%) Perl
5 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.60%) VB
6 4 (2.60%) VBA
7 3 (1.95%) Python
7 3 (1.95%) PHP
7 3 (1.95%) C#
8 2 (1.30%) C
8 2 (1.30%) VBScript
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.30%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.30%) VB6
9 1 (0.65%) JCL
9 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.09%) Degree
4 12 (7.79%) MCITP
5 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) MCSE
7 4 (2.60%) MCSA
8 2 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (1.30%) MCP
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.30%) MCDST
8 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) MCSM
9 1 (0.65%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.44%) XenApp
5 7 (4.55%) NFS
6 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.30%) Samba
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.30%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.65%) UAG
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) XenServer
9 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (12.34%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.60%) SCCM
3 3 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.95%) YUM
3 3 (1.95%) Puppet
4 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.30%) SCSM
4 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 46 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.68%) VMware
3 22 (14.29%) HP
4 17 (11.04%) Oracle
4 17 (11.04%) Citrix
5 16 (10.39%) Symantec
6 14 (9.09%) Juniper
7 12 (7.79%) EMC
8 11 (7.14%) Apple
8 11 (7.14%) Meru Networks
9 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.84%) Business Objects
11 8 (5.19%) NetApp
12 6 (3.90%) Cisco
12 6 (3.90%) IBM
13 4 (2.60%) F5
14 3 (1.95%) McAfee
14 3 (1.95%) Tableau
14 3 (1.95%) SAP
14 3 (1.95%) JBoss
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