The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 577 524 512
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 43 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 58
Median daily rate £425 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £212 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -4.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% -5.50%
Systems Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
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 England

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

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 28 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London -25 20 £425 +28.78% 6
South East -8 9 £270 -8.08% 4
Yorkshire +4 4 £425 -5.02%
East of England -14 4 - - 6
North West -9 2 £120 -38.85% 2
West Midlands -30 2 - - 1
South West 0 1 - - 4
North East - 1 - -
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (19.05%) Oracle
5 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
5 19 (18.10%) VMware
6 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.29%) Linux
7 15 (14.29%) ITIL
7 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.33%) DNS
9 13 (12.38%) .NET
9 13 (12.38%) Finance
10 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
11 11 (10.48%) Cisco
11 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
11 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (9.52%) Unix
12 10 (9.52%) DHCP
13 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (7.62%) Firewall
14 8 (7.62%) CMS

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.62%) CMS
5 5 (4.76%) IIS
5 5 (4.76%) WordPress
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.95%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Northgate Housing
1 3 (2.86%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Infor CRM
2 2 (1.90%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.95%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.95%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.95%) assyst
3 1 (0.95%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.95%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.95%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.95%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) DNS
2 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.52%) DHCP
4 8 (7.62%) Firewall
5 5 (4.76%) Intranet
6 4 (3.81%) Internet
6 4 (3.81%) VPN
7 3 (2.86%) HTTP
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.86%) SAN
7 3 (2.86%) WAN
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.90%) SSH
8 2 (1.90%) SSL
8 2 (1.90%) VLAN
9 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.95%) IPv4
9 1 (0.95%) SMTP
9 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) BODI
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) DTS
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) International Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.81%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) HTML
5 3 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (1.90%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.90%) SAML
6 2 (1.90%) WCF
6 2 (1.90%) Web Services
7 1 (0.95%) JDBC
7 1 (0.95%) JMS
7 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) NHS
1 7 (6.67%) Replication
2 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.95%) SCADA
5 1 (0.95%) SystemC
5 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.52%) Unix
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.71%) Solaris
8 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.67%) CRM
3 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.71%) Change Management
4 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.71%) Service Management
5 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.76%) Campaign Management
5 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.81%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.81%) Project Management
6 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) C#
3 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.81%) Java
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) C++
5 3 (2.86%) Perl
5 3 (2.86%) PHP
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) Tcl
7 1 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) VB6
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (5.71%) MCSE
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) CCNA
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) CCDE
6 2 (1.90%) CCIE
6 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCAD
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.86%) XenApp
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.90%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
7 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) VMware
3 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.48%) Cisco
5 7 (6.67%) Sun
6 6 (5.71%) Symantec
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix
7 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.81%) Avaya
8 4 (3.81%) Orchard
8 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.81%) Veritas
9 3 (2.86%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.86%) NetApp
9 3 (2.86%) Northgate
9 3 (2.86%) Sage
10 2 (1.90%) Capita
10 2 (1.90%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.90%) Reuters
11 1 (0.95%) Civica
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