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 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 579 530 514
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 50 116 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 79 56
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -11.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -25.00%
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 24 £425 +25.92% 6
South East -5 9 £250 -44.44% 4
East of England -8 9 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £388 +82.35% 1
South West +4 1 - - 5
West Midlands -33 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (39.60%) Windows
2 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.77%) SQL
3 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.79%) VMware
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
4 18 (17.82%) Oracle
5 17 (16.83%) ITIL
5 17 (16.83%) Linux
5 17 (16.83%) Finance
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
7 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
7 13 (12.87%) .NET
8 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
8 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (10.89%) Firewall
9 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (9.90%) Unix
10 10 (9.90%) DNS
11 9 (8.91%) DHCP
11 9 (8.91%) MS Office
11 9 (8.91%) CSS
11 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
11 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
11 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
11 9 (8.91%) Change Management
11 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery

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 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) CMS
3 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.97%) WordPress
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) Confluence
7 1 (0.99%) Drupal
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.99%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.99%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.99%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.99%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.99%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Firewall
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
3 9 (8.91%) DHCP
3 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.92%) Internet
5 5 (4.95%) LAN
5 5 (4.95%) WAN
5 5 (4.95%) Wireless
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.97%) Intranet
6 3 (2.97%) Network Security
6 3 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.97%) SAN
7 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.98%) HTTP
7 2 (1.98%) NAS
7 2 (1.98%) VLAN
7 2 (1.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.99%) VoIP
8 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) BODI
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.97%) JIRA
3 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Hudson
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.99%) Toad
5 1 (0.99%) Xdebug
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) International Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) CSS
3 5 (4.95%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.96%) HTML
5 3 (2.97%) XSLT
6 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.98%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.98%) LAMP
6 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 2 (1.98%) WCF
6 2 (1.98%) Web Services
7 1 (0.99%) DHTML
7 1 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.99%) JMS
7 1 (0.99%) SAML
7 1 (0.99%) SOAP
7 1 (0.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) NHS
3 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.83%) Linux
4 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.90%) Unix
8 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.94%) Solaris
10 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ITIL
2 9 (8.91%) Change Management
2 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.94%) Project Management
5 6 (5.94%) Service Management
6 5 (4.95%) Campaign Management
7 4 (3.96%) CRM
7 4 (3.96%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) Functional Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.96%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.96%) Time Management
8 3 (2.97%) Content Management
8 3 (2.97%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.97%) Migration
8 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) Java
2 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.95%) C#
3 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.96%) Perl
4 4 (3.96%) PHP
5 3 (2.97%) C++
5 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.98%) AWK
6 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.98%) Python
6 2 (1.98%) Ruby
6 2 (1.98%) sed
6 2 (1.98%) VB
7 1 (0.99%) Tcl
7 1 (0.99%) VB6
7 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.93%) MCSE
3 6 (5.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) CCNA
4 4 (3.96%) MCP
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) CCDE
5 3 (2.97%) CCIE
5 3 (2.97%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) MCSA
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.98%) ACDT
6 2 (1.98%) ACHDS
6 2 (1.98%) ACTC
6 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) MCDST
6 2 (1.98%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.99%) UAG
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.94%) SCCM
3 4 (3.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) SCOM
3 4 (3.96%) Terraform
4 3 (2.97%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.98%) Ansible
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
1 21 (20.79%) VMware
2 18 (17.82%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) Citrix
6 5 (4.95%) Sun
6 5 (4.95%) Symantec
7 4 (3.96%) NetApp
7 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.96%) Veritas
8 3 (2.97%) Adobe
8 3 (2.97%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.97%) Lotus
8 3 (2.97%) Northgate
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) Escenic
9 2 (1.98%) IBM
9 2 (1.98%) Tableau
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