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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 588 514 510
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 40 101 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 54
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 £242 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -14.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -41.30%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -14 20 £425 +29.77% 12
South East +3 6 £250 -44.44% 1
East of England -15 6 £338 -3.57% 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £425 -5.02% 1
North West 0 1 £120 -43.52%
South West -5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -33 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (37.04%) Windows
2 27 (25.00%) SQL
3 24 (22.22%) VMware
3 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 23 (21.30%) Windows Server
5 21 (19.44%) Linux
6 20 (18.52%) Oracle
7 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
9 16 (14.81%) ITIL
9 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (12.96%) DNS
11 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (12.04%) .NET
12 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (12.04%) Finance
13 12 (11.11%) Unix
13 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (10.19%) DHCP
14 11 (10.19%) Firewall
15 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
15 10 (9.26%) Cisco
15 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
16 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
16 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
16 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
16 9 (8.33%) MS Office

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 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) CMS
2 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) IIS
4 5 (4.63%) WordPress
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Northgate Housing
1 3 (2.78%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.93%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.93%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.93%) assyst
2 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.93%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.93%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) DNS
2 11 (10.19%) DHCP
2 11 (10.19%) Firewall
3 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.56%) Internet
5 5 (4.63%) Intranet
5 5 (4.63%) LAN
5 5 (4.63%) WAN
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.78%) HTTP
6 3 (2.78%) Network Security
6 3 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.78%) SAN
6 3 (2.78%) VLAN
6 3 (2.78%) VPN
7 2 (1.85%) SSH
7 2 (1.85%) SSL
7 2 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) BODI
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.93%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.70%) International Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Billing
5 2 (1.85%) Front Office
5 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 9 (8.33%) CSS
3 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.63%) XML
4 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.78%) Web Services
5 3 (2.78%) XSLT
6 2 (1.85%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.85%) LAMP
6 2 (1.85%) Middleware
6 2 (1.85%) SAML
6 2 (1.85%) WCF
7 1 (0.93%) DHTML
7 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.93%) JDBC
7 1 (0.93%) JMS
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 8 (7.41%) NHS
2 7 (6.48%) Replication
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) SCADA
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Windows
2 23 (21.30%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.44%) Linux
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.11%) Unix
5 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.56%) Solaris
9 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) ITIL
2 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.41%) Change Management
5 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.48%) Project Management
6 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.56%) Service Management
7 5 (4.63%) Campaign Management
7 5 (4.63%) CRM
7 5 (4.63%) Patch Management
7 5 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.70%) Database Optimisation
8 4 (3.70%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.70%) Migration
8 4 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) C#
3 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.70%) Java
5 4 (3.70%) PHP
5 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) C++
6 3 (2.78%) Perl
6 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.85%) AWK
7 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.85%) Python
7 2 (1.85%) Ruby
7 2 (1.85%) sed
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
3 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) CCNA
4 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) CCDE
5 3 (2.78%) CCIE
6 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) UAG
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.78%) SCCM
3 3 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.85%) Ansible
4 2 (1.85%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) VMware
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle
3 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.26%) Cisco
5 7 (6.48%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.56%) Sun
7 5 (4.63%) NetApp
7 5 (4.63%) Symantec
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix
8 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.70%) Veritas
9 3 (2.78%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.78%) Northgate
9 3 (2.78%) Orchard
10 2 (1.85%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) Reuters
11 1 (0.93%) Dell
11 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.93%) Murex
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