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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 551 566 548
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 53 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 28
Median daily rate £328 £345 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £179 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £553 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
-14.39% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £37.00 £31.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £29.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-53.69% +116.66%
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
43326 47716 48151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.87% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28578 30875 30978
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1842 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 -1 18 £375 -11.76% 7
South East +18 12 £375 +15.38% 7
South West +15 8 £278 +29.06% 3
East of England -1 7 £197 -45.65% 4
West Midlands -8 3 £125 -26.47% 1
Yorkshire +20 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 3
North West +4 1 - - 1
Systems Support
UK

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 47 (43.52%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (24.07%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
4 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
4 23 (21.30%) Linux
5 20 (18.52%) Finance
6 19 (17.59%) Firewall
7 18 (16.67%) SQL
8 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (14.81%) ITIL
9 15 (13.89%) Unix
10 14 (12.96%) DNS
11 13 (12.04%) SCCM
12 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (11.11%) DHCP
12 12 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.19%) Oracle
13 11 (10.19%) Apple
13 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
14 10 (9.26%) IIS
14 10 (9.26%) Cisco
15 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
15 9 (8.33%) Perl
16 8 (7.41%) .NET
16 8 (7.41%) MS Office
16 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
16 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification

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 12 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (3.70%) SystmOne
2 3 (2.78%) Summit
2 3 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.85%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.93%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Maximo
4 1 (0.93%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.93%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Office 365
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.93%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.59%) Firewall
2 14 (12.96%) DNS
3 12 (11.11%) DHCP
4 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.48%) NAS
5 7 (6.48%) SAN
6 6 (5.56%) Internet
6 6 (5.56%) Network Security
6 6 (5.56%) VPN
7 5 (4.63%) WAN
7 5 (4.63%) Wireless
8 3 (2.78%) ADSL
8 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (2.78%) SSL
9 2 (1.85%) BGP
9 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.85%) MPLS
9 2 (1.85%) OSPF
9 2 (1.85%) VLAN
10 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) Hudson
4 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Banking
2 3 (2.78%) Front Office
2 3 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Czech Language
4 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.85%) HTML
3 2 (1.85%) LAMP
3 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) DHTML
4 1 (0.93%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.93%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) ODBC
4 1 (0.93%) OLE
4 1 (0.93%) OLE DB
4 1 (0.93%) XHTML
4 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.63%) NHS
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Derivative
4 3 (2.78%) AS400
4 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.93%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Windows
2 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.30%) Linux
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.89%) Unix
6 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.70%) Solaris
12 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) AIX
13 1 (0.93%) MVS
13 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) ITIL
2 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 7 (6.48%) Change Management
3 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.63%) CRM
5 5 (4.63%) DevOps
5 5 (4.63%) Network Design
5 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.70%) ERP
6 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.70%) Migration
6 4 (3.70%) Project Management
6 4 (3.70%) Release Management
6 4 (3.70%) Time Management
7 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) Perl
3 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.70%) C#
4 4 (3.70%) Java
4 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.85%) AWK
5 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.85%) Python
5 2 (1.85%) sed
5 2 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) JCL
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) MCSE
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.78%) CCNA
5 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) MCP
5 3 (2.78%) MCSA
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ACDT
6 2 (1.85%) ACHDS
6 2 (1.85%) ACTC
6 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.85%) MCDST
6 2 (1.85%) MCSM
6 2 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.93%) UAG
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) SCCM
2 6 (5.56%) Terraform
3 5 (4.63%) Puppet
4 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.70%) Casper Suite
4 4 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.78%) Ansible
5 3 (2.78%) WSUS
6 2 (1.85%) Control-M
6 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.93%) Kibana
7 1 (0.93%) logstash
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.07%) VMware
3 11 (10.19%) Apple
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle
4 10 (9.26%) Cisco
5 5 (4.63%) Citrix
5 5 (4.63%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) Escenic
6 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 4 (3.70%) Northgate
6 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL
6 4 (3.70%) Sophos
6 4 (3.70%) Tableau
7 3 (2.78%) Adobe
7 3 (2.78%) Dell
7 3 (2.78%) Infor
7 3 (2.78%) Murex
7 3 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 3 (2.78%) Veeam
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