The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 17 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 67 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 612 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.34% 95.77% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 313 434
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - -
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Orchard
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard