The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 92 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £305 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+101.85% -25.00%
Systems Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1400 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Games
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Wiki
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Taleo
4 1 (11.11%) Ceridian
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Ceridian
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle