The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 379 394 398
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 36 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 22
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
Systems Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 11 £350 -20.00%
Feltham - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (29.03%) Finance
4 21 (22.58%) SQL
5 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
6 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.13%) Linux
7 15 (16.13%) ITIL
7 15 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 14 (15.05%) MS Office
9 11 (11.83%) UNIX
9 11 (11.83%) LAN
9 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
9 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (10.75%) SLA
10 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
11 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.68%) SAN
11 9 (9.68%) Cisco
11 9 (9.68%) Citrix
11 9 (9.68%) Oracle
11 9 (9.68%) VMware
11 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
12 8 (8.60%) Degree
12 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
12 8 (8.60%) Project Management
12 8 (8.60%) Change Management
13 7 (7.53%) Apple

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) Moodle
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.05%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Agresso
2 3 (3.23%) Adaptiv
3 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.08%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (1.08%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.08%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) LAN
2 9 (9.68%) SAN
3 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) DNS
4 7 (7.53%) WAN
4 7 (7.53%) DHCP
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
5 5 (5.38%) Wireless
5 5 (5.38%) VLAN
6 4 (4.30%) NAS
6 4 (4.30%) Intranet
6 4 (4.30%) Internet
6 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.30%) VoIP
6 4 (4.30%) WLAN
7 2 (2.15%) Telepresence
8 1 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.08%) FirePass
8 1 (1.08%) SSH
8 1 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Local Government
5 2 (2.15%) International Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) WCF
3 1 (1.08%) REST
3 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
4 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.30%) iPhone
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.23%) Physics
5 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.23%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.08%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) UNIX
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.30%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) Android
9 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 3 (3.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) HPUX
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.60%) Change Management
4 8 (8.60%) Project Management
5 7 (7.53%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.53%) Release Management
6 6 (6.45%) Workflow
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.38%) Change Control
8 4 (4.30%) Time Management
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.23%) Service Management
9 3 (3.23%) CRM
9 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.23%) Network Management
9 3 (3.23%) Analytics
9 3 (3.23%) SDLC
10 2 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) VBA
3 3 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) PHP
4 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.15%) Korn
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) sed
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) CCA
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) vSphere
3 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) XenApp
4 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) Squid
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) MOM
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Citrix
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco
2 9 (9.68%) VMware
3 7 (7.53%) Apple
4 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.30%) Google
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) SunGard
5 4 (4.30%) HP
6 3 (3.23%) Tableau
6 3 (3.23%) NetApp
6 3 (3.23%) Symantec
7 2 (2.15%) Veritas
7 2 (2.15%) Dell
7 2 (2.15%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Cognos
7 2 (2.15%) CODA
7 2 (2.15%) Sun
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