The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 387 367 365
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 30 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.66 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -34.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £13.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+152.25% -18.38%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Support
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
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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 +21 13 £413 +10.00% 4
Isleworth - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Finance
4 14 (25.00%) ITIL
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.43%) VMware
6 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.86%) SAN
7 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (12.50%) Linux
10 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.50%) DNS
10 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (10.71%) General Ledger
11 6 (10.71%) Credit Risk
11 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (10.71%) HP
11 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.71%) Symantec
12 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (8.93%) Workflow
12 5 (8.93%) DHCP
12 5 (8.93%) SLA
12 5 (8.93%) UNIX

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Agresso
1 2 (3.57%) Adaptiv
1 2 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) Extranet
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) DTS
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) General Ledger
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.36%) Market Risk
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
3 2 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) EFT
4 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.79%) Android
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) MVS
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Workflow
2 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.14%) Release Management
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.36%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (1.79%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (1.79%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Business Development
6 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Bourne shell
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) JCL
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) MCITP
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) MCSM
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.79%) vSphere
7 1 (1.79%) UAG
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) Nagios
3 2 (3.57%) YUM
4 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) HP
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) Symantec
4 4 (7.14%) EMC
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Meru Networks
5 3 (5.36%) Cognos
5 3 (5.36%) SunGard
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Apple
5 3 (5.36%) Juniper
5 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 2 (3.57%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.79%) Meraki
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