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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 379 406 333
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 24 11 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.046% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 29
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£313 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £305 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £245 £260
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.66% -43.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 2 £325 +5.69% 2
Westminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) Windows
4 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) Oracle
6 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (15.00%) ITIL
9 8 (13.33%) Linux
9 8 (13.33%) MS Office
9 8 (13.33%) SLA
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
10 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.67%) Migration
10 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.67%) UNIX
10 7 (11.67%) VBA
10 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.00%) DNS
11 6 (10.00%) Cognos
11 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.00%) SAN
11 6 (10.00%) VMware
11 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Agresso
1 4 (6.67%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.33%) Adaptiv
4 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.67%) Summit
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) DNS
1 6 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) FTP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) SSH
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) Broadband
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.33%) MS Access
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
8 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.67%) PowerMart
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.33%) Toad
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
1 3 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.67%) Market Risk
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) AS400
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.67%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) ERP
5 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Data Entry
6 2 (3.33%) Release Management
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Change Control
6 2 (3.33%) ETL
6 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.33%) Workflow
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.67%) Data Management
7 1 (1.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) VBA
3 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.00%) Korn
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) RPG
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) CCA
3 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Cognos
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) CODA
4 5 (8.33%) Sybase
5 4 (6.67%) Apple
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Northgate
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.00%) SunGard
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) DataSynapse
7 2 (3.33%) thinkFolio
7 2 (3.33%) Meru Networks
7 2 (3.33%) Reuters
7 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
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