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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 382 382 296
Rank change year-on-year
0 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 16 11 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.051% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.055% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 30
Average daily rate
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£238 £250 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.08 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -24.00%
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +14 3 £396 +5.66% 2
Westminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Windows
4 16 (28.57%) Oracle
5 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (16.07%) Linux
8 9 (16.07%) UNIX
8 9 (16.07%) Migration
9 8 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (14.29%) VBA
10 7 (12.50%) MS Office
10 7 (12.50%) Banking
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
11 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.71%) SLA
12 5 (8.93%) CODA
12 5 (8.93%) Cognos
12 5 (8.93%) Sybase
12 5 (8.93%) AIX
12 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
12 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
13 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
13 4 (7.14%) Validation
13 4 (7.14%) Data Entry

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.14%) Agresso
2 4 (7.14%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.79%) Summit
4 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) FTP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) NAS
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Broadband
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.36%) MS Access
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.57%) Informix
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.79%) PowerMart
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.79%) OLAP
8 1 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.36%) jQuery
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 9 (16.07%) UNIX
4 5 (8.93%) AIX
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) SUSE
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (7.14%) Validation
2 4 (7.14%) Data Entry
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.36%) ETL
3 3 (5.36%) ERP
3 3 (5.36%) Change Control
3 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (3.57%) Data Validation
4 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) VBA
3 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) Korn
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) AWK
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
1 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) CODA
3 5 (8.93%) Cognos
3 5 (8.93%) Sybase
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Northgate
5 3 (5.36%) thinkFolio
6 2 (3.57%) DataSynapse
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Reuters
6 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.79%) Teradata
7 1 (1.79%) MKS
7 1 (1.79%) Charles River
7 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
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