The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 408 392 411
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 19 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 15
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £261 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £575 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £68.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -77.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £29.25 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-53.69% +103.47%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 5 £240 -54.28% 4
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Systems Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.81%) SCCM
4 10 (23.81%) Unix
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) IIS
5 9 (21.43%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) VMware
6 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 8 (19.05%) Apple
6 8 (19.05%) Perl
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.29%) Terraform
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (11.90%) MySQL
9 5 (11.90%) DHCP
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Summit
2 1 (2.38%) Infor LN
2 1 (2.38%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.38%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) Wireless
4 4 (9.52%) NAS
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) Extranet
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) MPLS
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) DHTML
3 1 (2.38%) Dropwizard
3 1 (2.38%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XHTML
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Derivative
2 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.81%) Unix
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) CentOS
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) MVS
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) JCL
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSA
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ACDT
3 2 (4.76%) ACHDS
3 2 (4.76%) ACTC
3 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) MCDST
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSM
3 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ACMT
4 1 (2.38%) CCDE
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Terraform
3 4 (9.52%) Casper Suite
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) Control-M
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.38%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.38%) Kibana
5 1 (2.38%) logstash
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Apple
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Escenic
4 4 (9.52%) Sophos
4 4 (9.52%) Tableau
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Murex
6 2 (4.76%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Misys
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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