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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 375 399 375
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 38 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 11
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£438 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
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
22398 23591 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.89% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16199 15934
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 452 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +41 13 £438 +18.24% 4
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.58%) VMware
6 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 12 (19.35%) ITIL
7 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
7 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (16.13%) MS Office
8 10 (16.13%) SAN
9 9 (14.52%) Linux
10 8 (12.90%) DNS
10 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
11 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
11 7 (11.29%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
12 6 (9.68%) HP
12 6 (9.68%) Citrix
12 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (9.68%) Symantec
12 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (9.68%) Credit Risk
13 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.06%) Workflow
13 5 (8.06%) General Ledger

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Office
2 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Agresso
2 2 (3.23%) Adaptiv
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) ReMetrica
3 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) LDAP
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.61%) FTP
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) VoIP
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) SSH
6 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.84%) Front Office
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.23%) EPoS
4 2 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.61%) EFT
5 1 (1.61%) AS400
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Solaris
9 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.61%) Android
10 1 (1.61%) CentOS
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Workflow
2 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (6.45%) Release Management
4 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.84%) CRM
4 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.23%) DevOps
5 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.23%) ETL
5 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.23%) Data Management
5 2 (3.23%) Validation
5 2 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.23%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
3 3 (4.84%) VBA
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Bourne shell
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) RPG
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) MCITP
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) MCSA
4 2 (3.23%) MCSM
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) CCA
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) UAG
6 1 (1.61%) KVM
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) YUM
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Symantec
3 6 (9.68%) HP
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Apple
5 4 (6.45%) Northgate
6 3 (4.84%) NetApp
6 3 (4.84%) Meru Networks
6 3 (4.84%) Juniper
6 3 (4.84%) SunGard
6 3 (4.84%) Cognos
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) CODA
7 2 (3.23%) Tableau
7 2 (3.23%) thinkFolio
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