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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
England / London
Rank 391 389 405
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 12 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 8
Median daily rate £375 £345 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.92 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-58.57% +159.25%

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -8 3 £450 -1.63% 4
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) IIS
4 10 (27.78%) Unix
4 10 (27.78%) SCCM
5 8 (22.22%) Firewall
5 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) Apple
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.22%) Perl
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) DNS
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (16.67%) DHCP
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) SAN
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
8 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (13.89%) DevOps
8 5 (13.89%) Degree
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.11%) TeamCity

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 10 (27.78%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Summit
2 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.78%) Infor LN
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.78%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) DHCP
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.78%) Skype
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Essbase
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Dropwizard
2 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Derivative
1 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Unix
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) CentOS
8 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.78%) MVS
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
1 5 (13.89%) DevOps
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Kanban
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) JCL
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ACDT
3 2 (5.56%) ACHDS
3 2 (5.56%) ACTC
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCDST
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCSM
3 2 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ACMT
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Casper Suite
2 4 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (5.56%) Control-M
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Apple
1 8 (22.22%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Escenic
4 4 (11.11%) Sophos
4 4 (11.11%) Tableau
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) Murex
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.78%) Misys
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy