The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 77 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% - 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£108 - £121
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 - £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £245 £260
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
847 669 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.32% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 338 228
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £21.70
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support across the Milton Keynes region.

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support across the Milton Keynes region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agresso

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Agresso
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL