The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank - - 79
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £29.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-53.69% +91.80%
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 926 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.94% 95.56% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 557 542
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 38
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 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 North East region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow