The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
England / North West
Rank - 150 133
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.078% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.082% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £24.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-45.47% +83.33%

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2516 3645 2973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 94.72% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1616 2167 1718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 168 190
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft