The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 71 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.38% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £238 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £175 £220
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
952 728 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.06% 92.04% 90.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 311 345
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 47
Average hourly rate £14.84 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.57 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Support
Berkshire

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Systems Support
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Firebird
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Firebird
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg