The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 16 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 Somerset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.88 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+24.40% +1.56%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.78% 93.66% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 83 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Support
South West

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 2
Taunton - - - -
Systems Support
South West

Systems Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy