The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 226 232 208
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 19 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£230 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £144 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £353 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £14.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.88 £16.32
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -14.98%
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 9 £300 +100.00% 2
Berkshire +11 3 £215 -14.00%
West Sussex +4 3 £128 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Surrey +3 1 £200 -42.85%
East Sussex - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.39%) HP
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (13.04%) ERP
7 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) MS Office
8 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.87%) NetApp
8 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.87%) NFS
8 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
9 4 (8.70%) WAN
9 4 (8.70%) UNIX
9 4 (8.70%) SLA
9 4 (8.70%) SAN
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.70%) Business Objects

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
2 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) DVB
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.35%) IPsec
4 2 (4.35%) 2G
4 2 (4.35%) SS7
4 2 (4.35%) SSL
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) 3G
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) 4G
4 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Firebird
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) DTS
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) JSF
1 2 (4.35%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
1 3 (6.52%) MPEG
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.52%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (6.52%) Wealth Management
2 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.52%) Change Control
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
3 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
3 2 (4.35%) Time Management
3 2 (4.35%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.17%) MVC
4 1 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCDST
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) NFS
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) Shibboleth
6 2 (4.35%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.35%) SCSM
4 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) HP
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) NetApp
5 4 (8.70%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.52%) F5
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Bloomberg
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) Veritas
7 2 (4.35%) BMC
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago