The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 220 223 205
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 24 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
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£230 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.98% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.19 £14.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.88% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £18.34 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £13.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+107.20% -18.38%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Systems Support
England

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
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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 -17 9 £318 +5.83% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £228 -34.92% 2
Berkshire +6 4 £230 -
Surrey +1 3 £205 -41.42%
West Sussex 0 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (43.18%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) HP
6 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
8 6 (13.64%) ERP
9 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
9 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
9 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) NetApp
9 5 (11.36%) Firewall
9 5 (11.36%) Finance
9 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
10 4 (9.09%) Degree
10 4 (9.09%) SAN
10 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.09%) NFS
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) SLA
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.55%) 3G
4 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.55%) IPsec
4 2 (4.55%) 2G
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) 4G
4 2 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.55%) SS7
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Firebird
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Military
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Avionics
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SAML
1 2 (4.55%) JSF
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ERP
2 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) Wealth Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Control
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Data Entry
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.27%) Validation
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) VB
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCDST
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.27%) GxP
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) NFS
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) SCSM
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
5 5 (11.36%) NetApp
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) McAfee
7 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) BMC
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) Sage
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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