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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 250 243 226
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £320 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+101.85% -25.00%
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
8011 8890 7964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 93.80% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4759 4142
Average daily rate £385 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 434 467
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Surrey -3 6 £330 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £100 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) WSUS
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) Symantec
8 5 (23.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) Rackspace
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (19.05%) Change Control
9 4 (19.05%) Open Source
9 4 (19.05%) Puppet
9 4 (19.05%) ELK Stack
9 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 4 (19.05%) MCP
9 4 (19.05%) VB
9 4 (19.05%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Change Control
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
1 4 (19.05%) Web Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) B2C
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Research
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.76%) Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (19.05%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
2 4 (19.05%) Cacti
2 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
3 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM
5 1 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Rackspace
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) CommVault
4 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) IFS
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Netezza
7 1 (4.76%) Northgate
7 1 (4.76%) Orchard
7 1 (4.76%) Teradata
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas
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