The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 252 246 226
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
Median daily rate £250 £450 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +95.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £294 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £500 £234
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -41.30%
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
8311 9063 8668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.85% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5337 4682
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 426 432
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Systems Support in the job title.

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +7 2 £250 +8.69%
Berkshire -7 2 - -
Surrey -14 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 £165 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Systems Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) SLA
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (23.81%) WordPress
8 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
8 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) Intranet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) WordPress
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Intranet
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Perforce