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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
England / South East
Rank 230 238 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 8 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £325 £310 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -25.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £330 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.49 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £24.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-41.41% +83.33%

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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +12 4 £250 -
West Sussex +4 2 - -
Surrey +9 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £400 +33.33%
Systems Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) SystmOne
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.79%) ADSL
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 3 (15.79%) NHS
5 3 (15.79%) RoboHelp
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Publishing
5 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
5 3 (15.79%) NAS

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SystmOne
2 1 (5.26%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (5.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (5.26%) Infor CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
2 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) ADSL
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) HSRP
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) VRRP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) CRM
1 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Huawei
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Comptel
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) NetCracker
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy