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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 227 212 234
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 19 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate £265 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £150 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £412 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £14.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £20.00 £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8914 7726 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.86% 92.18% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4911 3836 4443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £213
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 475 609 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.60 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £350 +16.66% 2
Berkshire -12 4 £244 -38.67%
West Sussex +2 3 £425 +226.92% 2
Hampshire -4 3 £363 +59.34%
Oxfordshire -3 2 - -
Surrey -10 1 £205 +17.14% 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - - 2
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
6 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Delphi
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Change Control
9 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
9 4 (11.76%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
9 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) NetApp
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco
10 3 (8.82%) NFS
10 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
10 3 (8.82%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) ATM
4 1 (2.94%) GSM
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) UMTS
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) SS7
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Firebird
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) DTS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Avionics
3 2 (5.88%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) SAML
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) JSF
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) CentOS
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) CRM
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Delphi
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) VB6
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
5 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago