The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.45% -2.28%
Systems Support
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 504 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.54% 97.11% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 375 380
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 24
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support across the South Wales region.

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support across the South Wales region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat