The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank 91 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.51% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £344 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.18% +16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -17.33%
Systems Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1133 1322 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.61% 94.56% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 715 633
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 49 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £49.75 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) WSUS
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Rackspace
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CommVault
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
2 4 (50.00%) Cacti
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Rackspace
2 4 (50.00%) CommVault
2 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware