The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Systems Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 604 575 579
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 37 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 17
Median daily rate £225 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £198 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Systems Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Systems Support Analyst in the job title.

Systems Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK.

Systems Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Systems Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK.

Systems Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
England -47 32 £213 -39.28% 5
South East -16 11 £200 -27.27% 1
London -32 11 £275 -23.61% 1
Oxford +9 8 £200 -13.04%
Oxfordshire +6 8 £200 -13.04% 1
Scotland -5 5 £350 +75.00%
Edinburgh -6 4 £294 -
North West -9 4 £120 -20.00%
Manchester - 4 £120 -
Salford - 3 £120 -
Middlesex - 2 £190 -
City of London +44 1 £500 -
East of England +7 1 - - 1
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Yorkshire +3 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire -2 1 £225 -
West Midlands -12 1 £330 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Grantham - 1 - -
North East - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Systems Support Analyst 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 featuring Systems Support Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.46%) Windows
3 26 (33.33%) ITIL
3 26 (33.33%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) SQL
5 21 (26.92%) SharePoint
6 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
7 17 (21.79%) MS Office
8 16 (20.51%) Oracle
9 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 14 (17.95%) VMware
11 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
11 12 (15.38%) Linux
11 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (15.38%) Wealth Management
12 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
14 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (10.26%) SLA
14 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
14 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
15 7 (8.97%) DNS
15 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
15 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
15 7 (8.97%) Symantec

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.41%) CMS
3 5 (6.41%) Documentum
3 5 (6.41%) WordPress
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.85%) Captiva
5 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Office
2 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) OPENHousing
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.56%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (1.28%) Aareon QL
4 1 (1.28%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.28%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) DNS
1 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.69%) Intranet
3 5 (6.41%) DHCP
4 4 (5.13%) Internet
5 3 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) HTTP
6 1 (1.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.28%) LDAP
6 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.28%) SMTP
6 1 (1.28%) SSH
6 1 (1.28%) SSL
6 1 (1.28%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Toad
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Front Office
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.28%) EDI
3 1 (1.28%) JDBC
3 1 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.41%) NHS
2 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.85%) Clustering
2 3 (3.85%) Statistics
3 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.28%) PACS
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Unix
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.69%) Change Control
5 6 (7.69%) Change Management
6 5 (6.41%) Document Management
6 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.13%) Open Source
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Service Management
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
7 4 (5.13%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) CRM
8 3 (3.85%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.13%) VB
4 2 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) RPG
5 1 (1.28%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.69%) MCP
2 6 (7.69%) MCSA
2 6 (7.69%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) MCAD
6 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.41%) SCCM
3 4 (5.13%) Cacti
3 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.13%) Nagios
3 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
3 4 (5.13%) WSUS
4 3 (3.85%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) Symantec
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 4 (5.13%) CommVault
5 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.13%) Northgate
5 4 (5.13%) Orchard
5 4 (5.13%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.85%) Capita
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Cognos
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Lotus
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
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