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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 609 581 580
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 29 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 39
Median daily rate £255 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% -36.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.45 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-13.27% -37.98%

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 25 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 1 July 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 -37 20 £250 -28.57% 10
London -16 8 £300 -14.28% 3
Edinburgh - 7 £238 -
Scotland - 7 £238 -
South East 0 3 £250 -16.66% 3
South West - 3 £150 -
Bristol - 3 £150 -
City of London +31 2 £380 -7.87% 2
North West -5 2 £120 - 1
West Midlands -20 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £120 - 1
Wales - 2 £325 -
Oxfordshire +11 1 £250 - 2
Oxford +1 1 £250 -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £225 -49.72%
Yorkshire -3 1 £225 -49.72% 1
East of England -14 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Essex -15 1 £300 -14.28%
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £120 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Cranbrook - 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) ITIL
4 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
4 18 (28.13%) Finance
5 16 (25.00%) Oracle
6 13 (20.31%) VMware
7 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
8 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
8 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
8 11 (17.19%) DNS
9 10 (15.63%) SLA
10 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
10 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) DHCP
10 9 (14.06%) Linux
10 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (12.50%) MS Office
11 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
12 7 (10.94%) SCCM
12 7 (10.94%) SCOM
12 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (10.94%) Change Management

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 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
1 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) WordPress
4 2 (3.13%) Captiva
4 2 (3.13%) Documentum
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.13%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (3.13%) OPENHousing
2 2 (3.13%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (1.56%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.56%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.56%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) Intranet
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) 3G
5 1 (1.56%) 4G
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
5 1 (1.56%) LDAP
5 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.56%) SMTP
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.69%) MS Access
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) BODI
6 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Toad
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Law
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Billing
4 2 (3.13%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) EDI
2 1 (1.56%) JDBC
2 1 (1.56%) JMS
2 1 (1.56%) SAML
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.38%) NHS
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.56%) PACS
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.56%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.06%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.13%) Unix
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.94%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) Document Management
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) Service Management
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Network Management
7 3 (4.69%) Time Management
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.13%) Validation
8 2 (3.13%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) RPG
4 1 (1.56%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) Tcl
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MCP
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
5 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCAD
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) XenApp
3 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
1 7 (10.94%) SCOM
2 6 (9.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) Symantec
5 4 (6.25%) NetApp
5 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.69%) Apple
6 3 (4.69%) CA
6 3 (4.69%) Orchard
7 2 (3.13%) Capita
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) Northgate
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (3.13%) Sun
8 1 (1.56%) Civica
8 1 (1.56%) Hummingbird
8 1 (1.56%) NetSuite