The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Support Analyst 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
System Support Analyst
Rank 586 558 553
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 37 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.068% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.072% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 7
Average daily rate £330 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £490 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £281 £309
% change year-on-year
+17.43% -8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -0.83%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 13 February 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 35 £325 +21.60% 9
London +9 27 £250 +11.11% 2
South East +6 5 £330 +3.12% 2
Surrey - 4 £330 -
City of London +46 2 £390 -
Scotland -1 2 £359 +79.37%
Edinburgh - 2 £359 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Feltham +2 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £275 -2.13%
East of England -6 1 £350 +59.09%
Chelmsford - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £350 -

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 46 (51.11%) Finance
2 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) Windows
4 26 (28.89%) SQL
5 23 (25.56%) ITIL
6 20 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
8 15 (16.67%) MS Office
9 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
9 13 (14.44%) Wealth Management
9 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
10 12 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 12 (13.33%) Change Management
11 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.11%) Oracle
12 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
13 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (10.00%) Change Control
13 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.00%) Project Management
14 8 (8.89%) Legal
14 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.89%) .NET
14 8 (8.89%) Linux
14 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
14 8 (8.89%) Release Management
14 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) Documentum
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) Captiva
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Office
2 12 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.33%) Northgate Housing
1 3 (3.33%) thinkFolio
1 3 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.22%) Adaptiv
2 2 (2.22%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.11%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.44%) WAN
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) LDAP
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) SSH
5 1 (1.11%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.11%) VLAN
5 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.22%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 46 (51.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Legal
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Front Office
6 2 (2.22%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.44%) ELK Stack
4 3 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 4 (4.44%) AS400
3 4 (4.44%) iSeries
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Wealth Management
3 12 (13.33%) Change Management
4 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.00%) Change Control
5 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.89%) Release Management
6 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) SDLC
7 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.67%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.56%) Internal Audit
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.67%) C#
3 6 (6.67%) VB
4 4 (4.44%) Perl
4 4 (4.44%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) Java
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Korn
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
1 5 (5.56%) MCSA
1 5 (5.56%) MCSE
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CISSP
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) WSUS
2 4 (4.44%) Cacti
2 4 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.44%) Nagios
2 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) SCCM
3 3 (3.33%) Control-M
4 2 (2.22%) SCOM
4 2 (2.22%) SCSM
4 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) Symantec
5 5 (5.56%) Capita
5 5 (5.56%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 5 (5.56%) Tableau
6 4 (4.44%) CommVault
6 4 (4.44%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.33%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco
7 3 (3.33%) Northgate
8 2 (2.22%) CODA
8 2 (2.22%) Cognos
8 2 (2.22%) Microgen
8 2 (2.22%) Orchard
8 2 (2.22%) SunGard
9 1 (1.11%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat