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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 605 595 588
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 25 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.088% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.093% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 22
Median daily rate £225 £350 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +30.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 - £24.50

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 24 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 7 December 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 +4 25 £225 -35.71% 14
London -9 11 £225 -43.75% 4
South East +25 5 £375 +13.63% 4
East of England +5 3 £197 -43.71% 2
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £350 - 1
City of London - 2 £240 - 3
Southampton - 2 £350 - 1
Ipswich - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Surrey +16 1 - - 1
Essex +2 1 £197 -43.71%
Worcestershire +1 1 - -
Worcester 0 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - -
North West - 1 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Havant - 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.50%) Retail
6 6 (10.71%) Banking
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.93%) NHS
7 5 (8.93%) MS Office
7 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
7 5 (8.93%) SCCM
8 4 (7.14%) SCOM
8 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Drupal
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) RoboHelp
3 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Summit
2 1 (1.79%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (1.79%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.79%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DHCP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (1.79%) BGP
4 1 (1.79%) HSRP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) OSPF
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) VRRP
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MS Access
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.79%) Xdebug
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Publishing
6 2 (3.57%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) CSS
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) DHTML
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) WSH
2 1 (1.79%) XHTML
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) AS400
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) SystemC
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) MVS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (5.36%) Change Management
3 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.57%) Content Management
4 2 (3.57%) CRM
4 2 (3.57%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (3.57%) Project Management
4 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.79%) API Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Application Discovery
5 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.79%) Secure Coding
5 1 (1.79%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) VBA
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) JCL
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCA
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.57%) Control-M
4 2 (3.57%) Grafana
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.36%) NetApp
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Murex
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) CommVault
6 1 (1.79%) Huawei
6 1 (1.79%) Infor
6 1 (1.79%) Northgate
6 1 (1.79%) Veeam