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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Analyst
Rank 550 578 540
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 43 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.037% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 4
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£230 £238 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £202 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £292 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 - £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.75

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Systems Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +16 41 £230 -3.15% 7
London +23 21 £225 -1.09% 2
South East -11 14 £275 +12.82% 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £275 - 1
Oxford - 6 £230 - 1
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £200 -
East of England +18 1 - -
North West -18 1 £150 +36.36%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Brentford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Grangemouth - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.84%) ITIL
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (19.30%) VMware
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
6 11 (19.30%) IIS
6 11 (19.30%) Intranet
7 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
7 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
7 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
8 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (15.79%) DHCP
8 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 9 (15.79%) DNS
9 8 (14.04%) Firewall
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (12.28%) VPN
10 7 (12.28%) MS Office
10 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.53%) LAN
11 6 (10.53%) VoIP
11 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.53%) SLA
11 6 (10.53%) Cisco
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (19.30%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.75%) Agresso
2 1 (1.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Intranet
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
4 7 (12.28%) VPN
5 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 6 (10.53%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) WLAN
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) SSH
7 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
1 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (5.26%) iPhone
1 3 (5.26%) iSeries
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Network Management
4 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) ERP
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Web Development
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) EAI
8 1 (1.75%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.75%) MVC
8 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) Release Management
8 1 (1.75%) Web Design
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) RPG
4 3 (5.26%) Prolog
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Korn
5 1 (1.75%) sed
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) CCNP
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Nagios
1 5 (8.77%) Icinga
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
5 4 (7.02%) Apple
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
6 3 (5.26%) Kronos
6 3 (5.26%) Google
6 3 (5.26%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.75%) Akamai
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.75%) KANA
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) Kofax
7 1 (1.75%) OpenText
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
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