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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Analyst
Rank 587 541 570
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 28 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.054% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £16.25 £16.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.95 £35.50 £20.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +32.85%

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 -26 28 £420 +20.00% 13
London +34 18 £425 +30.76% 7
South East -11 3 £278 -20.71%
City of London - 3 £488 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 2
South West -32 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
East of England -33 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Loughton - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
3 26 (35.62%) Finance
4 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.29%) ITIL
6 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) SAN
8 14 (19.18%) ERP
8 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
10 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
10 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.44%) EMC
10 12 (16.44%) Citrix
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (16.44%) VMware
11 11 (15.07%) Backup Exec
11 11 (15.07%) Wireless
11 11 (15.07%) Symantec
11 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.07%) Juniper
11 11 (15.07%) HP
11 11 (15.07%) Apple
11 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
11 11 (15.07%) DHCP
11 11 (15.07%) DNS
11 11 (15.07%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (15.07%) XenApp

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Agresso
2 4 (5.48%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.37%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (1.37%) Adaptiv
4 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) SAN
2 11 (15.07%) Wireless
2 11 (15.07%) DHCP
2 11 (15.07%) DNS
3 5 (6.85%) WAN
4 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) NAS
5 2 (2.74%) VPN
5 2 (2.74%) Firewall
6 1 (1.37%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) MS Access
6 2 (2.74%) DB2
7 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.22%) Advertising
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) EDI
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.11%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.48%) Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.74%) UNIX
7 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) ERP
3 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) ETL
6 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.37%) Project Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.37%) Workflow
7 1 (1.37%) Data Management
7 1 (1.37%) Migration
7 1 (1.37%) PLM
7 1 (1.37%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.37%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) VBA
3 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) AWK
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) sed
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (15.07%) MCITP
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) XenApp
4 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.74%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) EMC
2 12 (16.44%) Citrix
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) Symantec
3 11 (15.07%) Juniper
3 11 (15.07%) HP
3 11 (15.07%) Apple
3 11 (15.07%) Meru Networks
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) Cognos
6 5 (6.85%) CODA
7 3 (4.11%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.11%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) DataSynapse
8 2 (2.74%) thinkFolio
8 2 (2.74%) Sybase
8 2 (2.74%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) SunGard
8 2 (2.74%) Charles River
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