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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Analyst
Rank 566 574 564
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 59 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.082% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 10
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£375 £348 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.88 £18.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £14.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £21.65 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 - £25.00

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
Top 25 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 28 August 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 +7 59 £375 +17.18% 7
East of England +25 25 £375 +81.81% 2
Essex +20 24 £375 +57.89% 2
South East -10 15 £450 +20.00% 2
Chelmsford - 13 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 13 £450 -
London +9 11 £338 -25.00%
Yorkshire -27 4 £213 -33.59%
West Yorkshire - 4 £213 -
East Midlands -6 3 £155 -
Leeds - 3 £213 -
City of London -1 2 £300 -33.33%
West Midlands -1 2 £168 -47.65%
Surrey - 2 £170 - 1
Peterborough 0 1 - -
Leicestershire -2 1 £113 -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £198 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £168 -
Derby - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £250 -
Nottingham - 1 £198 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £168 -

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 26 (24.07%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) Windows
4 21 (19.44%) ITIL
5 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 19 (17.59%) Incident Management
7 17 (15.74%) Change Management
8 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 13 (12.04%) ERP
9 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (11.11%) CIPFA
10 12 (11.11%) CIMA
10 12 (11.11%) CCAB
10 12 (11.11%) AAT
11 11 (10.19%) Project Management
11 11 (10.19%) Cognos
11 11 (10.19%) MS Office
12 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
12 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
12 10 (9.26%) SDLC
12 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (8.33%) CODA
13 9 (8.33%) Service Management
13 9 (8.33%) Workflow
13 9 (8.33%) VMware
14 8 (7.41%) Thunderhead
14 8 (7.41%) Internet
14 8 (7.41%) VBA

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Office
2 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (2.78%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.85%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.85%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.93%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.93%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.93%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.93%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.93%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.93%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.93%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.56%) LAN
4 5 (4.63%) VoIP
4 5 (4.63%) VPN
4 5 (4.63%) DNS
4 5 (4.63%) DHCP
4 5 (4.63%) Wireless
5 4 (3.70%) Intranet
5 4 (3.70%) VLAN
5 4 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.70%) WLAN
6 3 (2.78%) Firewall
7 2 (1.85%) WAN
8 1 (0.93%) SAN
8 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.70%) MS Access
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) DTS
6 2 (1.85%) ProClarity
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 45 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) NHS
1 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) iPhone
3 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.78%) iSeries
5 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.63%) Linux
5 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.70%) UNIX
5 4 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Incident Management
3 17 (15.74%) Change Management
4 13 (12.04%) ERP
4 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.19%) Project Management
6 10 (9.26%) SDLC
7 9 (8.33%) Service Management
7 9 (8.33%) Workflow
8 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.56%) Document Management
9 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.63%) Release Management
9 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.70%) Migration
10 4 (3.70%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.78%) Network Management
11 3 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) VBA
3 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.78%) RPG
4 3 (2.78%) Prolog
5 2 (1.85%) Perl
5 2 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) sed
6 1 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) CIPFA
1 12 (11.11%) CIMA
1 12 (11.11%) CCAB
1 12 (11.11%) AAT
2 3 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
1 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Nagios
1 3 (2.78%) Icinga
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) Cognos
3 9 (8.33%) CODA
3 9 (8.33%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) Thunderhead
5 6 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) Citrix
6 5 (4.63%) Apple
6 5 (4.63%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.70%) SunGard
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle
7 4 (3.70%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) Kronos
8 3 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (1.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) Northgate
9 2 (1.85%) Capita
9 2 (1.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.93%) Aareon
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