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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Support Analyst
Rank 556 569 550
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 64 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 23
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£375 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 - £13.75

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 28 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 31 July 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 -1 63 £375 +17.18% 10
East of England +31 35 £350 +47.36% 1
Essex +24 33 £350 +47.36% 1
Chelmsford - 21 £350 -
South East -6 15 £450 +97.58% 3
Berkshire - 12 £450 - 1
London -7 8 £350 -22.22%
Surrey - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
West Midlands +2 2 - - 3
East Midlands 0 2 £155 -
City of London -12 2 £413 -8.33%
Bedfordshire +11 1 £270 -22.85%
Peterborough +4 1 - -
Leicestershire +1 1 £113 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 £448 +39.84% 1
North West -27 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £198 -
Bedford - 1 £270 -
Belfast - 1 £213 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £448 -
Nottingham - 1 £198 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £213 -
County Antrim - 1 £213 -

Systems Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Windows
3 27 (25.23%) SQL
4 26 (24.30%) ITIL
4 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.89%) Incident Management
6 16 (14.95%) Change Management
7 15 (14.02%) ERP
8 14 (13.08%) VMware
9 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
9 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (11.21%) AAT
10 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
10 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (11.21%) CIPFA
10 12 (11.21%) CIMA
10 12 (11.21%) CCAB
11 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
12 10 (9.35%) IIS
12 10 (9.35%) MS Office
12 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.35%) Cognos
13 9 (8.41%) DHCP
13 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.41%) DNS
13 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
14 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (7.48%) CODA
14 8 (7.48%) VBA

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (9.35%) IIS
2 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.35%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.80%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (1.87%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.87%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.87%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.87%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.93%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.93%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.93%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.93%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.93%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) DHCP
1 9 (8.41%) DNS
2 7 (6.54%) Intranet
2 7 (6.54%) Internet
3 6 (5.61%) VoIP
4 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.67%) VPN
4 5 (4.67%) Wireless
4 5 (4.67%) LAN
5 4 (3.74%) VLAN
5 4 (3.74%) WLAN
5 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.80%) SAN
6 3 (2.80%) Firewall
7 2 (1.87%) Network Security
7 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.93%) SSH
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.74%) MS Access
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) DTS
5 2 (1.87%) ProClarity
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) .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 (6.54%) NHS
2 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
4 3 (2.80%) iSeries
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Windows
2 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.67%) Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.74%) UNIX
7 4 (3.74%) Android
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.87%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Incident Management
3 16 (14.95%) Change Management
4 15 (14.02%) ERP
5 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.48%) Service Management
7 7 (6.54%) Project Management
7 7 (6.54%) Workflow
7 7 (6.54%) SDLC
8 6 (5.61%) Network Management
8 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.67%) Migration
9 5 (4.67%) Document Management
9 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.74%) CRM
10 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.80%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.48%) VBA
4 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.80%) Prolog
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) RPG
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) sed
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) Korn
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) CIPFA
1 12 (11.21%) CIMA
1 12 (11.21%) CCAB
1 12 (11.21%) AAT
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) CCNP
3 2 (1.87%) CCNA
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Nagios
1 5 (4.67%) Icinga
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) VMware
3 10 (9.35%) Cognos
4 8 (7.48%) CODA
5 7 (6.54%) Thunderhead
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco
6 6 (5.61%) Citrix
7 5 (4.67%) Hyperion
7 5 (4.67%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (3.74%) Apple
8 4 (3.74%) Google
9 3 (2.80%) Kronos
9 3 (2.80%) SunGard
9 3 (2.80%) HP
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
10 2 (1.87%) NetApp
10 2 (1.87%) Northgate
10 2 (1.87%) Capita
10 2 (1.87%) Kaspersky
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