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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 611 552 573
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 32 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 23
Median daily rate £200 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £223 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £350 £239
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +46.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 -
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 28 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 31 May 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 -36 28 £200 -42.85% 8
London -3 11 £260 -27.77%
South East -25 6 £200 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire +8 4 £200 -13.04% 2
Oxford 0 4 £200 -13.04%
Edinburgh -10 4 £200 - 1
Scotland -11 4 £200 - 1
North West -13 4 £120 -20.00% 1
Manchester - 4 £120 -
Salford - 3 £120 -
City of London +41 2 £380 -20.00%
Bristol - 2 £175 -
South West - 2 £175 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £225 - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £225 - 2
East of England -6 1 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Grantham - 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 25 (36.23%) Windows
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 18 (26.09%) Oracle
4 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
6 14 (20.29%) MS Office
7 13 (18.84%) VMware
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
9 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.49%) Linux
10 9 (13.04%) SLA
10 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
11 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (11.59%) Wealth Management
11 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
11 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (10.14%) DNS
12 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
12 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
13 6 (8.70%) Document Management
13 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008

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 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.25%) CMS
3 5 (7.25%) WordPress
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.35%) Captiva
4 3 (4.35%) Documentum
4 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.90%) OPENHousing
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.90%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (1.45%) Aareon QL
4 1 (1.45%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.45%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (1.45%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (1.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) Intranet
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) 3G
6 1 (1.45%) 4G
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) HTTP
6 1 (1.45%) LDAP
6 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.45%) SMTP
6 1 (1.45%) SSH
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) BODI
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Toad
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Billing
3 3 (4.35%) Front Office
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) EDI
2 1 (1.45%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.45%) JDBC
2 1 (1.45%) JMS
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.25%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
3 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.45%) PACS
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.90%) Unix
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (11.59%) Wealth Management
3 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.70%) Change Management
4 6 (8.70%) Document Management
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Management
5 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
6 4 (5.80%) Validation
7 3 (4.35%) Change Control
7 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.35%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) RPG
4 1 (1.45%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) Tcl
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.35%) MCP
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCAD
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.45%) Cacti
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Oracle
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) Northgate
4 4 (5.80%) Orchard
4 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.80%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) Capita
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Cognos
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 1 (1.45%) CommVault
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft