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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 612 570 581
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 32 85 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 61 37
Median daily rate £290 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £177 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -39.49%

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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 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 29 August 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 -53 25 £280 -20.00% 7
London -29 7 £313 -3.10% 2
Scotland +13 5 £270 -28.00%
East of England +1 5 £375 - 1
South East -3 5 £115 -74.44% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £270 -
South West - 4 £150 -
Guildford +12 3 £115 -
Surrey +5 3 £115 -32.35%
Bristol - 3 £150 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £250 +8.69% 2
Yorkshire -11 2 £270 +23.42%
Essex -16 2 £300 -20.00%
West Midlands -32 2 £300 +67.83%
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
Oxford - 2 £250 -
Wales - 2 £325 -
Chelmsford -5 1 £300 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £250 +14.28%
Leeds -6 1 £250 +17.64%
East Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Hereford - 1 £300 -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
Hull - 1 £290 -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (34.92%) SQL
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
4 18 (28.57%) ITIL
5 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
6 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle
8 9 (14.29%) SLA
9 8 (12.70%) DNS
9 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
9 8 (12.70%) DHCP
9 8 (12.70%) NHS
9 8 (12.70%) VMware
9 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.52%) MS Office
11 6 (9.52%) Linux
11 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (9.52%) CMS
11 6 (9.52%) Law
11 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
11 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 6 (9.52%) SCCM
11 6 (9.52%) SCOM
11 6 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland

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 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.52%) CMS
5 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.35%) WordPress
6 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.17%) Captiva
7 2 (3.17%) Documentum
7 2 (3.17%) Drupal
8 1 (1.59%) Apache
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.59%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.59%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.59%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.59%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (1.59%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.59%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DHCP
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) 3G
4 1 (1.59%) 4G
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
4 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (4.76%) MS Access
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) BODI
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Toad
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Xdebug
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Law
3 3 (4.76%) Billing
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) DHTML
3 1 (1.59%) EDI
3 1 (1.59%) JMS
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) PACS
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.52%) Linux
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.17%) Unix
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.94%) Change Management
3 5 (7.94%) Service Management
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.35%) Document Management
4 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.35%) Project Management
4 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) Network Management
5 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.76%) Time Management
6 2 (3.17%) CRM
6 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) ERP
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) VBA
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) RPG
4 1 (1.59%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
4 1 (1.59%) Tcl
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) CCNP
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.59%) MCAD
7 1 (1.59%) MCTS
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.59%) Grafana
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.35%) Symantec
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe
5 3 (4.76%) Apple
5 3 (4.76%) CA
5 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (3.17%) Northgate
7 1 (1.59%) Capita
7 1 (1.59%) Civica
7 1 (1.59%) Infor
7 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.59%) Orchard
7 1 (1.59%) Splunk