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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Analyst
Rank 633 582 582
Rank change year-on-year
-51 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 28 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 38
Median daily rate £260 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -39.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -43.27%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 26 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 30 July 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 -44 19 £255 -32.00% 10
Scotland - 7 £238 -
Edinburgh - 7 £238 -
London -10 6 £275 -25.67% 3
West Midlands -25 3 £300 - 2
South West - 3 £150 -
Bristol - 3 £150 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £250 +8.69% 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 £238 -46.92%
South East -3 2 £250 -44.44% 5
Yorkshire -4 2 £238 -46.92%
East of England -13 2 £300 -14.28%
Essex -31 2 £300 -14.28%
Wales - 2 £325 -
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
South Wales - 2 £325 -
Oxford - 2 £250 -
City of London +47 1 £260 -33.33% 1
North West 0 1 £120 -
Leeds -3 1 £250 -
Chelmsford -10 1 £300 -14.28%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Hereford - 1 £300 -
Salford - 1 £120 -
Manchester - 1 £120 -
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (42.62%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) ITIL
4 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
6 15 (24.59%) Finance
6 15 (24.59%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) VMware
8 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.67%) DNS
9 11 (18.03%) SLA
9 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
9 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
10 10 (16.39%) DHCP
10 10 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
11 9 (14.75%) Linux
12 8 (13.11%) Change Management
12 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
12 8 (13.11%) NHS
13 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.48%) MS Office
13 7 (11.48%) SCCM

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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.20%) CMS
4 5 (8.20%) WordPress
5 2 (3.28%) Captiva
5 2 (3.28%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Drupal
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 5 (8.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.28%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (3.28%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (1.64%) Aareon QL
3 1 (1.64%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.64%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.64%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.64%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (1.64%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (1.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) Intranet
4 3 (4.92%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) 3G
6 1 (1.64%) 4G
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) SSH
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (4.92%) MS Access
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) BODI
6 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Toad
2 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Law
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) DHTML
3 1 (1.64%) EDI
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) JDBC
3 1 (1.64%) JMS
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) SAML
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) NHS
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.64%) PACS
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.75%) Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.28%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Document Management
6 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
6 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.92%) Network Management
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
9 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.28%) Change Control
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) Validation
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) RPG
4 1 (1.64%) RPG/400
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) Tcl
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) MCSA
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.64%) MCAD
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.20%) XenApp
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
1 7 (11.48%) SCOM
2 6 (9.84%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Grafana
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Oracle
3 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Symantec
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix
5 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 3 (4.92%) CA
8 2 (3.28%) Cognos
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) Northgate
8 2 (3.28%) Orchard
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Capita
9 1 (1.64%) Civica
9 1 (1.64%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.64%) Infor
9 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
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