The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Support Analyst
Rank 118 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £12.88
% change year-on-year
- +94.17%
Systems Support Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2356 1909 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.73% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 991 1053
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 134 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.71 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Systems Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Systems Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Systems Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Birmingham -1 2 £320 +6.66%
Coventry - - - -
Systems Support Analyst
England

Systems Support Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec

Systems Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Meru Networks
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec