The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 114 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.71% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.76% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £275 £168 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support
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 across the West Midlands region.

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Support Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Support
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 across the West Midlands region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Support
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 4
Dudley - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems Support 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 in their job title.

1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Systems Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago