The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Systems Support
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 98 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £263 £320
% change year-on-year +14.28% -17.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.35 £17.50 £22.59
% change year-on-year -6.58% -22.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1523 1573 1684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.61% 96.38% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 933 953
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 93
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Support in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in the East Midlands

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire -4 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Systems Support 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 across the East Midlands region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altiris
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) VMware