Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 177 146
Rank change year-on-year -26 -31 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 6 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.43% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 41
East of England median daily rate £313 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% +87.50%
10th Percentile £229 £192 £200
90th Percentile £406 £426 £488
England median daily rate £278 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -20.71% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
East of England median hourly rate £15.97 £14.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -38.30% +4.44%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.75 £17.05
90th Percentile £18.39 £15.25 £26.70
England median hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.56% - -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Systems Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in the East of England

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in the East of England

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Support in the East of England

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in the East of England

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 3 £225 -
Hertfordshire -13 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £400 -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) ESRI
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) iTrent
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

Systems Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) iTrent
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
1 2 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft