The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Support
England / London
Rank 394 392 368
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 8 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 24
Median daily rate £325 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £209 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £320
% change year-on-year -11.29% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +44.28% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in London

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Southwark - 1 - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) IIS
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) SCCM
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (12.00%) Murex
7 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (12.00%) Apache
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) MySQL
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management

Systems Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Summit
2 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Infor LN
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.00%) Orchestrade
2 1 (4.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.00%) Skype
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Essbase
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Derivative
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) RUP
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) SSADM
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ACMT
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Samba
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Control-M
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Murex
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) Escenic
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.00%) Infor
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) Workday
South East London
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