The median contractor rate for a Systems Support Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Analyst
UK
Rank 591 606 573
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 18 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.066% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.069% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 31
Median daily rate £325 £250 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £250 £230
% change year-on-year +30.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £17.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +71.42% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +24 16 £325 +30.00% 14
London +18 6 £364 +19.34% 7
South East +22 5 £325 +62.50% 5
Surrey - 4 - - 1
North West +29 1 £147 +22.87% 1
Manchester +16 1 £147 +22.87%
East of England - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Hull - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Systems Support Analyst 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 featuring Systems Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.89%) Retail
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 4 (11.11%) Banking
7 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Python
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) MS Office
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Summit
1 2 (5.56%) SystmOne
2 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.78%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (2.78%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (2.78%) Infor CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.78%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HSRP
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) VRRP
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Essbase
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.56%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (11.11%) OO
2 4 (11.11%) OOD
2 4 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (8.33%) ERP
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.78%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Control-M
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (5.56%) Murex
4 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) Civica
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Huawei
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) Orchard
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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