Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support Analyst was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

System Support Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 823 749
Rank change year-on-year -33 -74 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Analyst 40 63 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 107
UK median daily rate £218 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.18% -22.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £126 £153 £180
90th Percentile £476 £435 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £290 £350
% change year-on-year -24.14% -17.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -14.07% -26.63%
10th Percentile £15.70 £12.56 £12.88
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.95 £24.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year +37.93% -14.07% -31.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Systems Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Support Analyst in the UK

Systems Support Analyst
Top 10 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 6 months to 24 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
England -28 35 £215 -18.87% 8
London -6 24 £205 -22.64% 3
UK excluding London +5 14 £220 -24.14% 5
South East +1 7 £230 -8.20% 2
Midlands +29 2 - -
West Midlands +19 2 - -
Wales +12 2 £220 -32.31%
Scotland 0 2 - -
North of England +50 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 - -

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (30.00%) SQL
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) Banking
5 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (10.00%) Broadband
7 4 (10.00%) J2EE
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (10.00%) Billing
7 4 (10.00%) QA
7 4 (10.00%) Actimize
7 4 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (10.00%) SEPA
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (10.00%) Cash Management
7 4 (10.00%) SWIFT
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables

Systems Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Actimize
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.50%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (2.50%) Primavera
3 1 (2.50%) Relativity
3 1 (2.50%) Retail-J
3 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Broadband
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) SMS
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) POP3
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) GitLab
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 4 (10.00%) Cash Management
3 4 (10.00%) System Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Workflow
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
5 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCA
3 1 (2.50%) CCAA
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
1 4 (10.00%) SEPA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Workday
4 1 (2.50%) Cerner
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Infovista
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) Motorola
4 1 (2.50%) Nagra
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Recommind
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec