The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 51 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£403 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 259 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.67% 95.22% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 162 174
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Manager in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VeriFone