The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 39 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 185 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.46% 93.91% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 107 133
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £42.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Systems Manager
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Systems Manager
East of England

Systems Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) EPoS
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle