The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 116 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £490 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
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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 Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2284 2243 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.01% 89.65% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1081 958
Average daily rate £385 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 56 82
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.10 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) RedPrairie
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) RedPrairie
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft