The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Berkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 122 118 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £313 £401
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -41.42%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2640 2271 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.23% 91.54% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 899 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Manager
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Systems Manager
South East

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SCSM
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) SCOM
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (7.14%) MSF
6 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) UAG
6 1 (7.14%) M86 Security
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Squid
6 1 (7.14%) PKI
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (7.14%) Retail

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) IPv4
1 1 (7.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.14%) MSF
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
1 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) SCSM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Websense
2 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.14%) M86 Security
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP