The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 71 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £312 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.21% -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+67.72% -46.34%
Systems Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
928 1137 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.98% 96.11% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 560 498
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 3 £425 +36.21%
Systems Manager
South East

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft