The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 157 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Median daily rate £388 £569 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% +51.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- +94.99%
Systems Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3190 5352 5733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 94.98% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4084 4305
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 80
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £32.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Systems Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (8.33%) VMware

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Maximo
2 1 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MAPM
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Compaq
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Terracotta
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods