The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 186 204 196
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£850 £313 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -29.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £22.69 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.23% +10.69%
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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 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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CIPD
4 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CIPD
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Metastorm