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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 196 209 212
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.21% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.92 - £160.00
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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
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (42.86%) Intranet
5 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (35.71%) Broadband
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) PBX
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) NHS
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
8 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (7.14%) Electronics
8 1 (7.14%) Law
8 1 (7.14%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Intranet
2 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 3 (21.43%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) StreamServe
4 1 (7.14%) Cerillion