The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 City of London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 184 205 215
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 10 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -36.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £203 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £580 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Systems Manager
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Intranet
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (18.75%) Broadband
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) PBX
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) NHS
7 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Broadband
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Revenue Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) StreamServe
2 1 (6.25%) Cerillion
2 1 (6.25%) Comverse