The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 571 556 507
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 57 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 76
Median daily rate £450 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.58%
Systems Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 21 £423 -11.05% 3
South East +12 14 £450 +41.17% 7
East Midlands +9 12 £500 +66.66% 3
South West +19 5 £475 -5.00% 2
North West +15 3 £325 -35.64% 2
Yorkshire +2 1 £550 +83.33% 3
West Midlands -29 1 £300 -40.00% 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Systems Manager
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Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.58%) Project Management
4 20 (13.89%) Windows
4 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
5 19 (13.19%) Change Management
5 19 (13.19%) People Management
6 18 (12.50%) VMware
6 18 (12.50%) ITIL
7 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 15 (10.42%) SAP
9 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
9 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
10 12 (8.33%) Logistics
11 11 (7.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (6.94%) SCOM
12 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
12 10 (6.94%) Migration
12 10 (6.94%) .NET
12 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.94%) Linux
12 10 (6.94%) DNS
13 9 (6.25%) HP
13 9 (6.25%) SQL
13 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
14 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.56%) EMC
14 8 (5.56%) Red Hat

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.08%) Apache
3 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.69%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.69%) HFM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) IaaS
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) DNS
2 5 (3.47%) SSL
3 3 (2.08%) Firewall
3 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.39%) DHCP
4 2 (1.39%) Internet
4 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) LAN
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) SMTP
5 1 (0.69%) SNMP
5 1 (0.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) ActiveReports
3 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.39%) GIS
3 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 37 (25.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Legal
4 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.47%) Law
4 5 (3.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Games
5 4 (2.78%) Local Government
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 6 (4.17%) CSS
2 6 (4.17%) Web Services
3 5 (3.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.86%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.08%) Clustering
5 3 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.39%) Equities
6 2 (1.39%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Online Games
6 2 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.69%) IVR
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.89%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Linux
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) CentOS
6 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.58%) Project Management
3 19 (13.19%) Change Management
3 19 (13.19%) People Management
4 18 (12.50%) ITIL
5 12 (8.33%) Logistics
6 11 (7.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (6.94%) Migration
7 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.86%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.17%) DevOps
10 6 (4.17%) Information Management
10 6 (4.17%) SDLC
10 6 (4.17%) Service Management
11 5 (3.47%) Campaign Management
11 5 (3.47%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.78%) ITSM
12 4 (2.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (2.78%) VB
3 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.69%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.69%) VBA
4 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ACCA
6 1 (0.69%) CIMA
6 1 (0.69%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) MAPM
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PMP
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) COREP
3 1 (0.69%) FINREP
3 1 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.08%) NFS
4 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.39%) vSphere
5 2 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) SCOM
2 5 (3.47%) SCCM
3 4 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.08%) SCSM
5 2 (1.39%) MOM
5 2 (1.39%) OVSD
5 2 (1.39%) WMI
5 2 (1.39%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.69%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) Nessus
6 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.69%) vRealize
6 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) VMware
3 15 (10.42%) SAP
4 9 (6.25%) HP
5 8 (5.56%) EMC
5 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.86%) Cisco
6 7 (4.86%) Oracle
7 5 (3.47%) Pega
8 4 (2.78%) Veritas
9 3 (2.08%) Citrix
9 3 (2.08%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) iManage
9 3 (2.08%) Symantec
10 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.39%) Dell
10 2 (1.39%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.39%) Intel
10 2 (1.39%) Mapinfo
10 2 (1.39%) Sybase
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