The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 483 410 455
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 107 93 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 63
Average daily rate £400 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £195 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £313 £401
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £21.17 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -39.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -41.42%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Manager
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Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 47 £400 - 21
South East +1 29 £438 +4.16% 4
South West -28 11 £388 -8.82% 7
West Midlands -9 7 £425 - 7
North West -10 7 £300 +99.66%
East Midlands -10 2 - - 5
Yorkshire -25 1 £650 +233.33% 2
North East - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 42 (23.08%) Oracle
3 36 (19.78%) Project Management
4 30 (16.48%) ERP
5 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.29%) Windows
7 21 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 21 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.44%) CRM
9 16 (8.79%) Change Management
9 16 (8.79%) ITIL
9 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
10 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
10 15 (8.24%) Migration
11 14 (7.69%) SQL
11 14 (7.69%) SAP
12 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
12 13 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
13 12 (6.59%) Telecoms
14 11 (6.04%) Supplier Management
14 11 (6.04%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.04%) Java
14 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
14 11 (6.04%) Oracle Financials
15 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
15 10 (5.49%) NHS
15 10 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (5.49%) Retail
15 10 (5.49%) SCCM

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (1.65%) Agresso
4 2 (1.10%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.10%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.10%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.10%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.55%) BASE24
5 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.55%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.55%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Firewall
2 5 (2.75%) Internet
3 4 (2.20%) LAN
3 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.20%) Extranet
4 3 (1.65%) PBX
4 3 (1.65%) Broadband
4 3 (1.65%) FTP
5 2 (1.10%) VoIP
5 2 (1.10%) WAN
5 2 (1.10%) DHCP
5 2 (1.10%) VPN
5 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 2 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.55%) SSH
6 1 (0.55%) IPv4
6 1 (0.55%) IPv6
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.20%) MySQL
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.10%) MSI
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.75%) Marketing
5 3 (1.65%) Back Office
5 3 (1.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Billing
6 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 6 (3.30%) Web Services
3 3 (1.65%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.10%) SOAP
4 2 (1.10%) JRules
5 1 (0.55%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.55%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) ODBC
5 1 (0.55%) WSH
5 1 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.49%) NHS
3 4 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.20%) PMI
3 4 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.65%) RMADS
5 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
6 1 (0.55%) PKI
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.55%) Tandem
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) Google Search Appliance
6 1 (0.55%) PDA
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.55%) Informatics
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Linux
2 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.75%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.20%) Solaris
4 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.55%) UNIX
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.78%) Project Management
2 30 (16.48%) ERP
3 21 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 21 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (10.44%) CRM
5 16 (8.79%) Change Management
5 16 (8.79%) ITIL
6 15 (8.24%) Migration
7 13 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 11 (6.04%) Supplier Management
9 9 (4.95%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.30%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.75%) Scrum
12 5 (2.75%) Service Management
12 5 (2.75%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.75%) SOA
12 5 (2.75%) Test Scripting
13 4 (2.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) SQL
2 11 (6.04%) Java
3 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.65%) VB
4 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.10%) sed
5 2 (1.10%) Python
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) Perl
5 2 (1.10%) AWK
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) ABAP
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.30%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.30%) ACCA
4 6 (3.30%) CIMA
5 5 (2.75%) Degree
6 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.65%) PMP
7 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCP
8 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) APMP
8 1 (0.55%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.55%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.55%) UAG
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) SCCM
1 10 (5.49%) SCSM
2 3 (1.65%) SCOM
2 3 (1.65%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.10%) WSUS
3 2 (1.10%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.55%) MOM
4 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (23.08%) Oracle
2 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.69%) SAP
4 6 (3.30%) HP
4 6 (3.30%) VMware
5 5 (2.75%) Cisco
6 4 (2.20%) Cerillion
6 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.65%) Siemens
8 2 (1.10%) Infor
8 2 (1.10%) Opsware
8 2 (1.10%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.10%) StreamServe
8 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.10%) Symantec
8 2 (1.10%) Temenos
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix
8 2 (1.10%) Dell
8 2 (1.10%) Sun
8 2 (1.10%) NetApp
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