The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 470 461 495
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 113 96 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 41
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £93.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 - £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.70 - £146.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £160.00
Systems Manager
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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 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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 59 £403 -10.55% 16
South East -7 18 £413 +3.12% 7
East of England -15 18 £444 -15.47% 1
North West +6 8 £430 +21.12% 1
South West -31 6 £360 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -2 2 - - 2
West Midlands -24 2 £250 -48.71% 4
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (27.31%) Finance
2 51 (23.61%) Project Management
3 39 (18.06%) Oracle
4 31 (14.35%) ERP
4 31 (14.35%) Management Information System
5 28 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 22 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
8 20 (9.26%) NHS
8 20 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 15 (6.94%) Retail
9 15 (6.94%) SAP
10 14 (6.48%) Windows
10 14 (6.48%) CRM
10 14 (6.48%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.02%) Migration
11 13 (6.02%) Intranet
11 13 (6.02%) Security Cleared
12 12 (5.56%) SharePoint
12 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
13 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
14 10 (4.63%) Performance Management
14 10 (4.63%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.63%) Supplier Management
15 9 (4.17%) Degree
15 9 (4.17%) Change Management
15 9 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (4.17%) Broadband
15 9 (4.17%) Data Protection

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.31%) CMS
3 5 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (3.70%) ResourceLink
2 7 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.85%) Agresso
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.39%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) Intranet
2 9 (4.17%) Broadband
3 7 (3.24%) PBX
4 5 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) LAN
5 3 (1.39%) DNS
5 3 (1.39%) WAN
6 2 (0.93%) DHCP
6 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.93%) VoIP
6 2 (0.93%) Extranet
6 2 (0.93%) Firewall
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.46%) WLAN
7 1 (0.46%) GSM
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) HTTP
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.85%) EDRMS
4 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.46%) Ingres
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) QlikView
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) WebLOAD
2 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 59 (27.31%) Finance
2 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Billing
4 5 (2.31%) Banking
4 5 (2.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.46%) DCOM
3 1 (0.46%) SOAP
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) REST
3 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.35%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.26%) NHS
3 8 (3.70%) EPoS
3 8 (3.70%) STB
4 4 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.39%) DTV
5 3 (1.39%) LIMS
5 3 (1.39%) RMADS
6 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.93%) VLE
7 1 (0.46%) PACS
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Informatics
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.48%) Windows
2 9 (4.17%) Android
3 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.31%) Linux
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) OS/400
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.61%) Project Management
2 31 (14.35%) ERP
3 22 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.48%) CRM
5 14 (6.48%) Business Analysis
6 13 (6.02%) Migration
7 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 10 (4.63%) Performance Management
8 10 (4.63%) Data Migration
8 10 (4.63%) Supplier Management
9 9 (4.17%) Change Management
9 9 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.70%) Document Management
11 7 (3.24%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.24%) Information Management
11 7 (3.24%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.24%) ITIL
11 7 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.78%) SQL
2 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.39%) Java
3 3 (1.39%) VBScript
3 3 (1.39%) VB
4 2 (0.93%) C#
4 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.93%) Perl
4 2 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) ABAP
5 1 (0.46%) VBA
5 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.17%) Degree
4 7 (3.24%) ACCA
4 7 (3.24%) CIMA
5 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.39%) ISEB
6 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
8 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) GPG13
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) SRDF
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (3.70%) SCOM
3 7 (3.24%) SCCM
3 7 (3.24%) SCSM
4 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.93%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.46%) WMI
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) MOM
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) Oracle
2 28 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.94%) SAP
4 3 (1.39%) VMware
4 3 (1.39%) BMC
4 3 (1.39%) HP
5 2 (0.93%) Infor
5 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.93%) JBoss
5 2 (0.93%) Cognos
5 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.46%) Northgate
6 1 (0.46%) Aquila
6 1 (0.46%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Sun
6 1 (0.46%) Citrix
6 1 (0.46%) EMC
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