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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 500 472 466
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 79 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 31
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£425 £409 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - -
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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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 -1 38 £450 +0.75% 6
South East -25 17 £450 +15.38% 6
North West -5 7 £468 - 1
South West -29 5 £390 +1.97% 3
West Midlands -2 4 £368 -43.46% 6
East of England -8 4 £403 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
South Coast - - - -
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (23.40%) Project Management
2 39 (20.74%) Finance
3 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (12.77%) SQL
5 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
6 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
6 20 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.04%) NHS
7 17 (9.04%) SCOM
8 16 (8.51%) Retail
9 15 (7.98%) Windows
9 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
10 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.91%) Intranet
11 11 (5.85%) ITIL
11 11 (5.85%) ERP
11 11 (5.85%) Legal
11 11 (5.85%) ResourceLink
11 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
12 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
13 9 (4.79%) Oracle
13 9 (4.79%) Broadband
13 9 (4.79%) Agresso
13 9 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (4.26%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.26%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.26%) SAP
14 8 (4.26%) CRM
14 8 (4.26%) Migration
14 8 (4.26%) Billing

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.06%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Confluence
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.53%) Lync
3 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) ResourceLink
2 9 (4.79%) Agresso
3 3 (1.60%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) Intranet
2 9 (4.79%) Broadband
3 7 (3.72%) PBX
3 7 (3.72%) DNS
4 6 (3.19%) DHCP
5 5 (2.66%) SAN
6 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.06%) SSH
7 2 (1.06%) SNMP
8 1 (0.53%) GSM
8 1 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.53%) WLAN
8 1 (0.53%) WAN
8 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.53%) MPLS
8 1 (0.53%) DVB
8 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.06%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.06%) Sahi
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 39 (20.74%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.51%) Retail
4 11 (5.85%) Legal
5 8 (4.26%) Billing
6 4 (2.13%) Local Government
6 4 (2.13%) Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.53%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.53%) DCOM
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.04%) NHS
3 6 (3.19%) STB
3 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.13%) EPoS
5 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (1.60%) DTV
5 3 (1.60%) LIMS
5 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.06%) CMDB
6 2 (1.06%) PACS
6 2 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.53%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.98%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
3 4 (2.13%) UNIX
4 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) Android
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.40%) Project Management
2 20 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2
4 11 (5.85%) ERP
4 11 (5.85%) ITIL
5 8 (4.26%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.26%) CRM
5 8 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.26%) Migration
6 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (3.72%) Data Protection
7 6 (3.19%) Workflow
8 5 (2.66%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.66%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.66%) Change Management
8 5 (2.66%) Performance Management
8 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (2.66%) Business Analysis
8 5 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.66%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.77%) SQL
2 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.66%) C
4 4 (2.13%) Perl
5 3 (1.60%) C#
5 3 (1.60%) VBScript
6 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) R
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) Java
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.60%) Degree
6 2 (1.06%) HND
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ACCA
7 1 (0.53%) CIMA
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) CIPD
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) HL7
2 1 (0.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) SCOM
2 9 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.19%) WMI
4 5 (2.66%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.60%) MOM
6 3 (1.60%) SCCM
6 3 (1.60%) SCSM
7 2 (1.06%) Puppet
8 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle
3 8 (4.26%) SAP
4 6 (3.19%) VMware
5 4 (2.13%) NetApp
6 3 (1.60%) HP
6 3 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) Veeam
7 2 (1.06%) Cognos
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco
7 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.06%) Lotus
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Remedy
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
8 1 (0.53%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.53%) Northgate
8 1 (0.53%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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