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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 514 506 492
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 66 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 47
Average daily rate £406 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £346 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 34 £380 -5.00% 21
South East -7 12 £425 -4.22% 5
East Midlands -1 7 £550 +22.22% 5
Yorkshire -4 6 £208 -51.17% 2
West Midlands -16 3 £388 +3.33% 6
South West 0 1 £325 -13.33% 1
East of England -2 1 £625 +31.57% 1
North West -18 1 £333 -28.87% 8
Midlands - 1 £450 -
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 32 (19.75%) Project Management
3 29 (17.90%) ITIL
4 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 23 (14.20%) SQL
6 18 (11.11%) ERP
7 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
7 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
8 16 (9.88%) Windows
8 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
8 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.26%) CRM
10 13 (8.02%) Unix
10 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
11 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.79%) Migration
12 11 (6.79%) MS Excel
12 11 (6.79%) Oracle
12 11 (6.79%) Change Management
12 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
12 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
13 10 (6.17%) SAP
13 10 (6.17%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.17%) LAN
13 10 (6.17%) WAN
13 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (5.56%) Workflow
14 9 (5.56%) Cisco
14 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.23%) Documentum
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) CODA-Financials
1 5 (3.09%) Cognos Planning
1 5 (3.09%) Workday HCM
2 4 (2.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (1.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.62%) HFM
5 1 (0.62%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.62%) Maximo
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.62%) Primavera
5 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) LAN
1 10 (6.17%) WAN
2 4 (2.47%) DNS
3 3 (1.85%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) BGP
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) Internet
5 1 (0.62%) MVNO
5 1 (0.62%) PBX
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.62%) Symposium
5 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.23%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Power BI
7 1 (0.62%) QlikView
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.23%) LoadUI
2 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.94%) Banking
4 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.47%) Legal
5 4 (2.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Billing
6 3 (1.85%) Local Government
7 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Front Office
8 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) Middleware
2 4 (2.47%) XML
3 3 (1.85%) SOAP
3 3 (1.85%) Web Services
3 3 (1.85%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 2 (1.23%) LAMP
4 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) NHS
4 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.85%) Biometrics
5 3 (1.85%) iSeries
6 2 (1.23%) CCTV
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) FMCG
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) PDA
6 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 13 (8.02%) Unix
3 9 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.32%) MVS
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.85%) Linux
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) Project Management
2 29 (17.90%) ITIL
3 18 (11.11%) ERP
4 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (9.26%) CRM
6 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.79%) Change Management
7 11 (6.79%) Migration
8 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.17%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.56%) Workflow
10 8 (4.94%) Service Management
10 8 (4.94%) Supplier Management
10 8 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.32%) Line Management
11 7 (4.32%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.70%) Change Control
12 6 (3.70%) Regression Testing
13 5 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.20%) SQL
2 4 (2.47%) C#
2 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) C
4 2 (1.23%) VBA
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.94%) Degree
4 4 (2.47%) ISEB
4 4 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.85%) CCNA
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.85%) MCITP
5 3 (1.85%) MCSE
5 3 (1.85%) MCTS
6 2 (1.23%) APMP
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.62%) CISSP
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
1 6 (3.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) GxP
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) SCSM
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) SCOM
2 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.79%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) SAP
4 9 (5.56%) Cisco
5 8 (4.94%) Cognos
6 6 (3.70%) CODA
7 5 (3.09%) HP
7 5 (3.09%) Kronos
7 5 (3.09%) VMware
8 3 (1.85%) Compaq
8 3 (1.85%) iManage
8 3 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.85%) Terracotta
8 3 (1.85%) webMethods
9 2 (1.23%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.23%) IBM
9 2 (1.23%) Recommind
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.23%) Siemens
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