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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 494 461 484
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 85 86 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 41
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £160.00
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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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -11 34 £425 +6.25% 11
North West 0 14 £450 - 4
South West -30 14 £390 +4.71% 3
South East -22 13 £414 +3.43% 10
East Midlands +5 4 £475 +46.15% 2
East of England -18 4 £403 -19.50% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £360 - 3
North East -44 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - - 3
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 52 (26.00%) Project Management
2 40 (20.00%) Finance
3 27 (13.50%) Management Information System
4 22 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.00%) NHS
5 20 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (9.50%) PRINCE2
6 19 (9.50%) Retail
7 18 (9.00%) Oracle
8 17 (8.50%) SQL
9 15 (7.50%) ERP
10 14 (7.00%) Intranet
11 12 (6.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (5.50%) ITIL
13 10 (5.00%) Linux
13 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.00%) ResourceLink
13 10 (5.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (4.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (4.50%) Agresso
14 9 (4.50%) Broadband
14 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
14 9 (4.50%) Windows
14 9 (4.50%) SAP
15 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (4.00%) EPoS

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.50%) CMS
3 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) ResourceLink
2 9 (4.50%) Agresso
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.00%) Intranet
2 9 (4.50%) Broadband
3 7 (3.50%) PBX
4 5 (2.50%) SAN
5 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.50%) DNS
6 2 (1.00%) WAN
6 2 (1.00%) LAN
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) SNMP
6 2 (1.00%) Firewall
6 2 (1.00%) SSH
7 1 (0.50%) DVB
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) HTTP
7 1 (0.50%) GSM
7 1 (0.50%) VoIP
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.50%) Ingres
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) WebLOAD
2 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Gerrit
General
1 40 (20.00%) Finance
2 20 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.50%) Retail
4 8 (4.00%) Legal
5 7 (3.50%) Banking
6 6 (3.00%) Billing
7 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.50%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Front Office
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
2 1 (0.50%) DCOM
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) HTML
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) Management Information System
2 22 (11.00%) NHS
3 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.00%) EPoS
5 7 (3.50%) STB
6 4 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.50%) DTV
7 3 (1.50%) LIMS
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.00%) VLE
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.50%) PACS
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.00%) Linux
2 9 (4.50%) Windows
3 8 (4.00%) Android
4 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.50%) Solaris
5 3 (1.50%) UNIX
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) OS/400
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.00%) Project Management
2 22 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (9.50%) PRINCE2
4 15 (7.50%) ERP
5 12 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (5.50%) ITIL
7 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (4.00%) Migration
8 8 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 8 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (3.50%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.50%) Information Management
9 7 (3.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.00%) Change Management
11 5 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.50%) Workflow
11 5 (2.50%) Document Management
11 5 (2.50%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.50%) SQL
2 5 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.00%) Perl
4 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.00%) Python
5 2 (1.00%) VBScript
5 2 (1.00%) VB
5 2 (1.00%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
6 1 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) Degree
4 4 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB
6 2 (1.00%) ACCA
6 2 (1.00%) CIMA
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) HND
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) GPG13
3 1 (0.50%) COSO
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) SRDF
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (4.00%) SCOM
3 4 (2.00%) SCCM
3 4 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.50%) SCSM
4 3 (1.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) WMI
5 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.00%) Oracle
3 9 (4.50%) SAP
4 6 (3.00%) VMware
5 4 (2.00%) IBM
6 3 (1.50%) NetApp
6 3 (1.50%) HP
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco
7 2 (1.00%) Lotus
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.00%) BMC
8 1 (0.50%) Northgate
8 1 (0.50%) Aquila
8 1 (0.50%) Remedy
8 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.50%) CA
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix
8 1 (0.50%) EMC
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