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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 520 479 474
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 75 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 62
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£463 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £278 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -
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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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -33 31 £440 +6.66% 10
South East -12 14 £350 -15.15% 7
North West -31 9 £505 +17.44% 7
East of England -1 6 £475 +15.15% 1
West Midlands +11 5 £500 +100.00%
Yorkshire -22 4 £300 - 2
South West -15 2 £500 +24.22% 8
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands -14 1 £300 - 1
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 32 (20.51%) Project Management
3 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.10%) Management Information System
4 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.46%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.82%) ITIL
7 19 (12.18%) SQL
8 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
9 15 (9.62%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.97%) Change Management
11 13 (8.33%) MS Project
11 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.69%) Windows
13 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.41%) Banking
14 10 (6.41%) Retail
14 10 (6.41%) Oracle
15 9 (5.77%) CRM
15 9 (5.77%) Cognos
15 9 (5.77%) PMI Certification
15 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.77%) Asset Management
15 9 (5.77%) Information Management
15 9 (5.77%) Migration
15 9 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (5.13%) Quality Management

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Project
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.49%) MS Office
4 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Maximo
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.92%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.92%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (1.92%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.28%) HFM
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.64%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.64%) Agresso
5 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.64%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) DNS
2 3 (1.92%) VoIP
2 3 (1.92%) WAN
2 3 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.28%) SSH
3 2 (1.28%) DHCP
3 2 (1.28%) FTP
3 2 (1.28%) VPN
3 2 (1.28%) BGP
3 2 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Symposium
4 1 (0.64%) VLAN
4 1 (0.64%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.64%) MSTest
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Banking
2 10 (6.41%) Retail
3 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.56%) Billing
6 3 (1.92%) Local Government
7 2 (1.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) Middleware
2 5 (3.21%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.56%) NHS
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.28%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.64%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) PMI
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
6 1 (0.64%) IVR
6 1 (0.64%) Robotics
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) MVS
2 7 (4.49%) UNIX
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) Project Management
2 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (13.46%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.82%) ITIL
5 15 (9.62%) Programme Management
6 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.97%) Change Management
7 9 (5.77%) Migration
7 9 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.77%) Information Management
7 9 (5.77%) CRM
7 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 8 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.13%) Workflow
9 6 (3.85%) ERP
9 6 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.85%) Test Management
9 6 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
9 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.85%) VB
4 2 (1.28%) C
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.13%) PMP
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.92%) Degree
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCP
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.64%) IIBA
8 1 (0.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) SLA
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.64%) COREP
3 1 (0.64%) FINREP
3 1 (0.64%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) SCOM
2 4 (2.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.28%) SCSM
4 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle
3 9 (5.77%) Cognos
4 7 (4.49%) SAP
5 6 (3.85%) VMware
5 6 (3.85%) IBM
6 5 (3.21%) RedPrairie
6 5 (3.21%) Infor
6 5 (3.21%) Metastorm
6 5 (3.21%) OpenText
7 4 (2.56%) CODA
8 2 (1.28%) Cisco
8 2 (1.28%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.64%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) JDA
9 1 (0.64%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) Siebel
9 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.64%) HP
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