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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 487 461 456
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 70 78 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 25
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £303 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +143.90%
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 January 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
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 January 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 -25 35 £400 -15.78% 7
South East +5 18 £444 +10.93% 7
West Midlands +7 6 £368 -43.46% 1
South West -18 4 £375 - 2
East of England +1 3 £475 - 4
North West -11 2 £468 +117.44% 3
Yorkshire -7 1 £425 +6.25% 4
East Midlands - - - - 3
South Coast - - - -
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (24.03%) Project Management
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 26 (16.88%) SQL
3 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.39%) SCOM
6 14 (9.09%) Legal
6 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 14 (9.09%) Windows
7 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.44%) NHS
8 11 (7.14%) ERP
8 11 (7.14%) Retail
9 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.49%) ITIL
9 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
10 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
11 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
11 8 (5.19%) Agresso
11 8 (5.19%) DNS
11 8 (5.19%) DHCP
11 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.19%) Migration
11 8 (5.19%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.55%) WMI
12 7 (4.55%) Billing
12 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
12 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.55%) CRM

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.65%) Lync
2 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Agresso
2 5 (3.25%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.30%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) DNS
1 8 (5.19%) DHCP
2 6 (3.90%) Intranet
3 5 (3.25%) SAN
4 3 (1.95%) Broadband
4 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.30%) SNMP
5 2 (1.30%) PBX
5 2 (1.30%) SSH
6 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.65%) DVB
6 1 (0.65%) MPLS
6 1 (0.65%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.30%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.30%) Sahi
2 2 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Legal
3 11 (7.14%) Retail
4 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.55%) Billing
6 5 (3.25%) Local Government
7 4 (2.60%) Advertising
8 3 (1.95%) Banking
8 3 (1.95%) Back Office
9 2 (1.30%) Front Office
9 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (1.95%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.44%) NHS
3 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.60%) STB
4 3 (1.95%) Clustering
4 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.30%) EPoS
5 2 (1.30%) DTV
5 2 (1.30%) LIMS
5 2 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.65%) IVR
6 1 (0.65%) PACS
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Linux
3 4 (2.60%) UNIX
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) AIX
5 2 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Project Management
2 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.14%) ERP
5 10 (6.49%) ITIL
6 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.19%) Migration
6 8 (5.19%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.55%) CRM
7 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.90%) Change Management
9 5 (3.25%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.25%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.25%) Workflow
9 5 (3.25%) E-Discovery
9 5 (3.25%) Line Management
10 4 (2.60%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.88%) SQL
2 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.25%) C
3 3 (1.95%) VBScript
3 3 (1.95%) Perl
4 2 (1.30%) C#
4 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Degree
5 2 (1.30%) HND
5 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.30%) CIPD
6 1 (0.65%) CIMA
6 1 (0.65%) ACCA
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.30%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) SCOM
2 7 (4.55%) WMI
3 5 (3.25%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.60%) SCSM
4 4 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.60%) MOM
5 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.25%) VMware
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle
2 5 (3.25%) SAP
3 4 (2.60%) NetApp
4 3 (1.95%) Epicor
4 3 (1.95%) IBM
5 2 (1.30%) HP
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco
5 2 (1.30%) Lotus
5 2 (1.30%) Veeam
6 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.65%) Ceridian
6 1 (0.65%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.65%) McAfee
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) CA
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Rate: Negotiable
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