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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 469 474 500
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 109 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 41
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £548 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - £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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 55 £415 +0.60% 21
South West -32 15 £403 -10.55% 3
South East -1 14 £413 +3.12% 11
East of England -15 11 £400 -20.00% 1
North West +2 9 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire 0 2 £320 +6.66% 1
East Midlands -3 2 - - 1
West Midlands -21 2 £250 -47.36% 1
North East - - - -
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (26.54%) Project Management
2 45 (21.33%) Finance
3 29 (13.74%) Management Information System
3 29 (13.74%) Oracle
4 26 (12.32%) ERP
5 24 (11.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.90%) PRINCE2
7 22 (10.43%) Telecoms
7 22 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.48%) Retail
8 20 (9.48%) NHS
9 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
9 15 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (6.64%) Intranet
11 13 (6.16%) SQL
11 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
12 12 (5.69%) SAP
12 12 (5.69%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.69%) Migration
13 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
14 10 (4.74%) CRM
14 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.74%) ITIL
14 10 (4.74%) MS Office
15 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
15 9 (4.27%) Broadband
15 9 (4.27%) Agresso
15 9 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (4.27%) STB

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.37%) CMS
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.74%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Agresso
2 8 (3.79%) ResourceLink
3 6 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.64%) Intranet
2 9 (4.27%) Broadband
3 7 (3.32%) PBX
4 3 (1.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) Firewall
5 2 (0.95%) LAN
5 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.95%) WAN
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
6 1 (0.47%) VoIP
6 1 (0.47%) WLAN
6 1 (0.47%) GSM
6 1 (0.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.47%) DVB
6 1 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.37%) EDRMS
2 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Ingres
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) QlikView
5 1 (0.47%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.47%) WebLOAD
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
General
1 45 (21.33%) Finance
2 22 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.48%) Retail
4 8 (3.79%) Legal
5 6 (2.84%) Banking
6 5 (2.37%) Billing
7 3 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) .NET
2 2 (0.95%) Middleware
2 2 (0.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.47%) DCOM
3 1 (0.47%) SOAP
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.48%) NHS
3 15 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.27%) STB
5 8 (3.79%) EPoS
6 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (1.90%) DTV
7 3 (1.42%) LIMS
7 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.95%) VLE
8 2 (0.95%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.47%) Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.27%) Android
2 7 (3.32%) Windows
2 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.84%) Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.95%) CentOS
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) OS/400
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.54%) Project Management
2 26 (12.32%) ERP
3 23 (10.90%) PRINCE2
4 22 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (5.69%) E-Commerce
5 12 (5.69%) Migration
6 11 (5.21%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.74%) CRM
7 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.74%) ITIL
8 9 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.27%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.27%) Data Protection
9 8 (3.79%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.32%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.32%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.32%) Information Management
11 6 (2.84%) Content Management
11 6 (2.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.16%) SQL
2 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.42%) VBScript
3 3 (1.42%) VB
3 3 (1.42%) Java
4 2 (0.95%) C#
4 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.95%) Perl
4 2 (0.95%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Ruby
5 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.32%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.42%) ISEB
5 3 (1.42%) CIMA
5 3 (1.42%) ACCA
5 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) GPG13
4 1 (0.47%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) SRDF
2 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (3.79%) SCOM
3 6 (2.84%) SCSM
4 5 (2.37%) SCCM
5 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) WMI
6 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (13.74%) Oracle
2 24 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.69%) SAP
4 5 (2.37%) VMware
5 3 (1.42%) HP
5 3 (1.42%) BMC
6 2 (0.95%) Infor
6 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.95%) JBoss
6 2 (0.95%) Cognos
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
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