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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 505 476 415
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 74 107 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 39
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£425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £278 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.83 £22.69 £21.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.23% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.57 £16.85 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.37 £28.54 £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £22.69 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.23% +10.69%
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
46867 47364 39999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.45% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28952 29302 23504
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1845 1936 2056
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
South East -6 29 £425 -2.85% 10
London -22 22 £456 +14.06% 11
East Midlands +6 9 £389 -
North West -17 5 £350 +16.86% 2
East of England - 3 £410 - 1
South West -4 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -14 2 £463 -28.84% 1
West Midlands -14 1 - - 3
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (30.61%) Project Management
2 42 (28.57%) Finance
3 25 (17.01%) PRINCE2
4 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.93%) Windows
6 18 (12.24%) SQL
7 16 (10.88%) Management Information System
8 14 (9.52%) SCOM
9 12 (8.16%) DNS
10 11 (7.48%) Programme Management
10 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.80%) Retail
11 10 (6.80%) VMware
11 10 (6.80%) Change Management
11 10 (6.80%) DHCP
11 10 (6.80%) .NET
11 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
12 9 (6.12%) ITIL
12 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
13 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.44%) Legal
13 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (5.44%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
14 7 (4.76%) NHS
14 7 (4.76%) ERP
14 7 (4.76%) Oracle
14 7 (4.76%) SAP

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Project
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.04%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.36%) Agresso
2 2 (1.36%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) IaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
4 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) DNS
2 10 (6.80%) DHCP
3 6 (4.08%) VPN
4 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.36%) VoIP
5 2 (1.36%) SNMP
5 2 (1.36%) SAN
5 2 (1.36%) Firewall
5 2 (1.36%) SSH
5 2 (1.36%) VLAN
5 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.36%) Sahi
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) Selenium
3 1 (0.68%) MSTest
General
1 42 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Legal
4 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.76%) Billing
5 4 (2.72%) Local Government
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) XML
3 2 (1.36%) Middleware
3 2 (1.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.76%) NHS
2 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.04%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) EPoS
4 2 (1.36%) GIS
4 2 (1.36%) PMI
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
5 1 (0.68%) PACS
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.72%) Linux
5 3 (2.04%) UNIX
6 2 (1.36%) AIX
6 2 (1.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) Project Management
2 25 (17.01%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (7.48%) Programme Management
4 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
5 10 (6.80%) Change Management
6 9 (6.12%) ITIL
7 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (4.76%) ERP
9 6 (4.08%) CRM
9 6 (4.08%) Workflow
9 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.08%) Migration
9 6 (4.08%) Line Management
10 5 (3.40%) Change Control
10 5 (3.40%) E-Discovery
10 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.72%) Regression Testing
11 4 (2.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) C
3 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.04%) Perl
4 3 (2.04%) VBScript
5 2 (1.36%) C#
5 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
4 4 (2.72%) PMP
5 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) CIPD
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) IIBA
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ACCA
6 1 (0.68%) CIMA
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
1 3 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.04%) vSphere
3 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (9.52%) SCOM
2 7 (4.76%) WMI
3 4 (2.72%) MOM
4 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.04%) SCSM
5 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) VMware
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) SAP
4 6 (4.08%) NetApp
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco
5 5 (3.40%) RedPrairie
5 5 (3.40%) Epicor
6 4 (2.72%) BMC
7 3 (2.04%) CA
7 3 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) Juniper
8 2 (1.36%) Sage
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) Remedy
9 1 (0.68%) McAfee
9 1 (0.68%) Metastorm
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