The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 147 159 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £244 £505 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.73% +18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £461 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.85 - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £26.25 £125.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -79.00%
Systems Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Manager across the North West region.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Manager across the North West region.

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £263 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £216 - 1
Lancashire +14 1 - - 1
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Systems Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.67%) McKesson
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Electronics
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) WSUS
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) McKesson
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware