The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 128 130 140
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.068% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.074% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
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 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
2909 2717 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.48% 91.85% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1347 1558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 212
Average hourly rate £16.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the North West 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
Manchester - 6 £438 -
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (26.67%) Legal
1 4 (26.67%) Information Management
1 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) DTV
3 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) STB
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.67%) SCSM
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DVB
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (26.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) DTV
3 2 (13.33%) STB
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Management
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat