The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 129 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 7 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.042% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.044% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £150 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.66% -56.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £150 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £150 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £313 £401
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -41.42%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2915 2248 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.87% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1068 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 183 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Manager
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 4 £413 +175.00%
Cheshire - 2 £215 -
Merseyside - - - -
Systems Manager
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix