The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 256 233 220
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 22 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 10
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £353 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £514 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.83 £22.69
% change year-on-year
- +18.23%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -8 9 £475 +1.33%
Berkshire +9 5 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £408 -
Surrey -13 2 £475 +26.66% 1
Middlesex - 2 £405 -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (25.00%) Project Management
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) Pega
4 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Windows
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) System Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Hyperion
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
1 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Biology
3 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.33%) SDLC
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.78%) MOM
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) OVSD
2 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Pega
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas