The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 241 247 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 30 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 11
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £365 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.39
% change year-on-year
- +94.99%
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
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Hampshire -7 11 £475 -1.29%
Berkshire -5 6 £394 -4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £508 -
Surrey - 4 £475 - 2
West Sussex -24 2 £425 +11.84% 1
Middlesex - 2 £405 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £355 - 1
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 South East region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) SCOM
6 5 (11.90%) Pega
6 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
6 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
6 5 (11.90%) VMware
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 3 (7.14%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) Hyperion
8 3 (7.14%) NFS
8 3 (7.14%) DNS

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.38%) HFM
2 1 (2.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.38%) Biology
4 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
4 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) People Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) Dell Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) NFS
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) MOM
2 2 (4.76%) OVSD
2 2 (4.76%) WMI
3 1 (2.38%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Pega
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) OpenText
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas