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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 239 222 235
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £364 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £436 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.92 - £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 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
8765 7983 8840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 92.94% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4936 4270 4159
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 627
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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
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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Berkshire +8 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Surrey 0 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Hampshire -23 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £301 -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £750 +105.47% 1
Middlesex - 1 £403 -
East Sussex - - - -
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) STB
5 5 (14.29%) Billing
6 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.57%) VB
8 2 (5.71%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) BMC
8 2 (5.71%) VBScript
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) Banking
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.71%) SCSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) Ingres
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.86%) WebLOAD
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Billing
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) STB
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Test Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CIMA
2 1 (2.86%) ACCA
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.71%) SCSM
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) BMC
1 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.86%) VeriFone
2 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wokingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago