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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 261 240 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 14 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 10
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£350 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -
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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
9275 8573 8245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.51% 92.20% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 4800 4366
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 427 503
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Oxfordshire -14 5 £288 +2.67% 3
Hampshire +8 4 - -
Berkshire -3 3 £450 -9.09%
Surrey -9 1 £525 +110.00% 2
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Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
4 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification
4 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) MS Project
5 6 (15.79%) Change Management
5 6 (15.79%) PMP
6 5 (13.16%) SLA
7 4 (10.53%) MS Office
7 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Billing
7 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) SCOM
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Project
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
1 1 (2.63%) HFM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) VoIP
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Symposium
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
4 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) Change Management
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
9 1 (2.63%) ERP
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) PMI Certification
2 6 (15.79%) PMP
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.26%) SCSM
3 1 (2.63%) MOM
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) Hyperion
2 2 (5.26%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) CODA
3 1 (2.63%) Infor
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Nortel
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) Cerner