The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 1 August 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 South 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 138 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £367 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -16.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Manager
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Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bristol -24 1 £360 -1.90%
Dorset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agresso
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) SCSM
5 2 (13.33%) Infor
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCSM
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Infor
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Sun