The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 550 473 451
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 63 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 68 57
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£388 £438 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +59.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Systems Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK.

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -73 63 £388 -11.42% 26
London -35 24 £475 +18.75% 12
South East -19 16 £350 -28.57% 4
City of London -4 10 £569 +51.66% 7
Hampshire +5 7 £475 -5.00% 1
East of England -8 7 £575 +17.94% 2
South West -8 6 £275 -29.03% 2
Wiltshire -1 4 £275 -29.03%
Berkshire +5 3 £350 -29.29%
East Midlands -5 3 £319 -37.80% 2
Essex -10 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £625 - 1
Oxford - 3 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 - 3
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
West Midlands -1 2 - - 2
Hook -1 2 £280 -46.66%
Manchester -9 2 £388 -9.88%
North West -19 2 £388 -5.19%
Farnborough - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire +5 1 £250 -51.21%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £575 +12.19%
Derbyshire - 1 £388 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £363 -
Peterborough - 1 £575 -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 44 (30.34%) Project Management
2 43 (29.66%) Finance
3 26 (17.93%) PRINCE2
4 21 (14.48%) Management Information System
5 20 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.72%) Programme Management
8 15 (10.34%) Change Management
8 15 (10.34%) MS Project
9 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (8.97%) ITIL
10 13 (8.97%) Windows
10 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
11 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
13 10 (6.90%) SC Cleared
13 10 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (6.90%) SQL
14 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.21%) PMI Certification
14 9 (6.21%) VMware
14 9 (6.21%) Information Management
14 9 (6.21%) SCOM
15 8 (5.52%) Retail
15 8 (5.52%) Asset Management
15 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
15 8 (5.52%) PMP
15 8 (5.52%) ERP
16 7 (4.83%) MS Office
16 7 (4.83%) SAP

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (1.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Project
2 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.83%) MS Office
5 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Maximo
2 3 (2.07%) Agresso
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.69%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.69%) HFM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) IaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) DNS
2 6 (4.14%) VPN
3 5 (3.45%) DHCP
4 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) VoIP
5 2 (1.38%) Firewall
5 2 (1.38%) VLAN
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.69%) SSH
6 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.76%) Billing
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) XML
2 2 (1.38%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.14%) NHS
4 3 (2.07%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.07%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.07%) Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.34%) Project Management
2 26 (17.93%) PRINCE2
3 20 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.72%) Programme Management
5 15 (10.34%) Change Management
6 13 (8.97%) ITIL
7 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.21%) Information Management
9 8 (5.52%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.52%) ERP
9 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.83%) Migration
10 7 (4.83%) Quality Management
11 6 (4.14%) Service Management
11 6 (4.14%) Financial Analysis
12 5 (3.45%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) SQL
2 6 (4.14%) VB
3 2 (1.38%) C
3 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.69%) VBScript
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.52%) PMP
5 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.76%) Degree
7 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) IIBA
8 1 (0.69%) ACCA
8 1 (0.69%) CIMA
8 1 (0.69%) CIPD
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.07%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.38%) vCloud
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) SCOM
2 4 (2.76%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) SCSM
3 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.38%) MOM
4 2 (1.38%) WMI
5 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.21%) VMware
3 7 (4.83%) SAP
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle
5 5 (3.45%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.76%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.76%) BMC
6 4 (2.76%) CA
6 4 (2.76%) Epicor
7 3 (2.07%) NetApp
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco
7 3 (2.07%) Infor
8 2 (1.38%) Google
8 2 (1.38%) Sage
8 2 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.38%) Cognos
8 2 (1.38%) Juniper
8 2 (1.38%) Ariba
9 1 (0.69%) HP
9 1 (0.69%) Siebel
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