The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 579 576 475
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -101
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 71 69 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 81
Median daily rate £450 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £445
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London median 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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
England -16 64 £450 +7.14% 28
South East +28 27 £475 +35.71% 5
London -22 11 £425 -4.49% 8
East Midlands +10 10 £500 - 2
North West +9 9 £300 -29.41% 2
Hampshire +7 9 £475 -
Manchester +1 7 £300 -29.41% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £500 - 2
Leicester - 7 £500 - 2
Berkshire +3 6 £469 +33.92%
Oldham - 5 £300 -
Yorkshire -1 4 £418 +33.60% 4
City of London +36 3 £438 -15.66% 2
Hook +6 3 £483 +72.32%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £490 -
Surrey - 3 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £490 -
Scotland - 3 £344 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 2 £490 +40.00% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £438 -
South West -6 2 - - 1
Hull - 2 £385 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £385 -
West Sussex - 2 £425 -
Reading - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 2 £425 -
Nottingham - 2 £438 -
Wales +16 1 £200 -42.85%
Cardiff +13 1 £200 -42.85%
South Wales +11 1 £200 -42.85%

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 43 (24.86%) Finance
2 26 (15.03%) Project Management
3 25 (14.45%) Windows
3 25 (14.45%) ITIL
4 24 (13.87%) Active Directory
5 23 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.40%) VMware
7 18 (10.40%) SQL
8 17 (9.83%) Change Management
8 17 (9.83%) Management Information System
8 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
9 14 (8.09%) People Management
10 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
10 13 (7.51%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.94%) Linux
11 12 (6.94%) Oracle
11 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
11 12 (6.94%) DNS
12 11 (6.36%) SAP
12 11 (6.36%) Legal
12 11 (6.36%) Degree
13 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
13 10 (5.78%) .NET
13 10 (5.78%) SCOM
14 9 (5.20%) HP
14 9 (5.20%) EMC
14 9 (5.20%) Red Hat

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (2.89%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.73%) Apache
3 3 (1.73%) CMS
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Project
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.58%) HFM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) DNS
2 6 (3.47%) LAN
2 6 (3.47%) WAN
3 5 (2.89%) SSL
4 3 (1.73%) DHCP
4 3 (1.73%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.58%) Broadband
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.58%) SNMP
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.31%) MySQL
3 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.73%) QlikView
4 2 (1.16%) GIS
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.58%) IDOL
5 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 43 (24.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Legal
3 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.62%) Law
5 5 (2.89%) Retail
6 4 (2.31%) Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Games
6 4 (2.31%) Local Government
7 2 (1.16%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) .NET
2 7 (4.05%) Web Services
3 6 (3.47%) LAMP
4 5 (2.89%) CSS
5 2 (1.16%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.58%) JSON
6 1 (0.58%) Middleware
6 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.62%) EMC VNX
3 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.89%) NHS
4 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.73%) Clustering
5 3 (1.73%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.73%) Physics
6 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.16%) Equities
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Online Games
6 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.45%) Windows
2 12 (6.94%) Linux
3 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.03%) Project Management
2 25 (14.45%) ITIL
3 23 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.83%) Change Management
5 14 (8.09%) People Management
6 13 (7.51%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.62%) Information Management
8 8 (4.62%) Logistics
9 7 (4.05%) DevOps
9 7 (4.05%) ERP
9 7 (4.05%) Migration
9 7 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (4.05%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.05%) SDLC
9 7 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.47%) Open Source
10 6 (3.47%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.40%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.16%) VB
4 1 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.58%) Perl
4 1 (0.58%) PHP
4 1 (0.58%) Python
4 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.36%) Degree
4 8 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.47%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) MAPM
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) MCTS
7 1 (0.58%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.73%) NFS
4 3 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) SCOM
2 6 (3.47%) SCCM
3 5 (2.89%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.16%) MOM
4 2 (1.16%) OVSD
4 2 (1.16%) WMI
4 2 (1.16%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.58%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) SCSM
5 1 (0.58%) vRealize
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.40%) VMware
3 12 (6.94%) Oracle
4 11 (6.36%) SAP
5 9 (5.20%) EMC
5 9 (5.20%) HP
5 9 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.62%) Cisco
7 7 (4.05%) iManage
8 5 (2.89%) Kronos
8 5 (2.89%) Pega
8 5 (2.89%) Veritas
9 3 (1.73%) Citrix
9 3 (1.73%) Civica
9 3 (1.73%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.73%) Recommind
9 3 (1.73%) Symantec
10 2 (1.16%) arcserve
10 2 (1.16%) Dell
10 2 (1.16%) Mapinfo
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