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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
UK
Rank 547 559 530
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 50 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 40
Median daily rate £525 £381 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £521 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.37 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +20 48 £538 +38.70% 23
South East +18 17 £550 +29.41% 4
Hampshire +18 13 £550 +41.93%
London -7 13 £550 +57.14% 7
Fareham - 8 £550 -
South West +15 7 £400 +23.07% 3
Bristol +2 6 £413 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £563 -
East of England +4 2 £463 -26.00% 2
North West +25 1 £325 -19.50% 3
Scotland +24 1 £300 +9.09% 1
Surrey +15 1 £600 -
Berkshire +9 1 £525 +17.97%
Milton Keynes +5 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £500 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -2 1 £500 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire -15 1 £700 -
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £700 -
Mansfield - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £400 -
Peterborough - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £485 -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 36 (30.25%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Project Management
3 15 (12.61%) SAP
4 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle
5 13 (10.92%) Migration
5 13 (10.92%) Change Management
5 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.08%) VMware
7 11 (9.24%) Firewall
7 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
7 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
7 11 (9.24%) SQL
8 10 (8.40%) Windows
8 10 (8.40%) ITIL
8 10 (8.40%) Cisco
8 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.40%) LAN
8 10 (8.40%) WAN
9 9 (7.56%) Retail
9 9 (7.56%) ERP
9 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.56%) People Management
10 8 (6.72%) IaaS
10 8 (6.72%) VB
10 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
10 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
10 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.84%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.84%) Postilion
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) IaaS
2 4 (3.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) Office 365
4 2 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.84%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.84%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) LAN
2 10 (8.40%) WAN
3 6 (5.04%) MPLS
3 6 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.68%) Intranet
4 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.68%) WLAN
5 1 (0.84%) Broadband
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) Power BI
4 3 (2.52%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.84%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 36 (30.25%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.04%) Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.84%) Military
8 1 (0.84%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.84%) jQuery
3 1 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.04%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.52%) NHS
4 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) PMI
5 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.84%) CESG
6 1 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Project Management
2 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.92%) Change Management
2 13 (10.92%) Migration
3 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
3 10 (8.40%) ITIL
4 9 (7.56%) ERP
4 9 (7.56%) People Management
4 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.88%) Information Management
5 7 (5.88%) Logistics
5 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.04%) Data Migration
6 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.20%) ETL
7 5 (4.20%) Financial Analysis
7 5 (4.20%) SDLC
7 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) VB
3 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.36%) VBA
3 4 (3.36%) VBScript
4 2 (1.68%) Perl
4 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.52%) ISEB
5 2 (1.68%) ACCA
5 2 (1.68%) APMP
5 2 (1.68%) CIMA
5 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CISSP
6 1 (0.84%) CLAS
6 1 (0.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) ECDL
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PMP
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) QA
4 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.84%) COREP
5 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.84%) FINREP
5 1 (0.84%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.84%) RMADS
5 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.52%) XenServer
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) SCCM
1 2 (1.68%) SCOM
1 2 (1.68%) SCSM
2 1 (0.84%) Nessus
2 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) SAP
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.92%) Oracle
4 12 (10.08%) VMware
5 10 (8.40%) Cisco
6 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) IBM
7 3 (2.52%) NetApp
7 3 (2.52%) RedPrairie
7 3 (2.52%) Workday
8 2 (1.68%) HP
8 2 (1.68%) Intel
8 2 (1.68%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.68%) Sybase
8 2 (1.68%) Tableau
8 2 (1.68%) TSYS
9 1 (0.84%) PTC
9 1 (0.84%) Remedy
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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