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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
UK
Rank 538 546 538
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 56 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 48
Median daily rate £513 £430 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £255 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +68.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £26.67
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +68.76%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 29 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 22 February 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 +22 54 £513 +19.18% 31
London +8 23 £513 +6.77% 3
South East +28 18 £550 +25.71% 8
Hampshire +23 14 £550 +18.91% 3
Fareham - 8 £550 -
South West +13 5 £325 - 4
Bristol - 5 £325 - 1
City of London -8 4 £540 +54.28% 2
East Midlands -2 3 £700 +27.27% 2
Berkshire +15 2 £473 +5.58% 1
Reading +8 2 £473 +8.00% 1
East of England +3 2 £463 -26.00% 6
Scotland +25 1 £385 +4.76%
Surrey +16 1 £600 -
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £500 -20.00%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £500 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire -8 1 £700 +27.27%
Northampton -9 1 £700 +27.27%
Hook - 1 £250 -
Highlands - 1 £385 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 £485 -
Peterborough - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Dartford - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 27 (23.48%) Project Management
3 12 (10.43%) VMware
3 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.57%) SQL
4 11 (9.57%) SAP
4 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.57%) ERP
5 10 (8.70%) WAN
5 10 (8.70%) ITIL
5 10 (8.70%) Windows
5 10 (8.70%) LAN
6 9 (7.83%) Firewall
6 9 (7.83%) Cisco
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle
6 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
7 8 (6.96%) IaaS
7 8 (6.96%) Retail
7 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (6.96%) Migration
7 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.09%) Change Management
8 7 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.09%) SaaS
8 7 (6.09%) SDLC

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 (2.61%) CMS
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.87%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.87%) Postilion
2 1 (0.87%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.87%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.87%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) IaaS
2 7 (6.09%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) ServiceMax
3 2 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.87%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) LAN
1 10 (8.70%) WAN
2 9 (7.83%) Firewall
3 6 (5.22%) MPLS
3 6 (5.22%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.61%) Intranet
5 2 (1.74%) Broadband
5 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.74%) SAN
5 2 (1.74%) WLAN
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.87%) DNS
6 1 (0.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.87%) NAS
6 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.61%) Power BI
4 3 (2.61%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Marketing
5 4 (3.48%) Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) German Language
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.87%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.87%) Military
7 1 (0.87%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) NHS
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
5 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) EPoS
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Project Management
2 12 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.57%) ERP
3 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.70%) ITIL
5 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
5 8 (6.96%) Migration
5 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.09%) Change Management
6 7 (6.09%) SDLC
7 6 (5.22%) Analytics
7 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.22%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.35%) Contract Management
8 5 (4.35%) CRM
8 5 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) Java
2 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.48%) VB
2 4 (3.48%) VBScript
3 3 (2.61%) VBA
4 2 (1.74%) Perl
4 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.87%) Python
5 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
1 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) PMP
3 2 (1.74%) APMP
3 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) ACCA
4 1 (0.87%) CIMA
4 1 (0.87%) CISSP
4 1 (0.87%) CLAS
4 1 (0.87%) ECDL
4 1 (0.87%) ISACA
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.87%) COBIT
4 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.87%) RMADS
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) XenServer
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.87%) Nessus
2 1 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) VMware
2 11 (9.57%) SAP
3 9 (7.83%) Cisco
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) NetApp
5 3 (2.61%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.74%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.74%) Tableau
6 2 (1.74%) Workday
7 1 (0.87%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.87%) Charles River
7 1 (0.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.87%) iManage
7 1 (0.87%) PTC
7 1 (0.87%) Reuters
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.87%) Symantec
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