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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 514 463 461
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 80 114 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 48
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£410 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.39 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.99% -27.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.39 -
% change year-on-year
+94.99% -

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
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 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -44 79 £418 -1.76% 26
London -19 28 £475 +18.75% 9
South East -15 24 £425 -5.55% 7
Hampshire +9 11 £475 +35.71% 2
City of London +15 10 £569 +51.66% 5
East Midlands -4 7 £381 -25.60% 1
East of England +2 6 £463 -8.64% 2
South West -4 5 £275 -29.03%
Berkshire -6 4 £413 -17.50%
Manchester -8 4 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -15 4 £350 -12.50% 5
Nottinghamshire - 4 £390 -
Wiltshire +2 3 £275 -32.30%
West Sussex - 3 £380 -
Essex - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 £390 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Reading 0 2 £475 -5.00%
Northamptonshire -2 2 £250 -51.21%
West Midlands -7 2 - - 2
East Sussex -9 2 £425 +93.18%
Northampton - 2 £250 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £575 -
Hook - 2 £340 -
Derbyshire 0 1 £388 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £575 +12.19% 1
Oxford -14 1 - -
West Yorkshire -17 1 £500 -23.07%
Yorkshire -20 1 £500 -23.07%

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 47 (30.13%) Project Management
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
4 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (9.62%) Programme Management
6 14 (8.97%) ITIL
7 13 (8.33%) Windows
8 12 (7.69%) MS Project
8 12 (7.69%) Change Management
9 11 (7.05%) SQL
9 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
9 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (6.41%) SCOM
11 9 (5.77%) VMware
11 9 (5.77%) Migration
11 9 (5.77%) NHS
11 9 (5.77%) DNS
11 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.77%) Information Management
12 8 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.13%) Retail
12 8 (5.13%) Billing
12 8 (5.13%) PMI Certification
12 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
12 8 (5.13%) Legal
13 7 (4.49%) Telecoms

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.64%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Project
2 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.21%) MS Office
5 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Maximo
2 3 (1.92%) Agresso
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.64%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.64%) HFM
4 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) IaaS
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) DNS
2 7 (4.49%) DHCP
3 6 (3.85%) VPN
4 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.28%) VLAN
5 2 (1.28%) VoIP
5 2 (1.28%) Firewall
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) FTP
6 1 (0.64%) SSH
6 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) JIRA
1 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Sahi
2 1 (0.64%) MSTest
2 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Retail
2 8 (5.13%) Billing
2 8 (5.13%) Legal
3 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Local Government
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) .NET
2 3 (1.92%) XML
3 2 (1.28%) Web Services
3 2 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) NHS
4 3 (1.92%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.28%) Clustering
5 2 (1.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
6 1 (0.64%) PMI
6 1 (0.64%) PACS
6 1 (0.64%) IVR
6 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.33%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.13%) Project Management
2 28 (17.95%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.62%) Programme Management
5 14 (8.97%) ITIL
6 12 (7.69%) Change Management
7 9 (5.77%) Migration
7 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.77%) Information Management
8 8 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.49%) Quality Management
9 7 (4.49%) ERP
10 6 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.85%) Service Management
10 6 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
11 5 (3.21%) E-Discovery
11 5 (3.21%) Change Control
11 5 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) VB
3 5 (3.21%) C
4 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.28%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.49%) PMP
3 7 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) Degree
6 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.64%) IIBA
7 1 (0.64%) CIMA
7 1 (0.64%) ACCA
7 1 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) MCP
7 1 (0.64%) HND
7 1 (0.64%) CCNA
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.92%) vSphere
3 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.28%) vCloud
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) SCOM
2 4 (2.56%) WMI
3 3 (1.92%) SCSM
4 2 (1.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) VMware
3 7 (4.49%) SAP
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (3.21%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.56%) Cisco
6 4 (2.56%) BMC
6 4 (2.56%) Epicor
6 4 (2.56%) NetApp
6 4 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.56%) CA
7 3 (1.92%) Infor
8 2 (1.28%) Google
8 2 (1.28%) Juniper
8 2 (1.28%) Ariba
8 2 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.28%) Sage
8 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.64%) Veeam
9 1 (0.64%) hybris
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