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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 553 567 516
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 93 78 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 54
Median daily rate £450 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.99%
UK excluding London median 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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 88 £450 +7.78% 21
London +15 35 £490 +3.15% 7
South East +6 30 £475 +5.55% 5
Hampshire +1 11 £475 -1.29%
North West +6 10 £300 -14.28% 2
Manchester -4 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Hook +4 6 £483 +16.96%
Berkshire -6 6 £394 -4.54% 1
Oldham - 6 £300 -
East Midlands +8 5 £438 +12.90% 1
Harrow - 5 £480 -
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £438 +12.17%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £508 -
Surrey - 4 £475 - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £508 -
Yorkshire +12 3 £385 -23.00% 2
Reading -6 3 - - 1
City of London +35 2 £388 -31.86%
Nottingham -1 2 £438 +12.17%
Middlesex -1 2 £405 -
South West -5 2 £450 +63.63% 2
West Sussex -25 2 £425 +11.84% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £385 -
East Grinstead - 2 £425 -
North East - 2 £378 -
Scotland - 2 £450 - 1
Hull - 2 £385 -
Wales +17 1 £200 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £355 - 1
South Wales +3 1 £200 -50.00%

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (26.70%) Finance
2 33 (18.75%) Project Management
3 27 (15.34%) ITIL
4 25 (14.20%) Windows
4 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
5 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 20 (11.36%) SQL
8 18 (10.23%) VMware
9 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 16 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
10 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
10 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (7.39%) Oracle
12 13 (7.39%) Change Management
13 12 (6.82%) Legal
13 12 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.25%) Linux
14 11 (6.25%) HP
14 11 (6.25%) DNS
15 10 (5.68%) Degree
15 10 (5.68%) Cisco
15 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
15 10 (5.68%) .NET
15 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
15 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
16 9 (5.11%) Web Services
16 9 (5.11%) EMC

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 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.27%) CMS
4 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS Project
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.57%) HFM
3 1 (0.57%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) Primavera
3 1 (0.57%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Office 365
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) DNS
2 8 (4.55%) LAN
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 5 (2.84%) SSL
4 4 (2.27%) DHCP
5 3 (1.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.57%) Broadband
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.70%) GIS
3 3 (1.70%) QlikView
4 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.57%) IDOL
5 1 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
General
1 47 (26.70%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Legal
3 8 (4.55%) Law
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.41%) Local Government
6 5 (2.84%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Retail
7 4 (2.27%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) .NET
2 9 (5.11%) Web Services
3 8 (4.55%) LAMP
4 5 (2.84%) CSS
5 3 (1.70%) SOAP
5 3 (1.70%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.70%) XML
5 3 (1.70%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.11%) EMC VNX
3 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.84%) NHS
5 3 (1.70%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.14%) Equities
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Online Games
6 2 (1.14%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.57%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Windows
2 11 (6.25%) Linux
3 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.84%) Unix
6 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) Project Management
2 27 (15.34%) ITIL
3 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
5 13 (7.39%) Change Management
6 12 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.11%) ERP
8 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.55%) CRM
9 8 (4.55%) Service Management
10 7 (3.98%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.98%) Information Management
10 7 (3.98%) Migration
11 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.41%) DevOps
11 6 (3.41%) Supplier Management
11 6 (3.41%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) C
3 1 (0.57%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) Degree
4 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) ISEB
6 4 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.70%) CCNA
7 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.70%) MCITP
7 3 (1.70%) MCTS
8 1 (0.57%) CISM
8 1 (0.57%) CISSP
8 1 (0.57%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.70%) NFS
5 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) SCOM
2 5 (2.84%) SCCM
3 4 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) MOM
4 2 (1.14%) OVSD
4 2 (1.14%) WMI
5 1 (0.57%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.23%) VMware
3 13 (7.39%) Oracle
4 11 (6.25%) HP
5 10 (5.68%) Cisco
5 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.11%) EMC
7 8 (4.55%) iManage
8 6 (3.41%) Pega
8 6 (3.41%) SAP
9 5 (2.84%) Kronos
10 4 (2.27%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.27%) Recommind
10 4 (2.27%) Veritas
11 3 (1.70%) Civica
11 3 (1.70%) Compaq
11 3 (1.70%) Terracotta
11 3 (1.70%) webMethods
12 2 (1.14%) Capita
12 2 (1.14%) Symantec
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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