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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 557 475 476
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 65 126 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 76 57
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£400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Systems Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 -70 61 £425 +3.03% 33
London -29 26 £475 +14.80% 9
South East -36 13 £350 -18.84% 4
City of London -8 10 £513 +66.66% 1
East of England -17 8 £575 +29.57% 3
Hampshire -6 6 £475 -5.00% 1
West Midlands +9 4 £419 +67.50%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £625 +51.51% 2
Wiltshire +3 3 - - 2
South West -4 3 - - 3
Berkshire -7 3 £350 -28.57% 1
Essex -7 3 £350 -
Oxfordshire -16 3 £350 +25.00%
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Oxford - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £325 -
South Wales - 3 £325 -
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
Hook -2 2 £280 -46.66%
Yorkshire -25 2 £313 - 3
Coventry - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £575 +64.28%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £400 - 2
Manchester -16 1 £425 -2.29% 2
North West -32 1 £425 -1.16% 5
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 40 (27.03%) Project Management
3 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
3 23 (15.54%) PRINCE2
4 20 (13.51%) ITIL
4 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.16%) Change Management
6 16 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 15 (10.14%) MS Project
7 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (9.46%) Windows
8 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
9 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
9 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (7.43%) Service Management
10 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
11 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
11 10 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (6.76%) Asset Management
11 10 (6.76%) SQL
12 9 (6.08%) Oracle
12 9 (6.08%) PMI Certification
12 9 (6.08%) Retail
12 9 (6.08%) VMware
12 9 (6.08%) Information Management
13 8 (5.41%) Migration
13 8 (5.41%) Quality Management
13 8 (5.41%) PMP
13 8 (5.41%) Active Directory

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.38%) IIS
2 2 (1.35%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) MS Project
2 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.41%) MS Office
5 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Maximo
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.35%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.35%) Agresso
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.68%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.68%) HFM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.38%) IaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) VPN
2 5 (3.38%) DNS
3 3 (2.03%) DHCP
3 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.35%) VoIP
4 2 (1.35%) Firewall
4 2 (1.35%) VLAN
4 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) MSTest
General
1 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.03%) Billing
6 3 (2.03%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) Flash
3 2 (1.35%) Middleware
3 2 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) NHS
4 3 (2.03%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.35%) GIS
5 2 (1.35%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.03%) Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) UNIX
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) Project Management
2 23 (15.54%) PRINCE2
3 20 (13.51%) ITIL
3 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.16%) Change Management
5 16 (10.81%) Programme Management
6 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.43%) Service Management
8 10 (6.76%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.08%) Information Management
10 8 (5.41%) Migration
10 8 (5.41%) Quality Management
11 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.05%) ERP
11 6 (4.05%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.05%) Financial Analysis
11 6 (4.05%) Business Transformation
12 5 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.76%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) VB
3 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.03%) Java
5 2 (1.35%) C
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.08%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.41%) PMP
5 4 (2.70%) Degree
6 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ACCA
8 1 (0.68%) CIMA
8 1 (0.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.38%) SLA
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Basel III
2 1 (0.68%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.68%) COREP
2 1 (0.68%) FINREP
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.03%) vSphere
3 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.35%) vCloud
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) SCCM
1 7 (4.73%) SCOM
2 6 (4.05%) SCSM
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Intune
3 3 (2.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) Oracle
2 9 (6.08%) VMware
3 8 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (3.38%) RedPrairie
5 4 (2.70%) Infor
5 4 (2.70%) BMC
5 4 (2.70%) CA
6 3 (2.03%) Cognos
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco
6 3 (2.03%) IBM
6 3 (2.03%) Metastorm
6 3 (2.03%) OpenText
6 3 (2.03%) NetApp
7 2 (1.35%) Google
7 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.35%) Juniper
7 2 (1.35%) Ariba
8 1 (0.68%) Cerner
8 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
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