The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 486 456 465
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 117 96 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 65
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £195 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £313 £401
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.69 £21.17 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -39.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -41.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 108 £400 +6.66% 47
London -30 51 £400 - 17
South East +2 29 £438 +14.37% 6
South West -22 10 £388 -8.82% 7
Berkshire -4 8 £500 -
City of London -13 7 £313 -29.97% 5
North West -15 7 £300 +99.66%
Oxfordshire +5 6 - - 2
West Midlands -1 6 £425 - 9
Wales - 6 - - 2
Oxford - 6 - - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £388 - 2
South Wales - 5 - - 2
Reading -9 4 £538 -
Manchester -12 4 £413 +175.00%
Somerset - 3 £350 -
Hampshire -3 2 £360 -15.29% 1
East Midlands -7 2 - - 5
Bristol -12 2 - -
Taunton - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £215 -
West Sussex +5 1 £245 -24.61%
Birmingham -11 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire -21 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -22 1 £650 +233.33% 1
East of England -35 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £650 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 65 (34.03%) Finance
2 43 (22.51%) Oracle
3 39 (20.42%) Project Management
4 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 32 (16.75%) Windows
6 29 (15.18%) ERP
7 23 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
9 19 (9.95%) CRM
10 17 (8.90%) ITIL
11 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
11 16 (8.38%) Migration
12 15 (7.85%) Change Management
12 15 (7.85%) Active Directory
13 14 (7.33%) SQL
13 14 (7.33%) SAP
13 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
14 13 (6.81%) SCCM
14 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
14 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
14 13 (6.81%) Business Analysis
15 12 (6.28%) Retail
15 12 (6.28%) Java
15 12 (6.28%) MS Excel
15 12 (6.28%) Supplier Management
16 11 (5.76%) SC Cleared
16 11 (5.76%) SharePoint
16 11 (5.76%) Oracle Financials
17 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
17 10 (5.24%) NHS

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.09%) Agresso
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.05%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.05%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (1.05%) Temenos T24
5 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Firewall
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.09%) LAN
3 4 (2.09%) Extranet
4 3 (1.57%) PBX
4 3 (1.57%) Broadband
4 3 (1.57%) FTP
5 2 (1.05%) VPN
5 2 (1.05%) VoIP
5 2 (1.05%) WAN
5 2 (1.05%) DHCP
5 2 (1.05%) LDAP
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.52%) NAS
6 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.09%) MySQL
3 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MSI
1 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (34.03%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.28%) Retail
4 5 (2.62%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Billing
5 3 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Front Office
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) .NET
2 6 (3.14%) Web Services
3 3 (1.57%) XML
4 2 (1.05%) JRules
4 2 (1.05%) SOAP
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) ODBC
5 1 (0.52%) WSH
5 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.52%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.24%) NHS
3 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.09%) PMI
3 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.57%) RMADS
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.52%) PDA
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
6 1 (0.52%) Google Search Appliance
6 1 (0.52%) EPoS
6 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Windows
2 8 (4.19%) Linux
2 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (4.19%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.62%) Solaris
4 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.42%) Project Management
2 29 (15.18%) ERP
3 23 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
5 19 (9.95%) CRM
6 17 (8.90%) ITIL
7 16 (8.38%) Migration
8 15 (7.85%) Change Management
9 13 (6.81%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.28%) Supplier Management
11 9 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.66%) Data Migration
13 6 (3.14%) Scrum
13 6 (3.14%) Business Continuity
13 6 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.62%) Test Scripting
14 5 (2.62%) SOA
14 5 (2.62%) Risk Management
15 4 (2.09%) Programme Management
15 4 (2.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.33%) SQL
2 12 (6.28%) Java
3 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.09%) VBScript
5 3 (1.57%) VB
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) AWK
6 2 (1.05%) Python
6 2 (1.05%) C#
6 2 (1.05%) Perl
6 2 (1.05%) sed
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) ABAP
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.14%) CIMA
4 6 (3.14%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.14%) ACCA
5 5 (2.62%) Degree
6 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.52%) HP APS
8 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) NFS
3 2 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.52%) UAG
4 1 (0.52%) Squid
4 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) SCCM
2 8 (4.19%) SCSM
3 4 (2.09%) SCOM
4 3 (1.57%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.05%) WSUS
5 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) MOM
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (22.51%) Oracle
2 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) SAP
4 7 (3.66%) VMware
5 6 (3.14%) HP
6 5 (2.62%) Cisco
7 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.09%) Cerillion
8 3 (1.57%) Siemens
9 2 (1.05%) Capita
9 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 2 (1.05%) Dell
9 2 (1.05%) Temenos
9 2 (1.05%) Sun
9 2 (1.05%) Veritas
9 2 (1.05%) BMC
9 2 (1.05%) CA
9 2 (1.05%) Hyperion
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