Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.12% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate £500 - £450
10th Percentile £438 - £428
90th Percentile £543 - £473
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +22.91% -0.56% +98.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1545 1389 1333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.99% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 859 842
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 57 66
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.36 £10.56
90th Percentile £39.13 £27.58 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.80
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.71% +5.00%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Systems Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Manager in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (50.00%) Talend
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Infor
1 1 (50.00%) Talend