Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 95 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +89
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £525 £448
% change year-on-year -4.76% +17.32% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 1,360 1,422 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.05% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 996 972
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -0.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 47
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.98 £8.39 £10.46
90th Percentile £38.00 £39.75 £36.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +9.37% -14.29%

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 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Systems Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft