Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 238 256
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.079% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% +10.67%
10th Percentile £433 £470 £313
90th Percentile £518 £525 £447
Central London median daily rate £450 £488 £350
% change year-on-year -7.69% +39.29% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6706 6360 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.48% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 5043 6784
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 City of London region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) TrackWise
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) iTrent
1 1 (20.00%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) LIMS
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) People Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (20.00%) LabWare
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow