Period
to 18 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 191 187
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 10 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.021% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.021% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 16
East of England median daily rate £400 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +31.58% +15.15%
10th Percentile £362 £613 £306
90th Percentile £594 £638 £638
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year +64.15% -29.71% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4767 4660 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 95.67% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2754 2665 3295
East of England median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 376 504
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.41 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% -5.07% +4.24%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.21 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.31%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the East of England

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in the East of England

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Manager in the East of England

Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Manager in the East of England

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire -3 3 £550 -12.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £575 -
Essex - 1 - -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 East of England region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workday
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (10.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Workday