The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 564 551
Rank change year-on-year +42 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 68 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 46
Median daily rate £425 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 25 £400 -15.78% 9
South East +12 20 £425 -10.52% 5
North West +23 9 £400 +33.33% 1
West Midlands - 4 £500 - 2
Yorkshire +25 3 £463 +10.77% 1
East of England - 3 £550 - 2
North East +67 2 - -
East Midlands -12 2 - - 2
Systems Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 41 (33.61%) Project Management
2 27 (22.13%) Finance
3 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
4 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.66%) Change Management
5 13 (10.66%) SQL
5 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.20%) ERP
7 9 (7.38%) Windows
7 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (6.56%) Migration
8 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
9 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle
9 7 (5.74%) SAP
9 7 (5.74%) Retail
9 7 (5.74%) Analytics
10 6 (4.92%) Line Management
10 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.92%) SCOM
10 6 (4.92%) ITIL
10 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.92%) PMP
10 6 (4.92%) Service Management
11 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (2.46%) CMS
2 2 (1.64%) OpenROAD
3 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.82%) Moodle
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) iTrent
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.64%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.82%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) IaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Broadband
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Intranet
2 2 (1.64%) LAN
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.64%) SNMP
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
2 2 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.82%) NAS
3 1 (0.82%) SSH
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.10%) MS Access
3 3 (2.46%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.64%) Ingres
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Retail
2 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Billing
3 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Front Office
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Middleware
2 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) HTML
2 2 (1.64%) HTML5
2 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) AIX
3 1 (0.82%) Solaris
3 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Project Management
2 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
2 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
3 13 (10.66%) Change Management
4 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.20%) ERP
5 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (6.56%) Migration
7 7 (5.74%) Analytics
8 6 (4.92%) ITIL
8 6 (4.92%) Line Management
8 6 (4.92%) Service Management
8 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.10%) Project Governance
9 5 (4.10%) SDLC
9 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.28%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.28%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) Perl
4 3 (2.46%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) C#
5 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.92%) PMP
3 5 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.28%) APMP
4 4 (3.28%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) ACCA
6 2 (1.64%) CIMA
6 2 (1.64%) MCITP
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) MCTS
6 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.82%) MCSA
7 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) SCOM
2 3 (2.46%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.46%) SCSM
3 2 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) SAP
3 5 (4.10%) Motorola
4 4 (3.28%) VMware
5 3 (2.46%) HP
5 3 (2.46%) NetApp
5 3 (2.46%) Workday
6 2 (1.64%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.64%) Citrix
6 2 (1.64%) Remedy
6 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.82%) Cerner
7 1 (0.82%) Charles River
7 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.82%) Reuters
7 1 (0.82%) Symantec
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