Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 568 558
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 67 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 37
London median daily rate £421 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.71% +9.38% -3.61%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £280
90th Percentile £558 £598 £645
England median daily rate £425 £450 £421
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.82% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year +64.15% -32.31% +14.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
West London +6 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Central London -3 7 £450 -7.69% 1
South London -29 1 £418 -7.22%
Systems Manager
England

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

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

1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 22 (32.84%) Finance
3 16 (23.88%) Windows
4 12 (17.91%) SCOM
5 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.42%) ERP
6 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.94%) Oracle
7 8 (11.94%) SCCM
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
8 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
8 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.45%) SQL
8 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (10.45%) VMware
8 7 (10.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) CRM
9 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (8.96%) Degree
10 5 (7.46%) FMCG
10 5 (7.46%) SaaS
10 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
10 5 (7.46%) PMO
10 5 (7.46%) iTrent

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) Confluence
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) FileZilla
1 2 (2.99%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) iTrent
2 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.99%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.99%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.99%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.49%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Force.com
3 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) VPN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.49%) Broadband
2 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) EDI
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) FMCG
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) LIMS
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 11 (16.42%) ERP
2 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.45%) Change Management
5 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) Service Management
7 4 (5.97%) Information Management
7 4 (5.97%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow
8 3 (4.48%) Analytics
8 3 (4.48%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCITP
3 4 (5.97%) MCTS
3 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CIPD
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) ACCA
6 1 (1.49%) CIMA
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) SCOM
2 8 (11.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Infor
4 2 (2.99%) Northgate
4 2 (2.99%) Sage
4 2 (2.99%) Workday
5 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.49%) Concur
5 1 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.49%) LabWare
5 1 (1.49%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow