The median contractor rate for a Systems Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
England / South West
Rank 133 - 146
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Manager 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -38.88% +67.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 2798 2981
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.30% 96.45% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1806 1862
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 144
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Bristol - 4 - -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South West region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) CLAS
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Epicor
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CLAS
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Epicor
1 1 (12.50%) SAP