The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 19 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.80% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 1.20% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£325 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
82 166 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.64% 90.22% 88.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 60
Average daily rate £300 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec