The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 43 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 0.35% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.38% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.39 £34.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.11%
Systems Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 266 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.79% 94.33% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 155 120
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft