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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 36 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.32% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£165 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.35 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+35.56% +5.37%
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
350 483 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.59% 94.52% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 319 108
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +75.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.60 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £130 -
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Luciad
3 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF
3 1 (16.67%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) SysML
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) MetaFrame
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Luciad
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
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