The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 111 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £260 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.06% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +4.91%
Systems Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2151 2283 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 92.80% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1150 1086
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 92 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -1 2 £364 +21.25% 2
Bracknell -3 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £520 -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Systems Engineer 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 Berkshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) EMC
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Puppet
4 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (27.27%) CentOS
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Nagios
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.64%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) H.323
3 1 (4.55%) Megaco
3 1 (4.55%) MGW
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) RNC
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (4.55%) SS7
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
1 5 (22.73%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.55%) Nmap
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) EMC
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) GENBAND
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft