The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 24 April 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 Berkshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 112 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 17 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.97% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Average daily rate £300 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £393
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2451 2272 2826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.98% 91.43% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 894 1011
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 148 102
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 - -
Slough - 4 - - 1
Reading -16 3 £365 - 2
Maidenhead -12 2 - -
Newbury - - - -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) C
3 10 (35.71%) UML
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
3 10 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) MCSE
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 6 (21.43%) OOD
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (14.29%) MCTS
8 4 (14.29%) CCVP
8 4 (14.29%) RTP
8 4 (14.29%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) LDAP
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) RTP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) LDAP
3 4 (14.29%) ISDN
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) ASN.1
5 1 (3.57%) WiMAX
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
5 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) LTE
5 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) UML
2 6 (21.43%) OOD
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C
2 10 (35.71%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) CCVP
2 4 (14.29%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCA
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CNE
3 2 (7.14%) Novell Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.57%) UAG
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) M86 Security
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