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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +48.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%

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
1867 2286 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.72% 92.44% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1233 1318
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 82
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Reading +14 1 £338 -25.00% 4
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) SMTP
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Coaching
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
1 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (13.33%) Product Management
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Service Management
1 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (6.67%) SAP