The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 52 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.29 £34.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.11%
Systems Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
539 494 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.13% 86.51% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 291 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.00 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (75.00%) VB
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) CAD
5 2 (25.00%) WSUS
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) Siemens
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