The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 23 July 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 Bristol 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 64 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.82% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£320 £351 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.18% -12.32%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 486 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.49% 91.18% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 314 481
Average daily rate £365 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
4 3 (21.43%) KVM
4 3 (21.43%) Jelastic
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Moodle
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) LDAP
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) NFS
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Samba
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Postfix

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Drupal
1 3 (21.43%) Moodle
1 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Debian
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SysML
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) MODAF
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) NFS
2 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (21.43%) Xen
2 3 (21.43%) Postfix
2 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper