The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 54 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 0.20% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.22% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£363 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -18.75%
Systems Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
489 465 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.68% 93.56% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 315 150
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 52
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EMC