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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 36 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 2.86% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 3.01% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £370 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £355 £295
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Systems Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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
304 266 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.00% 95.00% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 135 175
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 58
Average hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft