The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 41 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +30.76%
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
342 479 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.53% 95.23% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 338 281
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Postfix
3 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
2 1 (20.00%) Postfix
2 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware