The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 30 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 Cambridgeshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 69 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 0.99% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.04% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -11.64%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 672 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.78% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 297 324
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 139
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 1 £350 -9.67% 4
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) JOnAS
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) SCOM
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (45.45%) UAG
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) Puppet

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) JOnAS
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) UAG
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Polycom
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya