The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 68 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 1.10% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.17% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £48.50 £25.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.00% -48.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.66%
Systems Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 771 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.70% 94.37% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 449 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £39.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 3 September 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Cambridge -2 3 £363 +3.57% 8
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Splunk
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Lumension
6 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) CMDB
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Use Case
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
5 1 (11.11%) Lumension
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba