The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 28 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.32% 3.39% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.39% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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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 Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.11% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Systems Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared