The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 70 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £288 £384 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.08% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £403 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.29 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.68% -2.10%
Systems Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
856 717 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.97% 94.22% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 419 426
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 71
Average hourly rate £15.09 £19.00 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% -15.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -6 3 £275 -23.61% 1
Knutsford - 1 £358 - 1
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) E-Procurement
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) SAPUI5
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) Struts
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Procurement
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCAA
2 1 (10.00%) CCEE
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Chordiant
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
Knutsford, Cheshire
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