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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 74 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
924 712 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.81% 90.70% 91.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 373 289
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 46
Average hourly rate £15.83 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.09% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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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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
Chester +3 4 £500 - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) BMC
4 4 (36.36%) CMDB
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Dell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) IPv4
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) QEMU
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago