The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
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
747 1107 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.14% 95.60% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 749 389
Median daily rate £390 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Axway
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) yum
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Graylog
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Axway
3 1 (16.67%) EMC