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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 65 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.35 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+35.56% +5.37%
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
902 748 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.32% 93.85% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 391 291
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 47
Average hourly rate £16.92 £15.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
Macclesfield - 5 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) CMDB
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) BMC
6 3 (18.75%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) ITSM
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) RDBMS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (37.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 6 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 6 (37.50%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
5 2 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Jython
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) QEMU
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) BMC
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) VMware