The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £335 £321
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.24%
Systems Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 193 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.85% 90.61% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 68
Average daily rate £323 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Systems Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) RightScale
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Regular Expression
3 3 (50.00%) Route 53
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Route 53
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) RightScale