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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.01% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -25.92%
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
111 193 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.46% 93.24% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 75
Average daily rate £356 £312 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 5
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 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 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 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) RightScale
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Route 53
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (80.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Route 53
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon ELB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) RightScale