The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 140 164 192
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.71% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.75% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 12
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.06% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +7.91%
Systems Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 13 (35.14%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) Unix
5 12 (32.43%) Puppet
6 11 (29.73%) VMware
7 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
8 9 (24.32%) Ruby
8 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Clustering
9 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.62%) High Availability
9 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.92%) CFEngine
10 7 (18.92%) Hedge funds
10 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
10 7 (18.92%) OCFS2
10 7 (18.92%) SELinux
10 7 (18.92%) GlusterFS
10 7 (18.92%) GFS2
10 7 (18.92%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (18.92%) Financial Institution
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) Perl
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
1 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) Extranet
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) SMTP
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 7 (18.92%) Hedge funds
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) Unix
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.41%) Debian
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.62%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 9 (24.32%) Ruby
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) Go
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) CCDE
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCEA
6 1 (2.70%) CCEE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) GFS2
2 7 (18.92%) GlusterFS
2 7 (18.92%) OCFS2
3 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.81%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.11%) UAG
6 2 (5.41%) NFS
6 2 (5.41%) Postfix
6 2 (5.41%) Squid
7 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) CFEngine
2 7 (18.92%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (18.92%) SELinux
3 6 (16.22%) SCOM
4 5 (13.51%) Ansible
5 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
6 3 (8.11%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Cacti
7 2 (5.41%) Nagios
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (5.41%) SCCM
8 1 (2.70%) Control-M
8 1 (2.70%) OpenView
8 1 (2.70%) Salt
8 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.11%) Splunk
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 2 (5.41%) Veritas
9 1 (2.70%) Altiris
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) QNAP
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