The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 177 192 200
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £321 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £543 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -15.06%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 22 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 13 (36.11%) Citrix
5 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.00%) Symantec
8 8 (22.22%) UNIX
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (19.44%) Perl
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
9 7 (19.44%) IBM
10 6 (16.67%) Python
10 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) Ruby
10 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
10 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) Extranet
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) DMZ
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.78%) MRTG
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) KDB
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.78%) Xerces
2 1 (2.78%) Xalan
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) UNIX
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) SUSE
6 4 (11.11%) CentOS
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Fedora
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.78%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.78%) SELinux
9 1 (2.78%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) SOA
4 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
4 2 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Use Case
5 1 (2.78%) V-Model
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 7 (19.44%) Perl
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Korn
4 3 (8.33%) sed
4 3 (8.33%) AWK
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) VBScript
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) C-shell
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Basel III
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.11%) KVM
5 4 (11.11%) UAG
5 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) Xen
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (8.33%) XenServer
6 3 (8.33%) vCloud
7 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 2 (5.56%) NFS
7 2 (5.56%) vSphere
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.78%) Squid
8 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.78%) qmail
8 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) HP NNM
4 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.56%) YUM
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Nessus
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 11 (30.56%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) Symantec
6 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 7 (19.44%) IBM
7 5 (13.89%) HP
8 4 (11.11%) NetApp
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) Veritas
10 2 (5.56%) JBoss
10 2 (5.56%) Trayport
10 2 (5.56%) MarketAxess
11 1 (2.78%) Qualys
11 1 (2.78%) Brocade
11 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.78%) Akamai
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago