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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 150 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.59% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.62% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £306 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
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
3170 5165 5657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.17% 95.07% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 3935 4235
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) Python
5 9 (33.33%) Unix
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (22.22%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) SCOM
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (18.52%) Clustering
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Perl
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (14.81%) CFEngine
9 4 (14.81%) SELinux
9 4 (14.81%) GlusterFS
9 4 (14.81%) GFS2

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 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) Extranet
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
5 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) Java
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCEA
4 1 (3.70%) CCEE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.81%) GFS2
3 4 (14.81%) GlusterFS
3 4 (14.81%) OCFS2
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) Postfix
5 2 (7.41%) Squid
5 2 (7.41%) UAG
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 4 (14.81%) CFEngine
3 4 (14.81%) SELinux
4 3 (11.11%) Ansible
5 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (7.41%) Cacti
5 2 (7.41%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
5 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Control-M
6 1 (3.70%) OpenView
6 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.70%) Salt
6 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) AppSense
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) QNAP
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