The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 177 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.35% -7.85%
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 9 (25.71%) Citrix
7 9 (25.71%) Migration
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.86%) Symantec
8 8 (22.86%) DNS
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) IBM
9 7 (20.00%) SAN
10 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (14.29%) Lync
11 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
11 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.29%) WAN
11 5 (14.29%) LAN
11 5 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (11.43%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (14.29%) Lync
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Zimbra
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.86%) TorqueBox
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) LDAP
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) Extranet
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.71%) DMZ
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) KDB
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) WAMP
2 1 (2.86%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.86%) Xerces
2 1 (2.86%) Xalan
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.86%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) SmartOS
9 1 (2.86%) SELinux
9 1 (2.86%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.71%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.86%) V-Model
5 1 (2.86%) Use Case
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Perl
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Korn
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) C-shell
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Lisp
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) UAG
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) NFS
6 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) qmail
7 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.86%) OpenSSH
7 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) YUM
4 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Nessus
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Symantec
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 2 (5.71%) JBoss
8 2 (5.71%) Juniper
8 2 (5.71%) Trayport
8 2 (5.71%) MarketAxess
9 1 (2.86%) Veeam
9 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.86%) Qualys
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £25 - £26 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 2 days ago