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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 168 196 180
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 27 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £303
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £27.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.98 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) Finance
5 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.43%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.43%) SQL
6 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (19.64%) UNIX
8 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 9 (16.07%) Citrix
9 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
10 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.29%) Puppet
10 8 (14.29%) Solaris
11 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (10.71%) ITIL
12 6 (10.71%) Java
12 6 (10.71%) SAN
12 6 (10.71%) HP
12 6 (10.71%) Cisco
12 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.71%) vSphere
13 5 (8.93%) Business Development
13 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) Jetty
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Jadu
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) SAN
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.93%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.79%) Multicast
6 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) QSIG
6 1 (1.79%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) LAMP
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Biometrics
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) DTV
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Handset
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
3 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (19.64%) UNIX
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Debian
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Business Development
3 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.93%) OO
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
6 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.57%) B2C
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Kanban
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.50%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (5.36%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.57%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) UAG
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.79%) WMI
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) VMware
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) HP
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Sun
8 2 (3.57%) AppSense
8 2 (3.57%) Avaya
8 2 (3.57%) Akamai
8 2 (3.57%) Neverfail
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk
9 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.79%) Speakerbus
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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