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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 145 136 158
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.89
% change year-on-year
- +29.20%

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 12 (52.17%) Puppet
3 12 (52.17%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) Ruby
5 10 (43.48%) High Availability
5 10 (43.48%) Clustering
6 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
6 9 (39.13%) Financial Institution
6 9 (39.13%) OCFS2
6 9 (39.13%) GlusterFS
6 9 (39.13%) GFS2
6 9 (39.13%) SELinux
6 9 (39.13%) CFEngine
6 9 (39.13%) Hedge funds
6 9 (39.13%) Patch Management
6 9 (39.13%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) CentOS
9 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.04%) HTTP

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) CentOS
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 9 (39.13%) Patch Management
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 11 (47.83%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) GFS2
1 9 (39.13%) GlusterFS
1 9 (39.13%) OCFS2
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
2 9 (39.13%) CFEngine
2 9 (39.13%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) SELinux
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Control-M
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) Xymon
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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