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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 178 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 23
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£325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £301 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -25.92%
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
5510 6756 6932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.51% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4911 5043
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 138 164
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (45.45%) Linux
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) DNS
5 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (22.73%) Perl
7 10 (22.73%) Migration
8 9 (20.45%) SAN
8 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.91%) Symantec
10 7 (15.91%) MySQL
10 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
10 7 (15.91%) IBM
10 7 (15.91%) EMC
10 7 (15.91%) DHCP
11 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.64%) Citrix
11 6 (13.64%) UNIX
11 6 (13.64%) SQL
11 6 (13.64%) Apache
11 6 (13.64%) Python
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) Backup Exec
11 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
11 6 (13.64%) Puppet
11 6 (13.64%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Lync
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Zimbra
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) SAN
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.82%) Extranet
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
7 2 (4.55%) SMTP
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) VoIP
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.27%) PABX
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) WAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
1 4 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Handset
3 1 (2.27%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) UNIX
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Fedora
8 1 (2.27%) SmartOS
8 1 (2.27%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (4.55%) Kanban
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Perl
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) Korn
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) CCNA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) RHCE
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
4 5 (11.36%) NFS
4 5 (11.36%) UAG
5 2 (4.55%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) Samba
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Squid
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 3 (6.82%) Ansible
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.55%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) EMC
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.91%) Symantec
3 7 (15.91%) IBM
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) MarketAxess
8 2 (4.55%) Veeam
8 2 (4.55%) Trayport
8 2 (4.55%) Computacenter
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) CommVault
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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