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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 151 143 186
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Median daily rate £400 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £388 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +45.16%
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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Unix
3 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
3 17 (58.62%) Puppet
4 16 (55.17%) Python
5 15 (51.72%) Ruby
5 15 (51.72%) High Availability
6 14 (48.28%) Hedge funds
6 14 (48.28%) CFEngine
6 14 (48.28%) OCFS2
6 14 (48.28%) SELinux
6 14 (48.28%) GlusterFS
6 14 (48.28%) GFS2
6 14 (48.28%) Patch Management
6 14 (48.28%) Failover Clustering
6 14 (48.28%) Clustering
6 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
6 14 (48.28%) Financial Institution
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.79%) DevOps
10 3 (10.34%) Office 365
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) Extranet
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
1 14 (48.28%) Hedge funds
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) High Availability
2 14 (48.28%) Patch Management
2 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Go
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCDE
1 2 (6.90%) CCIE
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) GFS2
1 14 (48.28%) GlusterFS
1 14 (48.28%) OCFS2
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) UAG
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
2 14 (48.28%) CFEngine
2 14 (48.28%) Failover Clustering
2 14 (48.28%) SELinux
3 3 (10.34%) SCCM
4 2 (6.90%) Ansible
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.45%) Control-M
5 1 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) Xymon
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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