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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 166 174 200
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 31 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.50% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 7
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£413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £233 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.85 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -12.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £24.38 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+74.19% -23.82%
Systems Engineer
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Windows
3 18 (28.57%) Linux
4 16 (25.40%) VMware
5 13 (20.63%) HP
5 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 11 (17.46%) DNS
7 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
7 11 (17.46%) SAN
7 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (15.87%) Citrix
8 10 (15.87%) Python
9 9 (14.29%) UNIX
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle
9 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 9 (14.29%) Banking
10 8 (12.70%) Avaya
10 8 (12.70%) Solaris
11 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 7 (11.11%) Cisco
11 7 (11.11%) Clustering
12 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 6 (9.52%) XenApp
12 6 (9.52%) vSphere
12 6 (9.52%) Puppet
12 6 (9.52%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Jetty
5 2 (3.17%) nginx
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) Jadu
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Zope
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) DNS
1 11 (17.46%) SAN
2 6 (9.52%) WAN
2 6 (9.52%) LAN
3 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 5 (7.94%) Firewall
4 4 (6.35%) QSIG
4 4 (6.35%) H.323
4 4 (6.35%) HTTP
4 4 (6.35%) ISDN
4 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) Internet
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) MGW
5 3 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.17%) DMVPN
6 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) BYOD
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.59%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.29%) UNIX
6 8 (12.70%) Solaris
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) Debian
8 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) SDLC
2 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
2 5 (7.94%) Migration
3 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (6.35%) DevOps
4 3 (4.76%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Email Migration
5 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL
5 2 (3.17%) SOA
5 2 (3.17%) Validation
6 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.59%) Project Management
6 1 (1.59%) Change Management
6 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.87%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.35%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) CCNA
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) XenApp
3 6 (9.52%) vSphere
4 3 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (1.59%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.59%) GFS2
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) OCFS2
5 1 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.17%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.59%) SELinux
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) VMware
2 13 (20.63%) HP
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
5 10 (15.87%) Citrix
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle
7 8 (12.70%) Avaya
8 7 (11.11%) Cisco
9 4 (6.35%) EMC
9 4 (6.35%) Symantec
10 3 (4.76%) Apple
10 3 (4.76%) Verint
11 2 (3.17%) Splunk
11 2 (3.17%) Altiris
11 2 (3.17%) Akamai
11 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.17%) NetApp
11 2 (3.17%) Sybase
12 1 (1.59%) IBM
12 1 (1.59%) Sun
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