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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 130 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 20
Average daily rate £363 £436 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £338 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £20.45 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
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
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Unix
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.59%) Ruby
8 6 (17.65%) Clustering
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Puppet
8 6 (17.65%) High Availability
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
9 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
9 5 (14.71%) SELinux
9 5 (14.71%) GlusterFS
9 5 (14.71%) GFS2
9 5 (14.71%) OCFS2
9 5 (14.71%) CFEngine
9 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
9 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
3 3 (8.82%) SNMP
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.94%) LDAP
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) FishEye
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 3 (8.82%) Law
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Japanese Language
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Grails
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps
2 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.82%) Practice Management
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 8 (23.53%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCEA
4 1 (2.94%) CCEE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) GFS2
2 5 (14.71%) GlusterFS
2 5 (14.71%) OCFS2
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) CFEngine
2 5 (14.71%) SELinux
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Altiris
5 2 (5.88%) AppSense
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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