The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 178 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 13
Average daily rate
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£280 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £315 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5259 6545 7211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.21% 92.88% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 4826 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £43.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Systems Engineer
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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 July 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 14 July 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
6 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 10 (28.57%) Symantec
8 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
9 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (22.86%) UNIX
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) IBM
10 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) Backup Exec
10 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (17.14%) Ruby
11 6 (17.14%) Perl
11 6 (17.14%) Python
12 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 5 (14.29%) DNS
12 5 (14.29%) HP
12 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (14.29%) Lync
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) Extranet
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DMZ
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) MRTG
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) KDB
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) CORBA
2 1 (2.86%) Xerces
2 1 (2.86%) Xalan
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.43%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Fedora
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) SUSE
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) OpenSolaris
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.71%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) UML
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Use Case
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) V-Model
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Python
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) AWK
4 3 (8.57%) sed
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) Lisp
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.43%) Xen
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (11.43%) UAG
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
5 3 (8.57%) vCloud
5 3 (8.57%) XenServer
5 3 (8.57%) NFS
6 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.71%) vSphere
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) Samba
7 1 (2.86%) Snort
7 1 (2.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) YUM
4 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.71%) HP NNM
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) Nessus
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) Oracle
5 10 (28.57%) Symantec
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
8 5 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco
9 4 (11.43%) NetApp
10 3 (8.57%) Veritas
11 2 (5.71%) JBoss
12 1 (2.86%) Sybase
12 1 (2.86%) EMC
12 1 (2.86%) CA
12 1 (2.86%) CommVault
12 1 (2.86%) Nokia
12 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.86%) Remedy
12 1 (2.86%) Websense
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago