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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 174 214 195
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 29 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 21
Average daily rate
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£333 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.91% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.22 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% -0.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -26.42%
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
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.95%) DNS
6 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (26.19%) Migration
8 10 (23.81%) SAN
8 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.05%) Perl
9 8 (19.05%) Citrix
9 8 (19.05%) Symantec
9 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (16.67%) IBM
10 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 7 (16.67%) DHCP
10 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) UNIX
11 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.29%) HP
11 6 (14.29%) EMC
11 6 (14.29%) Finance
11 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
11 6 (14.29%) Lync
11 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) Lync
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.76%) Zimbra
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) Network Security
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) LDAP
6 3 (7.14%) Extranet
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) SMTP
7 2 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
8 1 (2.38%) Broadband
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) HTTP
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.38%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) UNIX
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.52%) Solaris
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.76%) CentOS
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (2.38%) SmartOS
10 1 (2.38%) SELinux
10 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) SOA
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.76%) Release Management
4 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.38%) Kanban
5 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Perl
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Korn
6 2 (4.76%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) RHCE
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.90%) UAG
4 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (9.52%) NFS
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) Postfix
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.38%) Samba
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) Squid
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.90%) Nagios
2 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (9.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) YUM
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) Cacti
5 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) VMware
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) Symantec
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 7 (16.67%) IBM
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.29%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Veritas
8 2 (4.76%) JBoss
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Computacenter
8 2 (4.76%) MarketAxess
8 2 (4.76%) Veeam
8 2 (4.76%) Trayport
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Meraki
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