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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 159 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 32 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 9
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
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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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
4 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
5 15 (26.32%) Linux
6 14 (24.56%) Citrix
7 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 10 (17.54%) SAN
10 10 (17.54%) DNS
10 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.79%) XenApp
11 9 (15.79%) vSphere
11 9 (15.79%) HP
11 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (14.04%) UNIX
12 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.28%) SDLC
13 7 (12.28%) Clustering
13 7 (12.28%) Solaris
13 7 (12.28%) Python
14 6 (10.53%) Java
14 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
14 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
4 2 (3.51%) Jetty
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.75%) Jadu
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.75%) Multicast
4 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) QSIG
4 1 (1.75%) H.323
4 1 (1.75%) CTI
4 1 (1.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Front Office
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Biometrics
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) IVR
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.04%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) Solaris
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.51%) Debian
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) SDLC
2 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (8.77%) Business Development
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) OO
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) ETL
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.51%) B2C
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.51%) Email Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) Python
4 6 (10.53%) Java
5 5 (8.77%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.79%) XenApp
3 9 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) Docker
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) UAG
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.75%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.75%) Kibana
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) WMI
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) VMware
2 14 (24.56%) Citrix
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) HP
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 4 (7.02%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Avaya
7 2 (3.51%) AppSense
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk
7 2 (3.51%) Neverfail
7 2 (3.51%) Akamai
8 1 (1.75%) RedDot
8 1 (1.75%) Syntegra
8 1 (1.75%) Speakerbus
8 1 (1.75%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
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