The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 23 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.69% 2.46% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 2.56% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.66%
Systems Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
223 234 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.39% 95.90% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 130 104
Average daily rate £350 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Dorset region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Dorset region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (77.78%) VoIP
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Military
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Business Development
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) SOA

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) ATM
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC