The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 27 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.95% 2.02% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.25% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £42.46 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.46 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +74.19%
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
205 222 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.16% 89.88% 98.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 113 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 44 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +131.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 £200 - 2
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) SysML
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) SysML
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet