The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Dorset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 28 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.18% 0.54% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.55% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -23.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 182 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.32% 98.38% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 133
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +56.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Engineer
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Validation
1 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Military
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
1 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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