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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 25 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.94% - 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.24%
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
250 179 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 98.43% 92.27% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 109 155
Average daily rate £360 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 32
Average hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £34.50 £37.50
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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £265 - 2
Dorchester - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Validation
2 8 (53.33%) Requirements Management
2 8 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Military
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Avionics
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) HNC
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) WSUS
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Military
2 4 (26.67%) Avionics
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Validation
1 8 (53.33%) Requirements Management
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) HNC
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) EMC