The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 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 East Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 93 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 1.98% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 2.17% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £300 £245 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +8.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £303 £393
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -22.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £29.00 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% +19.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1520 1200 1304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.12% 91.60% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 568 631
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £215 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 130 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -14 3 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -16 2 £300 +22.44%
Rutland - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) HNC
2 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Siemens
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) CAD
2 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) SCADA
2 5 (26.32%) QA
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) Clustering

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) SCADA
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) CAD
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) HNC
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CNE
3 2 (10.53%) Novell Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) DO-160
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Postfix
3 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Siemens
1 5 (26.32%) Allen-Bradley
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Altiris
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat