The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 103 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Median daily rate £330 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £385 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2372 2684 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.38% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1524 1731
Median daily rate £380 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 238 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
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 the East of England

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Essex +13 11 £325 -21.21% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 6 £293 -19.31% 4
Hertfordshire -1 5 £425 -5.55% 7
Suffolk +5 4 £236 -44.41% 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.00%) VMware
5 9 (18.00%) Cisco
5 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix
6 8 (16.00%) Linux
7 7 (14.00%) Python
7 7 (14.00%) LAN
7 7 (14.00%) WAN
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (12.00%) DNS
8 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (12.00%) C
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) WLAN
9 5 (10.00%) Solaris
9 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.00%) CCNA
9 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.00%) Automotive
9 5 (10.00%) Firewall

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.00%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 2 (4.00%) iTunes
4 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) LAN
1 7 (14.00%) WAN
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) WLAN
4 3 (6.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) GIS
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.00%) Automotive
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Electronics
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Biology
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) VMS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Python
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 3 (6.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CCA
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) HND
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.00%) JTAG
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) Docker
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) iptables
5 1 (2.00%) NDS
5 1 (2.00%) Postfix
5 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Novell
7 3 (6.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Siemens
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.00%) FireEye
8 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) BT
9 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
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