The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 116 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 19 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate
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£280 £338 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £393 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £22.40 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.54 £39.61 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £33.34
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -22.76%
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
2673 2244 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 93.58% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 1189 1386
Average daily rate £380 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 269 292
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire -8 5 £146 -58.21% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £253 -22.30% 9
Essex -12 3 - - 4
Bedfordshire -9 2 £425 - 4
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Perl
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) Java
9 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 3 (9.09%) Nagios
9 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.09%) Finance
9 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (9.09%) SCCM
9 3 (9.09%) Release Management
9 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Physics
2 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
1 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
1 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
2 3 (9.09%) User Stories
2 3 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) UML
4 1 (3.03%) Logistics
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Information Management
4 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Scrum
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Polycom
Ipswich, Suffolk
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Norfolk
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago