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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 110 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £328 £285 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £233 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £337 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £38.86 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £47.50 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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
2026 2232 2459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.21% 95.96% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1340 1434
Median daily rate £388 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 191 234
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £335 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £253 -
Essex 0 3 £338 -3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 5
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £390 -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco
5 11 (28.95%) Citrix
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.79%) WAN
9 6 (15.79%) LAN
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) Novell
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (15.79%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.16%) WLAN
11 4 (10.53%) Python
11 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
11 4 (10.53%) SAN
11 4 (10.53%) NetApp
11 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (10.53%) Finance
11 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
11 4 (10.53%) Mimecast

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) WLAN
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) UML
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Biology
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) RHCE
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) NDS
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Salt
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Novell
5 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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