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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 115 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.36% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.37% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Average daily rate £285 £260 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £470 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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
Bedfordshire +14 7 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 £220 - 7
Essex -6 1 £350 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) SysML
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) GIS
6 5 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (14.81%) Lync
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) MODAF
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
8 3 (11.11%) Information Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (11.11%) Luciad
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.70%) 4G
4 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) LTE
4 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) SysML
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) MODAF
2 4 (14.81%) UML
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Information Management
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ARP4761
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) DO-160
2 1 (3.70%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (11.11%) MetaFrame
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) ESRI
3 3 (11.11%) Luciad
3 3 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) Websense
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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