The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 August 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 Edinburgh 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 84 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£650 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -12.32%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Charles River
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft