The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh 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 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £395 £343 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +114.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
806 1362 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.19% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 721 726
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £100.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) PKI
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat