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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 73 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.12% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £200 £464 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% -28.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
Systems Engineer
Scotland

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
1002 1613 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.72% 95.39% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 859 649
Median daily rate £400 £386 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Legal
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 6 (30.00%) PaaS
6 6 (30.00%) Puppet
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (30.00%) Ansible
6 6 (30.00%) Docker
6 6 (30.00%) Splunk
6 6 (30.00%) MSBuild
7 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell

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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (30.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Docker
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Xilinx