The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 545 563 494
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 35 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.027% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 32
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£388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £307 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.35 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £23.42 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.27 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.35 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+29.05% +10.92%
Senior Systems Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Senior Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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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
London +20 20 £388 -3.12% 10
South East -15 10 £400 +9.58% 6
East of England - 3 - - 2
North West - 1 £375 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Senior Systems Engineer
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) VMware
3 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (29.17%) HP
6 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (25.00%) DNS
8 17 (23.61%) DHCP
9 16 (22.22%) SAN
10 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (19.44%) Migration
10 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
10 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
11 13 (18.06%) Linux
12 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 12 (16.67%) EMC
12 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (15.28%) IIS
14 10 (13.89%) Firewall
15 9 (12.50%) UNIX
15 9 (12.50%) NetApp
15 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
16 8 (11.11%) IBM
16 8 (11.11%) UML
16 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
17 7 (9.72%) ITIL
17 7 (9.72%) Cisco

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.28%) IIS
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) Lync
4 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Route 53
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) DNS
2 17 (23.61%) DHCP
3 16 (22.22%) SAN
4 10 (13.89%) Firewall
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.72%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
7 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.56%) SSL
8 4 (5.56%) LDAP
9 3 (4.17%) SMTP
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.39%) Internet
10 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.39%) HTTP
10 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) RequisitePro
2 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.39%) Spock
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.72%) Law
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) XML
2 3 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.06%) Linux
5 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) UNIX
7 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.94%) Solaris
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) Windows NT
9 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.39%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Debian
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Migration
2 8 (11.11%) UML
2 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 7 (9.72%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Use Case
4 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 6 (8.33%) Change Management
4 6 (8.33%) V-Model
5 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
5 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) Validation
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) Korn
6 1 (1.39%) Groovy
6 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) MCSE
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Firmware
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) UAG
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.39%) Samba
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Nagios
3 4 (5.56%) Puppet
4 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.17%) OpenView
5 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (1.39%) Icinga
6 1 (1.39%) Graphite
6 1 (1.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) VMware
2 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.17%) HP
4 12 (16.67%) EMC
5 9 (12.50%) NetApp
6 8 (11.11%) IBM
7 7 (9.72%) Cisco
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle
8 5 (6.94%) Citrix
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.94%) Computacenter
9 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.56%) Juniper
10 3 (4.17%) Sun
10 3 (4.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.39%) Remedy
11 1 (1.39%) McAfee
11 1 (1.39%) Dell
11 1 (1.39%) AppSense
11 1 (1.39%) Altiris
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