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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 532 556 499
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 49 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.025% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.027% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 15
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£388 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -24.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -17.77%
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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
45670 44831 38950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28976 28139 22977
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1776 1874 1982
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +29 33 £388 -22.50% 10
South East -5 8 £288 -21.23% 11
East Midlands -1 4 £400 - 2
East of England - 3 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) VMware
3 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (20.29%) IIS
8 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 12 (17.39%) HP
9 11 (15.94%) DNS
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Citrix
10 10 (14.49%) SAN
10 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.49%) DHCP
10 10 (14.49%) Law
10 10 (14.49%) Clustering
11 9 (13.04%) XenApp
11 9 (13.04%) vSphere
12 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.14%) IBM
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (10.14%) EMC
13 7 (10.14%) MCSE
13 7 (10.14%) Change Management

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (20.29%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Zope
4 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Lync
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 10 (14.49%) DHCP
3 4 (5.80%) PBX
3 4 (5.80%) VoIP
3 4 (5.80%) CTI
4 3 (4.35%) SSL
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.45%) Spock
General
1 10 (14.49%) Law
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) CSS3
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 48 (69.57%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.39%) Linux
5 5 (7.25%) UNIX
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.90%) AIX
7 2 (2.90%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
2 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.14%) Change Management
4 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) Use Case
4 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.25%) V-Model
5 5 (7.25%) Requirements Management
5 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) UML
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps
7 3 (4.35%) Server Building
7 3 (4.35%) SDLC
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) Korn
5 1 (1.45%) Groovy
5 1 (1.45%) Scala
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) MCP
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) CNE
6 1 (1.45%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) XenApp
3 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (7.25%) Firmware
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.35%) Docker
6 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.45%) UAG
7 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Zenoss
3 3 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) OpenView
4 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Icinga
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) VMware
2 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) HP
4 10 (14.49%) Citrix
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 7 (10.14%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Lumension
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.45%) AppSense
9 1 (1.45%) Brocade
9 1 (1.45%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) CA
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