The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 558 478 548
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 13 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.098% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 13
Average daily rate £365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £274 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £26.35 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.42 £19.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.27 £33.10 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +18.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Systems Engineer
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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 23 April 2014.

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
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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -28 6 £365 +9.77% 1
London -32 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire -22 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) vSphere
8 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 5 (17.24%) LDAP
9 5 (17.24%) NetApp
9 5 (17.24%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
10 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (13.79%) XenApp
10 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) MCSE
10 4 (13.79%) Apache
10 4 (13.79%) Solaris
10 4 (13.79%) DHCP
10 4 (13.79%) DNS
10 4 (13.79%) IBM
10 4 (13.79%) HP

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Site Server
6 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) LDAP
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.34%) NAS
4 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Human Factors
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Kindle
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) CAD
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (3.45%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) PLM
4 1 (3.45%) PDM
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CNE
4 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
4 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.79%) XenApp
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
7 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) EMC
7 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Lotus
9 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin
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