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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 542 531 554
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 37 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.060% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.065% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
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£340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +1.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -26.92%
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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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +30 25 £320 -8.57% 3
South East -14 5 £340 -2.85% 9
South West - 3 - -
West Midlands -12 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £557 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) Linux
5 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
7 13 (23.21%) DNS
8 12 (21.43%) IBM
8 12 (21.43%) Web Services
8 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 11 (19.64%) Citrix
10 10 (17.86%) SAN
10 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
10 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
10 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (17.86%) Puppet
11 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.07%) DHCP
11 9 (16.07%) MySQL
11 9 (16.07%) Firewall
11 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (16.07%) Symantec
12 8 (14.29%) EMC
12 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 8 (14.29%) Open Source
12 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) Lync
6 5 (8.93%) IIS
7 3 (5.36%) Apache
8 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.79%) Jetty
9 1 (1.79%) nginx
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) SAN
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
3 9 (16.07%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) Network Security
5 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.14%) NAS
6 3 (5.36%) VLAN
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
7 2 (3.57%) Extranet
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.79%) FTP
8 1 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) ADSL
8 1 (1.79%) Broadband
8 1 (1.79%) LAN
8 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) RequisitePro
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) LAMP
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) X-Windows
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) Servlets
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (10.71%) Firmware
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) UNIX
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) UML
1 6 (10.71%) Use Case
1 6 (10.71%) V-Model
2 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
2 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) DevOps
5 2 (3.57%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.57%) MVC
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
3 3 (5.36%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) Korn
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.71%) vSphere
5 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.93%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.14%) UAG
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (7.14%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.79%) Xen
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (3.57%) WSUS
5 2 (3.57%) SCCM
5 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) IBM
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.07%) Symantec
7 8 (14.29%) EMC
8 6 (10.71%) HP
9 5 (8.93%) Dell
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco
10 4 (7.14%) Hitachi
10 4 (7.14%) Computacenter
11 3 (5.36%) Brocade
12 2 (3.57%) NetApp
12 2 (3.57%) Veritas
12 2 (3.57%) Lotus
12 2 (3.57%) Oracle
12 2 (3.57%) CA
13 1 (1.79%) SAP
13 1 (1.79%) McAfee
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