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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 518 518 457
Rank change year-on-year
0 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 37 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.039% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 32
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£325 £370 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £23.22 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.95% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £22.69 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £44.35 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-43.27% +48.14%
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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 20 £350 -8.19% 4
South East -10 12 £325 -21.68% 6
South West -16 4 - - 1
West Midlands -6 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
North West - - - - 2
Senior Systems Engineer
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (35.29%) HP
7 22 (32.35%) DNS
8 20 (29.41%) DHCP
9 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (26.47%) Linux
10 18 (26.47%) SAN
10 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
12 13 (19.12%) EMC
13 11 (16.18%) UML
13 11 (16.18%) Firewall
13 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (14.71%) Use Case
14 10 (14.71%) Migration
14 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.24%) Firmware
15 9 (13.24%) Symantec
15 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
15 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
15 9 (13.24%) V-Model
15 9 (13.24%) vSphere
15 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.29%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) Lync
6 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (2.94%) Apache
8 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.47%) Jetty
9 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) Route 53
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) DNS
2 20 (29.41%) DHCP
3 18 (26.47%) SAN
4 11 (16.18%) Firewall
5 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.76%) WAN
7 7 (10.29%) LAN
7 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.88%) SSL
8 4 (5.88%) LDAP
9 3 (4.41%) SMTP
9 3 (4.41%) Wireless
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
10 2 (2.94%) HTTP
11 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.47%) FTP
11 1 (1.47%) PBX
11 1 (1.47%) VoIP
11 1 (1.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) RequisitePro
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.94%) WCF
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) Ajax
4 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) J2EE
5 1 (1.47%) Servlets
5 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 5 (7.35%) Replication
4 4 (5.88%) PKI
4 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.47%) Handset
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.47%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) UNIX
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.41%) Solaris
8 3 (4.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.47%) AIX
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) UML
2 10 (14.71%) Use Case
2 10 (14.71%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
3 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.24%) V-Model
4 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Change Control
7 4 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) Validation
7 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.41%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) PHP
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCSE
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Firmware
3 9 (13.24%) vSphere
4 5 (7.35%) DFS Replication
4 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.94%) UAG
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.47%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) Puppet
3 5 (7.35%) Nagios
4 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.41%) OpenView
5 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.47%) Graphite
6 1 (1.47%) Ansible
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) VMware
2 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) HP
4 13 (19.12%) EMC
5 9 (13.24%) Symantec
6 8 (11.76%) NetApp
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco
6 8 (11.76%) IBM
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix
8 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.82%) Dell
9 5 (7.35%) Computacenter
10 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.88%) Juniper
11 3 (4.41%) Sun
11 3 (4.41%) CA
12 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.94%) Brocade
12 2 (2.94%) Dell KACE
12 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
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