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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 558 534 538
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 30 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.054% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.058% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
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£375 £408 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £444 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £260
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £22.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.15% +3.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £22.69 £22.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £36.35 £23.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -26.92%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +26 19 £400 -5.88% 10
South East -12 8 £340 -4.89% 3
West Midlands -15 2 - - 3
North West - 1 £557 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 3
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) Linux
5 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (23.21%) DNS
7 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.64%) IBM
8 11 (19.64%) Symantec
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (17.86%) SAN
9 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 10 (17.86%) DHCP
9 10 (17.86%) Web Services
9 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (17.86%) Puppet
10 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
10 9 (16.07%) Firewall
11 8 (14.29%) Firmware
11 8 (14.29%) UML
11 8 (14.29%) MySQL
11 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.29%) Citrix
11 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (14.29%) V-Model
11 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.71%) Lync
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) Jetty
7 1 (1.79%) nginx
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) 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
2 10 (17.86%) DHCP
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 4 (7.14%) Network Security
5 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) Extranet
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.57%) NAS
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) PABX
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) FTP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) ADSL
7 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (5.36%) 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
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.14%) Military
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) LAMP
3 3 (5.36%) X-Windows
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Ajax
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Servlets
5 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Handset
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX
9 1 (1.79%) SUSE
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) UML
1 8 (14.29%) Use Case
1 8 (14.29%) V-Model
2 7 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
7 1 (1.79%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) C#
2 3 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) Korn
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) Firmware
4 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.93%) DFS Replication
5 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.93%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) UAG
6 4 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (5.36%) WSUS
6 2 (3.57%) SCCM
6 2 (3.57%) SCOM
7 1 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Symantec
3 11 (19.64%) IBM
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) EMC
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Dell
8 4 (7.14%) Computacenter
9 3 (5.36%) CA
10 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas
10 2 (3.57%) Lotus
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.79%) Dell KACE
11 1 (1.79%) Altiris
11 1 (1.79%) Google
11 1 (1.79%) Brocade
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