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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 537 510 552
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 29 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.062% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.067% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £409 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £32.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-30.18% -38.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +24 19 £313 -7.40% 8
South East -15 3 £333 -5.00% 6
South West - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 4
North West - 2 £250 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Senior Systems Engineer
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
4 12 (29.27%) Linux
4 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.83%) Citrix
6 10 (24.39%) Web Services
7 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
7 9 (21.95%) MySQL
7 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
7 9 (21.95%) IBM
7 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (21.95%) Puppet
8 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) DNS
9 7 (17.07%) LAMP
9 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (17.07%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
9 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.07%) Open Source
10 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) XenApp
10 6 (14.63%) Firewall

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Lync
5 3 (7.32%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) LDAP
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Extranet
7 1 (2.44%) ADSL
7 1 (2.44%) Broadband
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.44%) NFC
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Military
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 7 (17.07%) LAMP
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.76%) Use Case
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (9.76%) UML
2 4 (9.76%) V-Model
3 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Korn
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) CCA
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.63%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) UAG
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) IBM
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.20%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 4 (9.76%) Computacenter
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Hitachi
7 3 (7.32%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas
9 1 (2.44%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) MarketAxess
9 1 (2.44%) Trayport
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
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