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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 558 541 554
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 22 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.085% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.090% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 8
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £315 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £41.50 £23.22 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% -41.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £22.69 £29.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £39.15 £45.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £22.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+79.59% -43.27%
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 9 £380 +4.82% 13
South West +5 6 £375 - 4
South East -7 3 £333 +2.30% 6
North West - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 2
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) VMware
3 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
6 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
7 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
8 11 (23.40%) IBM
8 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (21.28%) SAN
9 10 (21.28%) EMC
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) IIS
10 9 (19.15%) Change Management
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) Dell
11 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
11 8 (17.02%) SCCM
12 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
12 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) Node.js
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Junos
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) 4G
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.13%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.13%) Multicast
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) Unicast
7 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Avionics
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) CPLD
5 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.26%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (19.15%) Change Management
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
4 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) UML
6 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) HND
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCA
7 1 (2.13%) CCDA
7 1 (2.13%) CCNP
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.13%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.77%) vSphere
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Firmware
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) XenApp
7 2 (4.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (10.64%) WSUS
4 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.13%) Packer
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) VMware
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) IBM
4 10 (21.28%) EMC
5 8 (17.02%) Dell
6 7 (14.89%) Altiris
6 7 (14.89%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle
7 5 (10.64%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 4 (8.51%) Juniper
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco
9 3 (6.38%) Websense
10 2 (4.26%) Mitel
10 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) Remedy
10 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.26%) Sophos
11 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
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