The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 580 560 592
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 39 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £42.25 £22.83 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.06% +0.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £25.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+69.00% +10.18%
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
46192 48206 46494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30537 30869 29074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1851 1907
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 19 £350 - 5
South East +11 11 £458 +59.13% 7
East of England +16 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
East Midlands +3 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £320 - 5
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (38.10%) VMware
2 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (31.75%) ITIL
4 19 (30.16%) Linux
5 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 15 (23.81%) Puppet
7 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (22.22%) Firewall
7 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.63%) DevOps
8 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
8 13 (20.63%) IBM
8 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (19.05%) Cisco
9 12 (19.05%) MCSE
9 12 (19.05%) DNS
9 12 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (17.46%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
10 11 (17.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (17.46%) Oracle
10 11 (17.46%) Migration
10 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (17.46%) Project Management
11 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
11 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 9 (14.29%) Citrix

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 7 (11.11%) Extranet
3 7 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) 3G
6 1 (1.59%) 4G
6 1 (1.59%) DVB
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) MPLS
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.76%) GIS
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
1 3 (4.76%) Military
2 2 (3.17%) Avionics
2 2 (3.17%) Law
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Japanese Language
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) LAMP
5 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Interactive TV
4 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) New Media
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) STB
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Phone
5 6 (9.52%) CentOS
5 6 (9.52%) Solaris
5 6 (9.52%) Unix
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) DevOps
3 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.46%) Migration
3 11 (17.46%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.70%) Business Continuity
5 8 (12.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (11.11%) Software Deployment
7 5 (7.94%) MODAF
7 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
7 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) Use Case
8 4 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Ruby
2 7 (11.11%) C++
2 7 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
3 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) C
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.76%) VC++
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) MCSE
3 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) CCNP
7 4 (6.35%) CCNA
8 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) MCSA
9 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) HND
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) MCP
9 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 11 (17.46%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (11.11%) UAG
4 7 (11.11%) XenApp
5 6 (9.52%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) Docker
6 4 (6.35%) Firmware
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.17%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) KVM
8 1 (1.59%) LXC
8 1 (1.59%) Samba
8 1 (1.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Puppet
2 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.70%) Ansible
4 7 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 7 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (11.11%) SCOM
4 7 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Nagios
5 4 (6.35%) WSUS
6 3 (4.76%) Terraform
7 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.17%) Mesos
7 2 (3.17%) SCCM
8 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.59%) Graphite
8 1 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.59%) Packer
8 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) VMware
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) IBM
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco
5 11 (17.46%) Oracle
6 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
7 9 (14.29%) Citrix
8 7 (11.11%) EMC
8 7 (11.11%) Symantec
9 5 (7.94%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.17%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Remedy
10 2 (3.17%) Sophos
11 1 (1.59%) Altiris
11 1 (1.59%) BMC
11 1 (1.59%) Dell
11 1 (1.59%) Reuters
11 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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