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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Engineer
UK / England
Rank 563 569 573
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 14 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.045% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 16
Median daily rate £430 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.50 £32.85
% change year-on-year
- +26.35%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
South East +20 6 £430 +1.17% 6
London +19 5 £525 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
North West +17 1 £435 - 2
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) IIS
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) Validation
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 8 (20.51%) QA
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) Logistics
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) Apache
6 6 (15.38%) Python
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
7 5 (12.82%) Marketing
7 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.82%) SCCM
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Puppet
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
7 5 (12.82%) Unix
7 5 (12.82%) Perl
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) DNS

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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) nginx
5 3 (7.69%) JBoss
6 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) FlexRay
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Validation
3 7 (17.95%) Logistics
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) QA Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) High Availability
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.56%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) BS25999
3 1 (2.56%) BS7799
3 1 (2.56%) GCP
3 1 (2.56%) ISO26262
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.13%) logstash
3 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) Cacti
4 1 (2.56%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.56%) Icinga
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Netcool
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.56%) MathWorks
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Snow
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £450 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 5 days ago