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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 540 534 532
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 46 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.047% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 11
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£350 £315 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.69 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -30.18%
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +11 35 £350 +9.37% 10
South East -13 5 £288 -13.53% 5
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
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Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 55 (71.43%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
4 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
8 16 (20.78%) IIS
9 15 (19.48%) Citrix
10 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (16.88%) Linux
11 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
11 13 (16.88%) Law
12 10 (12.99%) Clustering
12 10 (12.99%) SAN
12 10 (12.99%) HP
12 10 (12.99%) DNS
12 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.69%) XenApp
13 9 (11.69%) vSphere
14 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.39%) DHCP
15 7 (9.09%) ITIL
15 7 (9.09%) SQL
15 7 (9.09%) Change Management
15 7 (9.09%) Migration
15 7 (9.09%) Finance
15 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (20.78%) IIS
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) Zope
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) Lync
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) DNS
1 10 (12.99%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
3 4 (5.19%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) PBX
3 4 (5.19%) VoIP
3 4 (5.19%) CTI
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 4 (5.19%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) Junos
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.30%) SMTP
5 1 (1.30%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) WLAN
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) SNMP
5 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) RequisitePro
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.30%) Spock
General
1 13 (16.88%) Law
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
1 3 (3.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.30%) RESTful
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
3 1 (1.30%) CSS3
3 1 (1.30%) Spring
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.30%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 55 (71.43%) Windows
2 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.88%) Linux
5 5 (6.49%) UNIX
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.60%) AIX
7 2 (2.60%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) VMS
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
2 7 (9.09%) ITIL
2 7 (9.09%) Change Management
2 7 (9.09%) Migration
3 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.49%) DevOps
5 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.90%) Network Design
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Use Case
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) SOA
6 3 (3.90%) Server Building
6 3 (3.90%) SDLC
7 2 (2.60%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (7.79%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Scala
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Korn
5 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) CNE
6 1 (1.30%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) XenApp
3 9 (11.69%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Docker
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) Firmware
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) UAG
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Icinga
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) VMware
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) Citrix
4 10 (12.99%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) EMC
6 5 (6.49%) IBM
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle
7 4 (5.19%) Mitel
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) Lumension
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.60%) McAfee
10 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) AppSense
10 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.30%) Brocade
10 1 (1.30%) FalconStor
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