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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 583 595 573
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 25 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.043% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.046% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 25
Median daily rate £415 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Median hourly rate £37.45 £40.00 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £36.00 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.41 £48.00 £48.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.05% +57.89%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 +2 11 £438 +1.74% 5
South East +21 4 £495 +41.42% 6
North West +4 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands -8 3 £350 - 3
South West +12 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Senior Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (38.71%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (27.42%) DevOps
3 17 (27.42%) Puppet
3 17 (27.42%) Python
4 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 16 (25.81%) Tomcat
5 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (22.58%) Ansible
6 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
7 13 (20.97%) Ruby
8 12 (19.35%) Apache
8 12 (19.35%) Perl
9 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
9 11 (17.74%) ITIL
9 11 (17.74%) Unix
9 11 (17.74%) Degree
10 10 (16.13%) Requirements Management
10 10 (16.13%) DHCP
10 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.13%) VMware
10 10 (16.13%) Finance
11 9 (14.52%) IBM
12 8 (12.90%) C++
12 8 (12.90%) Migration
12 8 (12.90%) Middleware
13 7 (11.29%) Validation
13 7 (11.29%) IIS
13 7 (11.29%) Microsoft

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 16 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 12 (19.35%) Apache
3 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.29%) IIS
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) nginx
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.06%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.45%) IaaS
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.23%) Office 365
6 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) DHCP
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
3 6 (9.68%) SNMP
4 4 (6.45%) Firewall
4 4 (6.45%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.84%) LDAP
5 3 (4.84%) SSL
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) VLAN
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.61%) Extranet
7 1 (1.61%) FlexRay
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Military
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Front Office
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.61%) Sensu
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) ASIC
1 6 (9.68%) CESG
1 6 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Handset
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) RIA
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) Unix
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) CentOS
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.61%) Debian
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) DevOps
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Requirements Management
4 8 (12.90%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.29%) Validation
6 6 (9.68%) Network Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) UML
6 6 (9.68%) Use Case
6 6 (9.68%) V-Model
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) QA Automation
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.23%) CAD
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Python
2 13 (20.97%) Ruby
3 12 (19.35%) Perl
4 8 (12.90%) C++
5 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.06%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Go
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) BS7799
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO26262
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) Firmware
4 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.23%) vCloud
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) KVM
5 1 (1.61%) UAG
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (27.42%) Puppet
3 14 (22.58%) Ansible
4 4 (6.45%) SCCM
5 3 (4.84%) Terraform
6 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.23%) logstash
6 2 (3.23%) Mesos
6 2 (3.23%) Nagios
6 2 (3.23%) SCOM
7 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.61%) Cacti
7 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.61%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (1.61%) Icinga
7 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.61%) Netcool
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) VMware
2 9 (14.52%) IBM
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.23%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) Cadence
8 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.61%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) MathWorks
8 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas