The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 325 331 349
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 312 329 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 193 128
Median daily rate £428 £327 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.73% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £20.19 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +13.57%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
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 £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
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 £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the England region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the England region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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 Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -32 140 £450 +28.57% 42
South East -11 61 £428 +39.59% 25
South West +7 24 £338 +8.87% 19
East of England +13 22 £300 -5.95% 16
North West +3 22 £400 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +9 15 £350 +72.83% 4
West Midlands -17 10 £450 - 6
North East -49 9 £310 - 1
East Midlands -6 7 £350 +27.27% 1
Midlands -4 1 £275 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 223 (36.44%) Linux
2 212 (34.64%) Windows
3 177 (28.92%) VMware
4 118 (19.28%) Windows Server
5 112 (18.30%) Security Cleared
5 112 (18.30%) Microsoft
6 102 (16.67%) Finance
7 101 (16.50%) Active Directory
8 99 (16.18%) DevOps
9 97 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (15.69%) Puppet
11 92 (15.03%) Python
12 87 (14.22%) PowerShell
13 80 (13.07%) SC Cleared
14 79 (12.91%) Red Hat
15 78 (12.75%) Unix
16 77 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 74 (12.09%) ITIL
18 73 (11.93%) SQL
19 69 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
20 65 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 64 (10.46%) Bash Shell
21 64 (10.46%) Perl
22 63 (10.29%) DNS
23 61 (9.97%) Oracle
24 60 (9.80%) Configuration Management
25 59 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
26 57 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
26 57 (9.31%) Rational DOORS
26 57 (9.31%) Cisco

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 36 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.23%) IIS
3 31 (5.07%) MS Exchange
4 26 (4.25%) Apache
4 26 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.94%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.78%) Confluence
8 15 (2.45%) Skype for Business
9 12 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.98%) CMS
11 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.98%) JBoss
11 6 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.65%) WordPress
14 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 48 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.12%) MS Office
2 13 (2.12%) Simulink
3 8 (1.31%) MS Project
4 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) HipChat
5 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) assyst
1 2 (0.33%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.33%) Infor CRM
1 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.25%) Office 365
3 23 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.80%) PaaS
6 6 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.98%) IaaS
7 5 (0.82%) GitHub
8 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.16%) Heroku
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.29%) DNS
2 56 (9.15%) Firewall
3 35 (5.72%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.90%) DHCP
5 26 (4.25%) SAN
6 16 (2.61%) HTTP
6 16 (2.61%) Internet
7 14 (2.29%) LAN
7 14 (2.29%) WAN
8 13 (2.12%) Network Security
8 13 (2.12%) VPN
9 12 (1.96%) LDAP
10 11 (1.80%) SNMP
11 10 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.63%) Wireless
12 8 (1.31%) Extranet
12 8 (1.31%) SSL
13 7 (1.14%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.14%) VLAN
14 6 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.92%) MySQL
3 23 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.31%) GIS
7 7 (1.14%) Redis
8 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.82%) Big Data
9 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.65%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (9.31%) Rational DOORS
2 31 (5.07%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.92%) JIRA
4 22 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.45%) Subversion
5 15 (2.45%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.31%) MSBuild
6 8 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.14%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.82%) ClearQuest
8 5 (0.82%) Hudson
9 4 (0.65%) MSI
9 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.33%) Grunt
12 1 (0.16%) MagicDraw
12 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 102 (16.67%) Finance
2 31 (5.07%) Automotive
3 22 (3.59%) Banking
4 20 (3.27%) Aerospace
5 19 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.45%) Military
7 12 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.80%) Electronics
9 10 (1.63%) Avionics
10 8 (1.31%) Games
10 8 (1.31%) Marketing
11 7 (1.14%) Advertising
11 7 (1.14%) Publishing
12 4 (0.65%) Back Office
12 4 (0.65%) Retail
13 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Law
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.41%) Web Services
2 18 (2.94%) .NET
3 12 (1.96%) XML
4 7 (1.14%) ELK Stack
4 7 (1.14%) LAMP
4 7 (1.14%) Middleware
4 7 (1.14%) Node.js
5 6 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (0.98%) Sensu
6 5 (0.82%) CSS
6 5 (0.82%) HTML
7 4 (0.65%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.49%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.49%) J2EE
9 2 (0.33%) JMS
9 2 (0.33%) OpenJDK
9 2 (0.33%) POSIX
9 2 (0.33%) REST
9 2 (0.33%) STL
9 2 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.92%) Clustering
2 24 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (2.12%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.47%) User Experience
7 8 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.14%) PlayStation
9 6 (0.98%) Derivative
9 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.98%) Handset
9 6 (0.98%) Life Science
10 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.82%) Statistics
11 4 (0.65%) CESG
11 4 (0.65%) PKI
11 4 (0.65%) VAX
12 3 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 223 (36.44%) Linux
2 212 (34.64%) Windows
3 118 (19.28%) Windows Server
4 78 (12.75%) Unix
5 77 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (5.56%) Solaris
9 30 (4.90%) Windows 7
10 29 (4.74%) CentOS
11 25 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.47%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.31%) SUSE
14 8 (1.31%) Windows Phone
15 7 (1.14%) AIX
15 7 (1.14%) Android
15 7 (1.14%) Debian
16 6 (0.98%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (16.18%) DevOps
2 74 (12.09%) ITIL
3 60 (9.80%) Configuration Management
4 56 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (8.01%) Migration
6 46 (7.52%) Validation
7 43 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 34 (5.56%) Project Management
9 32 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (4.74%) Open Source
10 29 (4.74%) UML
11 28 (4.58%) High Availability
12 27 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.10%) Service Management
14 19 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (3.10%) SysML
15 18 (2.94%) Requirements Management
16 17 (2.78%) Integration Testing
17 16 (2.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 92 (15.03%) Python
2 87 (14.22%) PowerShell
3 73 (11.93%) SQL
4 64 (10.46%) Bash Shell
4 64 (10.46%) Perl
5 48 (7.84%) Java
5 48 (7.84%) Ruby
6 38 (6.21%) C++
7 25 (4.08%) PHP
8 21 (3.43%) C
9 19 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.94%) VBScript
11 16 (2.61%) C#
12 14 (2.29%) Bourne shell
12 14 (2.29%) MATLAB
13 13 (2.12%) Korn
14 11 (1.80%) VB
15 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.98%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 112 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 80 (13.07%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.07%) Degree
5 29 (4.74%) MCSE
6 25 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 22 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.61%) CCNA
10 13 (2.12%) MCSA
11 8 (1.31%) CCNP
11 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.65%) MCP
13 4 (0.65%) RHCE
14 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.12%) SLA
2 11 (1.80%) QA
3 10 (1.63%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.49%) ARP4761
6 3 (0.49%) DO-160
6 3 (0.49%) DO-254
7 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.33%) ARP4754
7 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.33%) ISO26262
System Software
1 101 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 97 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.74%) vSphere
6 22 (3.59%) XenApp
7 20 (3.27%) Docker
8 11 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (1.63%) Firmware
9 10 (1.63%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.47%) GFS2
10 9 (1.47%) GlusterFS
10 9 (1.47%) OCFS2
11 8 (1.31%) UAG
11 8 (1.31%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.98%) KVM
12 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.98%) XenServer
13 5 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 96 (15.69%) Puppet
2 57 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (8.01%) SCOM
4 45 (7.35%) Ansible
5 37 (6.05%) SCCM
6 32 (5.23%) Nagios
7 18 (2.94%) WSUS
8 13 (2.12%) CFEngine
9 12 (1.96%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (1.47%) Control-M
11 9 (1.47%) OpenView
11 9 (1.47%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.47%) SELinux
12 8 (1.31%) IBM BigFix
12 8 (1.31%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 7 (1.14%) logstash
13 7 (1.14%) Xymon
14 6 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 177 (28.92%) VMware
2 112 (18.30%) Microsoft
3 79 (12.91%) Red Hat
4 61 (9.97%) Oracle
5 57 (9.31%) Cisco
6 52 (8.50%) Citrix
7 51 (8.33%) HP
8 34 (5.56%) IBM
9 24 (3.92%) NetApp
10 22 (3.59%) Splunk
11 19 (3.10%) EMC
12 17 (2.78%) Juniper
12 17 (2.78%) Symantec
13 14 (2.29%) BMC
14 13 (2.12%) Dell
15 11 (1.80%) CA
16 10 (1.63%) Sun
16 10 (1.63%) Veritas
17 7 (1.14%) Atlassian
17 7 (1.14%) MathWorks
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £33 - £40 per hour
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Felixstowe, Suffolk
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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