The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 338 309 372
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 324 328 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.68% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 174 93
Average daily rate £378 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 61 38
Average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £20.19 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £46.09 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.39%
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average 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 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 141 £438 +12.90% 41
South East -33 67 £375 +11.11% 28
South West +20 37 £350 +20.68% 6
North West +3 25 £291 -40.25% 6
East of England 0 16 £348 +8.93% 9
East Midlands +8 15 £350 +14.75% 3
West Midlands -5 10 £390 -13.33% 5
Yorkshire -5 9 £360 -4.63% 5
North East -32 3 £225 - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 217 (40.19%) Windows
2 183 (33.89%) Linux
3 164 (30.37%) VMware
4 127 (23.52%) Windows Server
5 104 (19.26%) Microsoft
6 101 (18.70%) Security Cleared
7 94 (17.41%) Active Directory
7 94 (17.41%) Finance
8 92 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 92 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (15.19%) PowerShell
10 80 (14.81%) Python
11 77 (14.26%) DevOps
12 76 (14.07%) SQL
13 72 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 69 (12.78%) Unix
14 69 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 66 (12.22%) Red Hat
16 64 (11.85%) Oracle
16 64 (11.85%) Puppet
17 62 (11.48%) SQL Server
18 58 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 58 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
19 57 (10.56%) Perl
20 56 (10.37%) Bash Shell
21 53 (9.81%) MS Excel
22 51 (9.44%) DNS
23 50 (9.26%) ITIL
24 48 (8.89%) Citrix
25 47 (8.70%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (6.30%) IIS
2 30 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.81%) Apache
5 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.52%) Confluence
7 15 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.93%) JBoss
13 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.74%) WordPress
14 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.56%) CMS
14 3 (0.56%) Node.js
14 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.96%) MS Office
3 12 (2.22%) Simulink
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
4 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) HipChat
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.37%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.44%) Office 365
3 19 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.48%) PaaS
6 7 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.44%) DNS
2 40 (7.41%) Firewall
3 28 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.00%) SAN
5 21 (3.89%) DHCP
6 19 (3.52%) LAN
7 16 (2.96%) Internet
7 16 (2.96%) WAN
8 10 (1.85%) HTTP
8 10 (1.85%) Wireless
9 9 (1.67%) Network Security
9 9 (1.67%) VPN
10 7 (1.30%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.30%) LDAP
10 7 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.30%) VLAN
11 6 (1.11%) 4G
11 6 (1.11%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.11%) NAS
11 6 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.70%) MySQL
4 13 (2.41%) GIS
5 11 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) Big Data
9 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.56%) MarkLogic
9 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.52%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.52%) JIRA
4 16 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.96%) Subversion
4 16 (2.96%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.48%) ClearCase
5 8 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.30%) ClearQuest
6 7 (1.30%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.93%) MSI
7 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.37%) FishEye
8 2 (0.37%) Grunt
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) PVCS
9 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 94 (17.41%) Finance
2 28 (5.19%) Aerospace
3 27 (5.00%) Automotive
4 26 (4.81%) Banking
4 26 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.33%) Electronics
7 13 (2.41%) Military
8 10 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.67%) Avionics
10 8 (1.48%) Games
11 7 (1.30%) Marketing
12 4 (0.74%) Publishing
13 3 (0.56%) Advertising
13 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Law
14 2 (0.37%) Back Office
14 2 (0.37%) Retail
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.74%) Web Services
2 19 (3.52%) .NET
3 11 (2.04%) XML
4 9 (1.67%) LAMP
5 8 (1.48%) ELK Stack
6 6 (1.11%) J2EE
7 4 (0.74%) CSS
7 4 (0.74%) Middleware
7 4 (0.74%) REST
8 3 (0.56%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.56%) HTML
8 3 (0.56%) JSON
8 3 (0.56%) Lucene
8 3 (0.56%) OpenJDK
8 3 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.56%) XSLT
9 2 (0.37%) Grails
9 2 (0.37%) JMS
9 2 (0.37%) STL
9 2 (0.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.48%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (2.41%) Clustering
6 12 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.04%) User Experience
8 9 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.30%) Life Science
9 7 (1.30%) PlayStation
10 6 (1.11%) Biometrics
10 6 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.93%) Handset
11 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.93%) Statistics
12 4 (0.74%) Derivative
12 4 (0.74%) Physics
12 4 (0.74%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 217 (40.19%) Windows
2 183 (33.89%) Linux
3 127 (23.52%) Windows Server
4 92 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (12.78%) Unix
5 69 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 28 (5.19%) CentOS
9 24 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (4.26%) Solaris
11 15 (2.78%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.04%) SUSE
13 8 (1.48%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.30%) Android
14 7 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.93%) AIX
15 5 (0.93%) Debian
15 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.26%) DevOps
2 50 (9.26%) ITIL
3 47 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 46 (8.52%) Migration
5 44 (8.15%) Validation
6 37 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (5.93%) Project Management
9 26 (4.81%) Open Source
10 24 (4.44%) UML
11 21 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (3.33%) Service Management
12 18 (3.33%) SysML
13 17 (3.15%) High Availability
14 16 (2.96%) Integration Testing
14 16 (2.96%) Requirements Management
15 14 (2.59%) ITSM
15 14 (2.59%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 80 (14.81%) Python
3 76 (14.07%) SQL
4 57 (10.56%) Perl
5 56 (10.37%) Bash Shell
6 42 (7.78%) Ruby
7 37 (6.85%) C++
8 34 (6.30%) Java
9 27 (5.00%) C
9 27 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.26%) C#
11 17 (3.15%) PHP
12 13 (2.41%) Korn
12 13 (2.41%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.41%) VB
13 12 (2.22%) VC++
14 10 (1.85%) Bourne shell
15 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.48%) VBScript
16 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.56%) Degree
5 26 (4.81%) MCSE
6 24 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.15%) MCSA
8 15 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.22%) CCNA
11 8 (1.48%) MCP
12 7 (1.30%) CCNP
13 6 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.74%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.56%) CCEE
16 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.67%) DO-178B
2 7 (1.30%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.56%) DO-160
4 3 (0.56%) DO-254
5 2 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.37%) ARP4761
5 2 (0.37%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.37%) ISO26262
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 94 (17.41%) Active Directory
2 92 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (4.81%) vSphere
6 21 (3.89%) XenApp
7 12 (2.22%) Docker
8 11 (2.04%) Firmware
8 11 (2.04%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.67%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.11%) XenServer
12 5 (0.93%) KVM
13 4 (0.74%) GFS2
13 4 (0.74%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.74%) NFS
13 4 (0.74%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.74%) UAG
14 3 (0.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 64 (11.85%) Puppet
2 40 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (6.85%) SCCM
4 30 (5.56%) SCOM
5 27 (5.00%) Nagios
6 22 (4.07%) Ansible
7 21 (3.89%) WSUS
8 13 (2.41%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.67%) Control-M
9 9 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.67%) OpenView
10 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.30%) Cacti
11 7 (1.30%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.30%) Xymon
12 6 (1.11%) Packer
12 6 (1.11%) vRealize
13 5 (0.93%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 164 (30.37%) VMware
2 104 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 66 (12.22%) Red Hat
4 64 (11.85%) Oracle
5 48 (8.89%) Citrix
6 46 (8.52%) HP
7 45 (8.33%) Cisco
8 26 (4.81%) IBM
9 24 (4.44%) NetApp
10 19 (3.52%) Splunk
10 19 (3.52%) Symantec
11 17 (3.15%) EMC
12 16 (2.96%) BMC
13 15 (2.78%) Dell
14 14 (2.59%) Juniper
15 11 (2.04%) Veritas
16 9 (1.67%) AppSense
16 9 (1.67%) Intel Security
16 9 (1.67%) Sun
17 8 (1.48%) CA
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £520.00 - £530.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 25 days ago