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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 314 323 250
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 304 255 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 126 176
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£355 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 39 73
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.45 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £25.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -23.70%
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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 +20 129 £375 +5.63% 47
South East -11 68 £325 +8.33% 39
South West -25 35 £375 +35.74% 32
Yorkshire -10 19 £325 +13.04% 9
East of England -12 18 £280 -25.33% 21
North West -3 16 £388 +29.16% 10
West Midlands -6 11 £475 - 5
East Midlands -2 4 £273 -22.14% 8
North East - - - - 1
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Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 259 (45.12%) Windows
2 208 (36.24%) VMware
3 180 (31.36%) Linux
4 167 (29.09%) Microsoft
5 152 (26.48%) Active Directory
6 119 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 111 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (17.94%) MS Exchange
9 100 (17.42%) DNS
10 88 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 82 (14.29%) HP
12 80 (13.94%) Citrix
13 79 (13.76%) Cisco
13 79 (13.76%) Security Cleared
13 79 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 76 (13.24%) UNIX
15 71 (12.37%) SAN
16 67 (11.67%) DHCP
17 66 (11.50%) Puppet
18 63 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 61 (10.63%) IBM
20 58 (10.10%) EMC
21 57 (9.93%) Firewall
21 57 (9.93%) Windows 7
22 55 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
22 55 (9.58%) Red Hat
22 55 (9.58%) Python
23 54 (9.41%) ITIL
23 54 (9.41%) Configuration Management
24 53 (9.23%) Finance

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 103 (17.94%) MS Exchange
2 79 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 44 (7.67%) Apache
5 43 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (5.23%) IIS
7 24 (4.18%) Tomcat
8 22 (3.83%) SharePoint
9 19 (3.31%) JBoss
10 18 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (2.79%) Lync
12 11 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.52%) Drupal
15 3 (0.52%) nginx
15 3 (0.52%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) CATIA
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.35%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (3.66%) Office 365
4 14 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.05%) Route 53
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (0.70%) SaaS
8 4 (0.70%) PaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 100 (17.42%) DNS
2 71 (12.37%) SAN
3 67 (11.67%) DHCP
4 57 (9.93%) Firewall
5 50 (8.71%) TCP/IP
6 38 (6.62%) LAN
7 36 (6.27%) WAN
8 17 (2.96%) Wireless
9 15 (2.61%) Internet
10 12 (2.09%) HTTP
10 12 (2.09%) LDAP
11 11 (1.92%) SMTP
11 11 (1.92%) Network Security
12 9 (1.57%) NAS
12 9 (1.57%) DVB
12 9 (1.57%) FTP
13 8 (1.39%) VLAN
14 7 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.22%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.10%) MySQL
3 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.70%) Big Data
7 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
7 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.52%) Crystal Enterprise
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Redis
9 2 (0.35%) DB2
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (5.23%) Rational DOORS
2 28 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.61%) Hudson
4 12 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.57%) JIRA
6 8 (1.39%) Subversion
7 6 (1.05%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.87%) JUnit
8 5 (0.87%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.70%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.70%) Selenium
9 4 (0.70%) DbUnit
9 4 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.17%) ChangeMan
General
1 53 (9.23%) Finance
2 24 (4.18%) Marketing
3 23 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.83%) Advertising
5 17 (2.96%) Military
6 13 (2.26%) Banking
7 12 (2.09%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.92%) Automotive
9 10 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
9 10 (1.74%) French Language
9 10 (1.74%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.57%) Legal
11 8 (1.39%) Avionics
12 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.22%) Electronics
12 7 (1.22%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.05%) German Language
14 5 (0.87%) Retail
15 4 (0.70%) Law
16 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.83%) Web Services
2 16 (2.79%) LAMP
3 12 (2.09%) .NET
4 8 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (1.22%) Software Packaging
5 7 (1.22%) HTML
6 6 (1.05%) JSP
7 5 (0.87%) J2EE
7 5 (0.87%) jQuery
7 5 (0.87%) Middleware
8 3 (0.52%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.52%) Java EE
8 3 (0.52%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.52%) CSS
8 3 (0.52%) ODBC
9 2 (0.35%) XML
9 2 (0.35%) SOAP
9 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET
9 2 (0.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.05%) Clustering
2 27 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.14%) Replication
4 17 (2.96%) Open Source
5 11 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.39%) MPEG
7 8 (1.39%) NHS
7 8 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.22%) PKI
8 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.05%) SCADA
10 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.70%) Physics
11 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.70%) Statistics
12 3 (0.52%) CMDB
12 3 (0.52%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 259 (45.12%) Windows
2 180 (31.36%) Linux
3 111 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (13.24%) UNIX
6 63 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (9.93%) Windows 7
8 40 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.23%) Windows XP
10 21 (3.66%) Solaris
11 15 (2.61%) CentOS
12 10 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.39%) SELinux
15 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.87%) Debian
16 5 (0.87%) Scientific Linux
17 4 (0.70%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.52%) AIX
18 3 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (9.41%) ITIL
1 54 (9.41%) Configuration Management
2 53 (9.23%) Migration
3 43 (7.49%) DevOps
4 41 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (5.57%) Change Management
6 31 (5.40%) UML
7 25 (4.36%) Requirements Management
8 24 (4.18%) Software Engineering
9 18 (3.14%) Validation
9 18 (3.14%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (2.96%) Load Balancing
11 16 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (2.79%) Project Management
12 15 (2.61%) SOA
12 15 (2.61%) Use Case
12 15 (2.61%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (2.44%) SysML
13 14 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (2.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.58%) Python
2 49 (8.54%) SQL
3 48 (8.36%) PowerShell
4 33 (5.75%) Ruby
4 33 (5.75%) Perl
5 28 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.18%) Java
7 19 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.14%) C
9 17 (2.96%) PHP
10 16 (2.79%) C++
11 12 (2.09%) VBScript
11 12 (2.09%) VB
12 11 (1.92%) C#
13 8 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.05%) Korn
15 5 (0.87%) VBA
15 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
17 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 79 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 55 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (8.01%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.57%) Degree
5 26 (4.53%) MCSE
6 24 (4.18%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.96%) MCITP
8 12 (2.09%) MCP
9 11 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.05%) CCNP
11 6 (1.05%) CCNA
11 6 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.87%) CCA
12 5 (0.87%) MCSA
13 4 (0.70%) CCEA
13 4 (0.70%) RHCE
13 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.70%) CCIA
14 3 (0.52%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.79%) QA
2 9 (1.57%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) DO-160
System Software
1 152 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 119 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.27%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.05%) XenApp
4 29 (5.05%) vSphere
5 19 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.92%) Firmware
7 11 (1.92%) NFS
7 11 (1.92%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.22%) UAG
9 7 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.22%) Xen
10 6 (1.05%) Postfix
10 6 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.05%) XenServer
11 5 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (11.50%) Puppet
2 45 (7.84%) SCCM
2 45 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.53%) Nagios
4 25 (4.36%) Backup Exec
5 24 (4.18%) Ansible
6 20 (3.48%) NetBackup
7 19 (3.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (3.31%) SCOM
8 18 (3.14%) WSUS
9 7 (1.22%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.05%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.87%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 5 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 3 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 208 (36.24%) VMware
2 167 (29.09%) Microsoft
3 82 (14.29%) HP
4 80 (13.94%) Citrix
5 79 (13.76%) Cisco
6 61 (10.63%) IBM
7 58 (10.10%) EMC
8 55 (9.58%) Red Hat
9 42 (7.32%) Symantec
10 29 (5.05%) Oracle
11 28 (4.88%) NetApp
12 22 (3.83%) Dell
13 18 (3.14%) Juniper
13 18 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 13 (2.26%) Apple
15 12 (2.09%) Remedy
15 12 (2.09%) Sun
15 12 (2.09%) Computacenter
16 11 (1.92%) Meru Networks
17 8 (1.39%) Veritas
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