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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 363 340 357
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 279 326 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 174 141
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 44
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +76.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.31 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.03 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +78.77%
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -33 107 £475 +26.66% 45
South East +1 70 £425 +41.66% 39
South West +11 30 £350 -41.66% 22
East of England +21 24 £325 -23.52% 12
North West +4 19 £343 +7.03% 4
Yorkshire +9 14 £375 - 4
West Midlands -32 6 £368 -16.00% 4
North East -16 5 £300 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 - - 4
Midlands -11 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 231 (38.50%) Linux
2 190 (31.67%) Windows
3 149 (24.83%) VMware
4 125 (20.83%) Puppet
5 111 (18.50%) Windows Server
6 106 (17.67%) Finance
7 102 (17.00%) Python
8 98 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 97 (16.17%) Security Cleared
10 96 (16.00%) DevOps
11 90 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 89 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
13 87 (14.50%) Unix
14 75 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 75 (12.50%) Bash Shell
15 73 (12.17%) SC Cleared
16 70 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (11.50%) Perl
18 68 (11.33%) ITIL
18 68 (11.33%) PowerShell
18 68 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 66 (11.00%) Configuration Management
20 64 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 64 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
21 62 (10.33%) DNS
22 60 (10.00%) Ruby
23 59 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
23 59 (9.83%) Cisco
23 59 (9.83%) Firewall
24 58 (9.67%) SQL

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 35 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.00%) Apache
2 30 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.33%) MS Exchange
4 23 (3.83%) IIS
5 20 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.00%) Confluence
7 15 (2.50%) Skype for Business
8 14 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.00%) JBoss
13 5 (0.83%) CMS
13 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.17%) Simulink
3 9 (1.50%) MS Office
4 8 (1.33%) MS Project
5 5 (0.83%) Windchill
6 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.50%) HipChat
8 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.33%) Office 365
4 13 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.00%) PaaS
6 8 (1.33%) IaaS
7 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.00%) GitHub
8 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) iTunes
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.33%) DNS
2 59 (9.83%) Firewall
3 44 (7.33%) TCP/IP
4 35 (5.83%) DHCP
5 29 (4.83%) Internet
6 25 (4.17%) SAN
7 19 (3.17%) HTTP
8 18 (3.00%) LAN
9 16 (2.67%) VPN
9 16 (2.67%) WAN
10 14 (2.33%) Network Security
10 14 (2.33%) SNMP
10 14 (2.33%) SSL
11 10 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.67%) Wireless
12 9 (1.50%) LDAP
12 9 (1.50%) NetScaler
13 8 (1.33%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.33%) NAS
13 8 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.83%) MySQL
3 15 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.33%) Redis
7 7 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.00%) Big Data
9 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.67%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.50%) GIS
12 2 (0.33%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 49 (8.17%) Rational DOORS
2 39 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 33 (5.50%) JIRA
5 17 (2.83%) Subversion
6 16 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.67%) Hudson
8 9 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.33%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.33%) Grunt
13 2 (0.33%) LabVIEW
14 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 106 (17.67%) Finance
2 23 (3.83%) Automotive
3 21 (3.50%) Banking
3 21 (3.50%) Military
4 20 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 18 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.67%) Marketing
8 9 (1.50%) Avionics
8 9 (1.50%) Electronics
9 8 (1.33%) Advertising
9 8 (1.33%) Publishing
9 8 (1.33%) Retail
10 6 (1.00%) Games
10 6 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.50%) Web Services
2 11 (1.83%) LAMP
2 11 (1.83%) XML
3 9 (1.50%) .NET
3 9 (1.50%) Middleware
4 8 (1.33%) ELK Stack
4 8 (1.33%) HTML
5 7 (1.17%) Node.js
5 7 (1.17%) PostGIS
6 6 (1.00%) CSS
6 6 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.83%) Sensu
8 4 (0.67%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.50%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.50%) JSON
10 2 (0.33%) J2EE
10 2 (0.33%) Lucene
10 2 (0.33%) POSIX
10 2 (0.33%) RESTful
10 2 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.83%) Clustering
3 21 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.00%) Hedge funds
5 17 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.67%) ASIC
6 10 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.33%) CESG
9 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.00%) Derivative
10 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.00%) Life Science
10 6 (1.00%) NHS
11 5 (0.83%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.83%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.67%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.67%) Handset
12 4 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 231 (38.50%) Linux
2 190 (31.67%) Windows
3 111 (18.50%) Windows Server
4 87 (14.50%) Unix
5 68 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.83%) Solaris
9 27 (4.50%) CentOS
10 26 (4.33%) Windows 7
11 21 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.67%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.33%) AIX
14 8 (1.33%) Debian
14 8 (1.33%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.00%) HPUX
15 6 (1.00%) SUSE
16 4 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.00%) DevOps
2 68 (11.33%) ITIL
3 66 (11.00%) Configuration Management
4 59 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (6.83%) Migration
6 40 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (6.67%) Validation
7 36 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 32 (5.33%) High Availability
9 31 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.00%) Project Management
11 28 (4.67%) UML
12 24 (4.00%) Open Source
13 22 (3.67%) Patch Management
14 21 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (3.17%) Requirements Management
16 17 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (2.50%) Load Balancing
18 15 (2.50%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 102 (17.00%) Python
2 75 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 69 (11.50%) Perl
4 68 (11.33%) PowerShell
5 60 (10.00%) Ruby
6 58 (9.67%) SQL
7 51 (8.50%) Java
8 42 (7.00%) C++
9 26 (4.33%) PHP
10 18 (3.00%) C
10 18 (3.00%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.00%) VBScript
11 15 (2.50%) Bourne shell
12 14 (2.33%) MATLAB
13 13 (2.17%) Korn
14 10 (1.67%) VB
15 8 (1.33%) C#
15 8 (1.33%) Go
16 6 (1.00%) JavaScript
16 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.33%) Degree
4 29 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.33%) MCSE
6 25 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.33%) CCNA
9 11 (1.83%) CCNP
10 10 (1.67%) AWS Certification
11 9 (1.50%) MCSA
12 8 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.17%) MCP
14 4 (0.67%) CCVP
15 3 (0.50%) CCDE
15 3 (0.50%) CCIE
15 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.33%) SLA
2 13 (2.17%) QA
3 9 (1.50%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.67%) ARP4754
4 4 (0.67%) ARP4761
4 4 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.67%) DO-160
4 4 (0.67%) DO-254
4 4 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.33%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 70 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (4.17%) vSphere
4 25 (4.17%) XenApp
5 23 (3.83%) Docker
5 23 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 20 (3.33%) GlusterFS
7 19 (3.17%) GFS2
7 19 (3.17%) OCFS2
8 12 (2.00%) Firmware
9 9 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (1.50%) NFS
10 8 (1.33%) UAG
10 8 (1.33%) vCloud
11 7 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.00%) KVM
12 6 (1.00%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.67%) Squid
13 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (20.83%) Puppet
2 64 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (8.83%) Ansible
4 42 (7.00%) SCOM
5 33 (5.50%) SCCM
6 32 (5.33%) Nagios
7 23 (3.83%) CFEngine
8 20 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
8 20 (3.33%) SELinux
9 11 (1.83%) Terraform
10 10 (1.67%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.33%) IBM BigFix
11 8 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 8 (1.33%) WSUS
12 7 (1.17%) Control-M
12 7 (1.17%) OpenView
13 6 (1.00%) Kibana
13 6 (1.00%) logstash
13 6 (1.00%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.83%) Xymon
Vendors
1 149 (24.83%) VMware
2 98 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 75 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 59 (9.83%) Cisco
5 54 (9.00%) Citrix
6 51 (8.50%) Oracle
7 40 (6.67%) HP
8 32 (5.33%) IBM
9 18 (3.00%) NetApp
10 15 (2.50%) Splunk
11 14 (2.33%) EMC
11 14 (2.33%) Juniper
11 14 (2.33%) Symantec
12 9 (1.50%) Apple
12 9 (1.50%) Dell
13 8 (1.33%) Sun
14 7 (1.17%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.17%) BMC
15 6 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.00%) Mitel
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £100 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: Up to £44 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago