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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 310 284 222
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 283 280 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.68% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 144 159
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£363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 70
Average hourly rate £30.20 £34.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £19.32 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.29 £34.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.11%
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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
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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 +29 138 £384 +9.64% 49
South East -9 67 £350 +3.70% 36
South West -32 24 £338 -10.00% 22
West Midlands +4 18 £250 -24.64% 4
East of England -17 12 £388 +4.72% 14
Yorkshire +1 10 £323 -19.37% 10
North West -13 10 £351 +25.73% 8
East Midlands -3 3 £370 +68.18% 6
Midlands - 1 £275 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 248 (42.39%) Windows
2 192 (32.82%) VMware
3 172 (29.40%) Linux
4 155 (26.50%) Active Directory
5 131 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 118 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 92 (15.73%) Security Cleared
9 90 (15.38%) UNIX
10 89 (15.21%) DNS
11 86 (14.70%) MS Exchange
12 82 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 78 (13.33%) HP
14 67 (11.45%) Cisco
15 66 (11.28%) SAN
16 65 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 64 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (10.94%) SQL
18 62 (10.60%) ITIL
19 59 (10.09%) Citrix
20 58 (9.91%) Red Hat
20 58 (9.91%) Finance
21 56 (9.57%) SC Cleared
21 56 (9.57%) DevOps
22 54 (9.23%) PowerShell
22 54 (9.23%) Python
23 53 (9.06%) DHCP
24 52 (8.89%) EMC
25 51 (8.72%) TCP/IP
26 48 (8.21%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 86 (14.70%) MS Exchange
2 64 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (6.67%) IIS
4 33 (5.64%) Apache
5 28 (4.79%) Tomcat
6 24 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (3.08%) SharePoint
10 15 (2.56%) JBoss
11 13 (2.22%) Lync
12 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 29 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.93%) MS Office
3 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.85%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) CATIA
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.34%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.08%) Office 365
3 12 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.37%) Route 53
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.85%) SaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.21%) DNS
2 66 (11.28%) SAN
3 53 (9.06%) DHCP
4 51 (8.72%) TCP/IP
5 40 (6.84%) Firewall
6 23 (3.93%) LAN
7 21 (3.59%) WAN
8 15 (2.56%) Internet
9 13 (2.22%) SMTP
10 11 (1.88%) LDAP
10 11 (1.88%) HTTP
11 10 (1.71%) SSL
11 10 (1.71%) Broadband
11 10 (1.71%) FTP
11 10 (1.71%) NAS
12 9 (1.54%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.54%) VLAN
12 9 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.54%) Wireless
13 8 (1.37%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.62%) MySQL
3 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 7
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.51%) Big Data
8 3 (0.51%) Crystal Enterprise
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.54%) Subversion
5 8 (1.37%) Hudson
6 7 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.20%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.03%) JUnit
8 5 (0.85%) DbUnit
8 5 (0.85%) Selenium
8 5 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.68%) Maven
9 4 (0.68%) JIRA
9 4 (0.68%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.68%) Ant
10 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (9.91%) Finance
2 18 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.74%) Military
4 15 (2.56%) Banking
5 13 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 13 (2.22%) Marketing
5 13 (2.22%) Avionics
6 12 (2.05%) Advertising
7 9 (1.54%) Legal
8 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.37%) Retail
9 7 (1.20%) Automotive
9 7 (1.20%) Electronics
10 6 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.93%) Web Services
2 15 (2.56%) .NET
3 12 (2.05%) HTML
4 11 (1.88%) LAMP
5 8 (1.37%) J2EE
6 7 (1.20%) jQuery
7 6 (1.03%) XML
8 5 (0.85%) Java EE
8 5 (0.85%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.85%) WebSockets
8 5 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.68%) Middleware
9 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.51%) CSS
10 3 (0.51%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.51%) ODBC
10 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.34%) HTML5
11 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.27%) Clustering
3 18 (3.08%) Replication
4 13 (2.22%) Open Source
5 11 (1.88%) PKI
5 11 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.37%) NHS
8 7 (1.20%) MPEG
8 7 (1.20%) SCADA
9 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.68%) Biometrics
10 4 (0.68%) Statistics
10 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.51%) CMDB
11 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.51%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 248 (42.39%) Windows
2 172 (29.40%) Linux
3 118 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (15.38%) UNIX
5 82 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (6.50%) Windows 7
9 25 (4.27%) Solaris
10 16 (2.74%) Windows XP
11 15 (2.56%) CentOS
12 10 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.20%) AIX
14 5 (0.85%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.51%) Android
15 3 (0.51%) SUSE
15 3 (0.51%) Debian
15 3 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (10.60%) ITIL
2 56 (9.57%) DevOps
3 48 (8.21%) Configuration Management
3 48 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (8.03%) Migration
5 35 (5.98%) Software Engineering
6 32 (5.47%) UML
7 30 (5.13%) Change Management
8 26 (4.44%) Requirements Management
9 24 (4.10%) Validation
9 24 (4.10%) Project Management
10 21 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (3.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (3.42%) Use Case
12 16 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (2.56%) Load Balancing
13 15 (2.56%) SysML
14 14 (2.39%) E-Commerce
14 14 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (2.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.94%) SQL
2 54 (9.23%) Python
2 54 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 40 (6.84%) Java
4 32 (5.47%) Perl
5 31 (5.30%) Shell Script
6 28 (4.79%) Bash Shell
7 26 (4.44%) Ruby
8 20 (3.42%) C++
9 19 (3.25%) C#
10 17 (2.91%) C
11 16 (2.74%) PHP
12 11 (1.88%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.71%) VBScript
13 10 (1.71%) VB
14 9 (1.54%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.68%) Korn
15 4 (0.68%) VBA
16 2 (0.34%) Delphi
16 2 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 92 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (5.64%) DV Cleared
5 27 (4.62%) Degree
6 19 (3.25%) MCSE
7 15 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.05%) MCP
9 11 (1.88%) CCNA
9 11 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.88%) MCITP
10 7 (1.20%) CCNP
10 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.03%) CCA
11 6 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.03%) HNC
11 6 (1.03%) RHCT
12 5 (0.85%) RHCE
12 5 (0.85%) CCIA
12 5 (0.85%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.42%) SLA
2 17 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.68%) DO-254
4 3 (0.51%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 155 (26.50%) Active Directory
2 109 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.98%) vSphere
4 14 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.22%) Firmware
5 13 (2.22%) XenApp
6 9 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.37%) XenServer
7 8 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.37%) UAG
7 8 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.37%) NFS
8 7 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.03%) Samba
10 5 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.68%) Xen
12 3 (0.51%) Postfix
12 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (8.21%) Puppet
2 37 (6.32%) SCCM
3 33 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.30%) Nagios
5 19 (3.25%) SCOM
5 19 (3.25%) Ansible
6 18 (3.08%) NetBackup
7 16 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (2.22%) WSUS
9 8 (1.37%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.68%) Graphite
14 3 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 192 (32.82%) VMware
2 131 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 78 (13.33%) HP
4 67 (11.45%) Cisco
5 59 (10.09%) Citrix
6 58 (9.91%) Red Hat
7 52 (8.89%) EMC
8 46 (7.86%) IBM
9 36 (6.15%) Oracle
10 23 (3.93%) Dell
10 23 (3.93%) NetApp
11 20 (3.42%) Sun
12 15 (2.56%) Symantec
13 14 (2.39%) Websense
14 10 (1.71%) Mercator
14 10 (1.71%) Juniper
15 8 (1.37%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.20%) Computacenter
16 7 (1.20%) Veritas
16 7 (1.20%) Remedy
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