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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 304 339 292
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 329 258 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 128 135
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£327 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 37 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.60 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +16.66%
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +38 169 £350 -6.66% 53
South East -4 78 £306 +9.37% 41
East of England +16 20 £319 -8.85% 14
South West -10 19 £310 +3.33% 14
North West -18 13 £500 +61.29% 15
East Midlands +1 11 £275 - 3
West Midlands -10 7 £450 +40.62% 13
Yorkshire -22 7 £203 -26.36% 3
Midlands -3 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 304 (49.27%) Windows
2 195 (31.60%) VMware
3 178 (28.85%) Linux
4 146 (23.66%) Active Directory
5 127 (20.58%) Microsoft
6 119 (19.29%) Security Cleared
7 118 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 109 (17.67%) PowerShell
9 97 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (15.56%) SQL
11 91 (14.75%) SC Cleared
12 90 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 75 (12.16%) IIS
14 70 (11.35%) UNIX
14 70 (11.35%) MS Exchange
15 69 (11.18%) Python
16 67 (10.86%) DNS
17 62 (10.05%) ITIL
18 60 (9.72%) Citrix
19 57 (9.24%) Red Hat
19 57 (9.24%) Finance
19 57 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (9.08%) SAN
20 56 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 52 (8.43%) SQL Server
22 50 (8.10%) Java
22 50 (8.10%) Cisco
22 50 (8.10%) HP
23 48 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
24 47 (7.62%) Migration

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (12.16%) IIS
2 70 (11.35%) MS Exchange
3 43 (6.97%) Apache
4 39 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.73%) Lync
7 20 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.43%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.78%) Confluence
11 7 (1.13%) JBoss
11 7 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.81%) Zope
14 4 (0.65%) CMS
14 4 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.43%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.81%) Simulink
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) Windchill
6 2 (0.32%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.32%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.65%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.49%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (1.62%) Office 365
5 9 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.81%) SaaS
8 5 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.65%) IaaS
9 4 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.32%) Route 53
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub
12 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.86%) DNS
2 56 (9.08%) SAN
3 37 (6.00%) DHCP
4 35 (5.67%) Firewall
5 28 (4.54%) LAN
6 27 (4.38%) WAN
6 27 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.92%) VoIP
8 17 (2.76%) VLAN
9 16 (2.59%) LDAP
10 14 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 14 (2.27%) HTTP
10 14 (2.27%) SSL
11 12 (1.94%) Internet
12 10 (1.62%) VPN
12 10 (1.62%) Wireless
13 9 (1.46%) NAS
13 9 (1.46%) ATM
14 8 (1.30%) Network Security
14 8 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.19%) MySQL
3 15 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.81%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.65%) DB2
11 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.32%) Redis
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (4.05%) JIRA
2 19 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.92%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (2.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.78%) Subversion
6 10 (1.62%) Maven
7 9 (1.46%) Hudson
8 6 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.32%) Ant
11 2 (0.32%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.16%) Selenium
12 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.16%) MSI
12 1 (0.16%) Redmine
12 1 (0.16%) Spock
General
1 57 (9.24%) Finance
2 17 (2.76%) Banking
3 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.11%) Retail
4 13 (2.11%) Law
5 11 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 11 (1.78%) Automotive
5 11 (1.78%) Military
6 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.30%) Electronics
8 6 (0.97%) Publishing
8 6 (0.97%) Marketing
9 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.49%) Front Office
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.32%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.05%) Web Services
2 21 (3.40%) HTML
3 18 (2.92%) .NET
4 14 (2.27%) LAMP
5 12 (1.94%) XML
6 9 (1.46%) J2EE
7 7 (1.13%) Middleware
8 6 (0.97%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.81%) HTML5
10 4 (0.65%) Lucene
11 3 (0.49%) SAML
11 3 (0.49%) RESTful
11 3 (0.49%) JSP
12 2 (0.32%) EJB
12 2 (0.32%) OLE
12 2 (0.32%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.32%) Android SDK
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.32%) Spring
13 1 (0.16%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.57%) Clustering
3 21 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.76%) PKI
5 11 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.97%) Replication
8 6 (0.97%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.81%) iPhone
9 5 (0.81%) EPoS
9 5 (0.81%) SCADA
9 5 (0.81%) Physics
9 5 (0.81%) Human Factors
10 4 (0.65%) CMDB
10 4 (0.65%) STB
10 4 (0.65%) NHS
10 4 (0.65%) Biometrics
10 4 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 304 (49.27%) Windows
2 178 (28.85%) Linux
3 118 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (14.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (11.35%) UNIX
6 56 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.59%) Solaris
9 14 (2.27%) AIX
9 14 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.11%) CentOS
11 11 (1.78%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.46%) Debian
13 8 (1.30%) SUSE
14 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.81%) VMS
17 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (10.05%) ITIL
2 48 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (7.62%) Migration
3 47 (7.62%) Configuration Management
4 42 (6.81%) DevOps
5 39 (6.32%) Software Engineering
6 25 (4.05%) Validation
7 21 (3.40%) Change Management
7 21 (3.40%) UML
7 21 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (3.24%) Open Source
8 20 (3.24%) E-Commerce
9 19 (3.08%) SDLC
10 15 (2.43%) Network Design
11 13 (2.11%) Problem Management
12 12 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (1.94%) Project Management
13 11 (1.78%) SOA
13 11 (1.78%) Requirements Management
13 11 (1.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (17.67%) PowerShell
2 96 (15.56%) SQL
3 69 (11.18%) Python
4 50 (8.10%) Java
5 38 (6.16%) Perl
6 32 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 28 (4.54%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.73%) C
9 20 (3.24%) PHP
10 16 (2.59%) C++
11 15 (2.43%) VBScript
11 15 (2.43%) Ruby
12 14 (2.27%) VB
13 13 (2.11%) C#
14 8 (1.30%) JavaScript
15 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.13%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.65%) Delphi
17 4 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 119 (19.29%) Security Cleared
2 91 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.05%) Degree
3 25 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.11%) MCITP
5 13 (2.11%) MCSE
6 11 (1.78%) CCNA
6 11 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.65%) MCP
9 4 (0.65%) CCNP
10 3 (0.49%) MCSA
10 3 (0.49%) Avaya Certification
10 3 (0.49%) RHCE
11 2 (0.32%) CISSP
12 1 (0.16%) CNE
12 1 (0.16%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.59%) SLA
2 11 (1.78%) QA
3 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.32%) DO-254
5 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 2 (0.32%) DO-160
6 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.16%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 97 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.38%) vSphere
4 20 (3.24%) XenApp
5 19 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.43%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.30%) Samba
7 8 (1.30%) Varnish
7 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.30%) Docker
8 7 (1.13%) UAG
9 6 (0.97%) Xen
10 5 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.81%) vCloud
11 4 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.65%) Firmware
11 4 (0.65%) NFS
12 3 (0.49%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 45 (7.29%) Puppet
2 44 (7.13%) SCCM
3 36 (5.83%) SCOM
4 26 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (3.24%) Nagios
6 11 (1.78%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.78%) WSUS
6 11 (1.78%) yum
7 9 (1.46%) Zenoss
7 9 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (1.46%) Ansible
8 8 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (1.13%) Icinga
10 6 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.81%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.65%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 195 (31.60%) VMware
2 127 (20.58%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.72%) Citrix
4 57 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 50 (8.10%) HP
5 50 (8.10%) Cisco
6 47 (7.62%) Oracle
7 31 (5.02%) EMC
8 21 (3.40%) Symantec
9 18 (2.92%) NetApp
10 14 (2.27%) Juniper
11 13 (2.11%) Dell
12 12 (1.94%) IBM
12 12 (1.94%) McAfee
13 10 (1.62%) F5
13 10 (1.62%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.46%) Apple
14 9 (1.46%) Sun
14 9 (1.46%) BMC
15 8 (1.30%) Remedy
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago