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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
UK / England
Rank 358 376 348
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 229 242 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 124 161
Median daily rate £388 £365 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 47
Median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -2 99 £400 - 37
South East +32 64 £375 +11.94% 29
South West 0 22 £400 +1.26% 7
North West +17 18 £350 +22.80% 8
East of England +4 12 £293 +2.63% 9
Yorkshire +10 5 £325 -22.61% 3
East Midlands +1 3 £250 -16.66% 6
West Midlands -5 3 £263 -38.23% 4
North East - 3 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 209 (40.66%) Windows
2 198 (38.52%) Linux
3 147 (28.60%) Active Directory
4 145 (28.21%) VMware
5 132 (25.68%) Windows Server
6 123 (23.93%) Security Cleared
7 114 (22.18%) Microsoft
8 89 (17.32%) Finance
9 76 (14.79%) Unix
9 76 (14.79%) Python
10 70 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
11 69 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 67 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (12.45%) SC Cleared
13 64 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (12.06%) Puppet
15 60 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 58 (11.28%) DevOps
17 57 (11.09%) PowerShell
17 57 (11.09%) DNS
18 54 (10.51%) ITIL
19 53 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 52 (10.12%) Red Hat
21 51 (9.92%) Cisco
21 51 (9.92%) Perl
22 49 (9.53%) DV Cleared
23 48 (9.34%) SQL
24 47 (9.14%) Bash Shell
25 46 (8.95%) Degree
26 44 (8.56%) TCP/IP

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 24 (4.67%) Apache
1 24 (4.67%) IIS
1 24 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.53%) JBoss
5 10 (1.95%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.75%) nginx
6 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.97%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.78%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.78%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.78%) TPMS
11 3 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.89%) MS Office
3 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.58%) Simulink
6 2 (0.39%) Windchill
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.81%) Office 365
3 34 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.14%) GitHub
6 9 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.56%) IaaS
8 7 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.78%) Route 53
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.39%) SaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.09%) DNS
2 44 (8.56%) TCP/IP
3 38 (7.39%) Firewall
4 32 (6.23%) SAN
5 30 (5.84%) LAN
6 27 (5.25%) DHCP
7 23 (4.47%) WAN
8 18 (3.50%) LDAP
9 17 (3.31%) SSL
10 15 (2.92%) Internet
11 12 (2.33%) Network Security
11 12 (2.33%) VPN
12 10 (1.95%) HTTP
12 10 (1.95%) SNMP
12 10 (1.95%) WLAN
13 8 (1.56%) Wireless
14 7 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.36%) NAS
14 7 (1.36%) PCoIP
14 7 (1.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.92%) Hadoop
2 15 (2.92%) MySQL
2 15 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.14%) Big Data
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.97%) Redis
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.58%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) GIS
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (5.25%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.28%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.75%) JIRA
5 7 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (0.97%) Maven
6 5 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.97%) Subversion
7 4 (0.78%) VectorCAST
8 3 (0.58%) Ant
8 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.58%) Gradle
8 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.39%) GitLab
9 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.39%) MSI
9 2 (0.39%) Selenium
9 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 89 (17.32%) Finance
2 24 (4.67%) Military
3 22 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.92%) Aerospace
4 15 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.72%) Banking
6 11 (2.14%) Avionics
7 9 (1.75%) Marketing
8 8 (1.56%) Retail
9 6 (1.17%) Electronics
10 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Law
11 4 (0.78%) Automotive
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.86%) Web Services
2 10 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (1.56%) Middleware
4 7 (1.36%) .NET
4 7 (1.36%) Sensu
5 6 (1.17%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.97%) LAMP
6 5 (0.97%) Memcached
7 4 (0.78%) Node.js
7 4 (0.78%) REST
7 4 (0.78%) SOAP
7 4 (0.78%) WCF
7 4 (0.78%) XML
8 3 (0.58%) CSS
8 3 (0.58%) HTML
8 3 (0.58%) WPF
9 2 (0.39%) Ajax
9 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.11%) Clustering
3 16 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.56%) NHS
7 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.36%) Replication
7 7 (1.36%) RIA
8 6 (1.17%) User Experience
9 4 (0.78%) PKI
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.58%) EPoS
10 3 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.58%) SCADA
11 2 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 209 (40.66%) Windows
2 198 (38.52%) Linux
3 132 (25.68%) Windows Server
4 76 (14.79%) Unix
5 69 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (4.86%) Windows 7
10 24 (4.67%) Solaris
11 19 (3.70%) CentOS
12 11 (2.14%) AIX
13 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.75%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.56%) Windows XP
16 7 (1.36%) Debian
16 7 (1.36%) FreeBSD
17 6 (1.17%) HPUX
18 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (11.28%) DevOps
3 54 (10.51%) ITIL
4 36 (7.00%) Configuration Management
5 33 (6.42%) Migration
6 31 (6.03%) SDLC
7 28 (5.45%) Validation
8 26 (5.06%) Software Engineering
8 26 (5.06%) UML
9 24 (4.67%) High Availability
10 22 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (4.28%) Requirements Management
11 18 (3.50%) Regression Testing
12 17 (3.31%) Change Management
12 17 (3.31%) Open Source
12 17 (3.31%) Programme Management
12 17 (3.31%) Project Management
12 17 (3.31%) System Testing
13 16 (3.11%) SysML
14 15 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.79%) Python
2 57 (11.09%) PowerShell
3 51 (9.92%) Perl
4 48 (9.34%) SQL
5 47 (9.14%) Bash Shell
6 42 (8.17%) Java
7 40 (7.78%) C
8 34 (6.61%) Ruby
9 20 (3.89%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.72%) C++
11 13 (2.53%) C#
11 13 (2.53%) PHP
12 12 (2.33%) VBScript
13 9 (1.75%) Korn
13 9 (1.75%) VB
14 7 (1.36%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.36%) tcsh
15 6 (1.17%) Bourne shell
15 6 (1.17%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.97%) Ada
Qualifications
1 123 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 64 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 49 (9.53%) DV Cleared
4 46 (8.95%) Degree
5 31 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.84%) MCSE
7 17 (3.31%) MCP
7 17 (3.31%) MCSA
8 14 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.72%) MCITP
9 13 (2.53%) CCNA
10 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.78%) CCA
12 4 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.78%) RHCE
13 3 (0.58%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) DO-254
3 5 (0.97%) ARP4761
3 5 (0.97%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) ARP4754
4 3 (0.58%) DO-160
5 2 (0.39%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.19%) JTAG
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (28.60%) Active Directory
2 67 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.28%) Docker
4 19 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.11%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.53%) Samba
6 13 (2.53%) vSphere
7 11 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.75%) NFS
9 8 (1.56%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.36%) GFS2
10 7 (1.36%) GlusterFS
10 7 (1.36%) OCFS2
10 7 (1.36%) Postfix
10 7 (1.36%) Snort
10 7 (1.36%) Squid
11 6 (1.17%) iptables
11 6 (1.17%) NDS
11 6 (1.17%) Varnish
12 5 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (12.06%) Puppet
2 37 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.61%) Ansible
3 34 (6.61%) Nagios
4 26 (5.06%) SCCM
5 15 (2.92%) SCOM
6 14 (2.72%) logstash
7 13 (2.53%) Nessus
8 11 (2.14%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (1.75%) WSUS
11 8 (1.56%) CFEngine
11 8 (1.56%) SELinux
12 7 (1.36%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.36%) Oracle ZFS
12 7 (1.36%) Salt
13 6 (1.17%) Kibana
13 6 (1.17%) Netcool
13 6 (1.17%) SmokePing
14 5 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 145 (28.21%) VMware
2 114 (22.18%) Microsoft
3 52 (10.12%) Red Hat
4 51 (9.92%) Cisco
5 42 (8.17%) HP
6 34 (6.61%) Oracle
7 30 (5.84%) Citrix
8 23 (4.47%) SolarWinds
9 17 (3.31%) Dell
10 15 (2.92%) LANDesk
10 15 (2.92%) NetApp
11 13 (2.53%) EMC
11 13 (2.53%) Symantec
12 12 (2.33%) Novell
12 12 (2.33%) Sun
13 11 (2.14%) IBM
13 11 (2.14%) Intel Security
13 11 (2.14%) Splunk
14 9 (1.75%) SAP
15 7 (1.36%) Avaya
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