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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 308 336 304
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 311 231 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 97 117
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 52
Average hourly rate £23.75 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.00 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.49 £42.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +53 152 £350 -9.38% 62
South East -23 60 £332 -5.21% 44
East of England +18 23 £319 -20.25% 22
South West +5 22 £280 -6.66% 15
North West -5 19 £475 - 20
East Midlands -1 12 £363 - 2
West Midlands -13 10 £450 +69.81% 7
Yorkshire -18 9 £405 +47.27% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 285 (48.06%) Windows
2 182 (30.69%) VMware
3 161 (27.15%) Linux
4 146 (24.62%) Active Directory
5 122 (20.57%) Microsoft
6 115 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (19.06%) Security Cleared
8 101 (17.03%) SQL
9 97 (16.36%) PowerShell
10 89 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 87 (14.67%) SC Cleared
12 81 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 78 (13.15%) UNIX
14 70 (11.80%) DNS
15 67 (11.30%) ITIL
15 67 (11.30%) IIS
16 63 (10.62%) Python
17 62 (10.46%) MS Exchange
17 62 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 58 (9.78%) Java
19 56 (9.44%) Citrix
20 53 (8.94%) Finance
21 52 (8.77%) SAN
21 52 (8.77%) Cisco
22 51 (8.60%) Red Hat
23 50 (8.43%) HP
23 50 (8.43%) Oracle
23 50 (8.43%) Windows 7
24 49 (8.26%) Configuration Management
25 48 (8.09%) Agile Software Development

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (11.30%) IIS
2 62 (10.46%) MS Exchange
3 35 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.73%) Apache
5 33 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 21 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 19 (3.20%) Lync
8 18 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.52%) Confluence
11 8 (1.35%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.18%) JBoss
13 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.67%) nginx
15 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.04%) MS Office
3 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.84%) Simulink
5 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) Windchill
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.34%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.52%) Office 365
4 7 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.67%) Route 53
6 4 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.80%) DNS
2 52 (8.77%) SAN
3 42 (7.08%) DHCP
4 40 (6.75%) TCP/IP
5 39 (6.58%) Firewall
6 19 (3.20%) WAN
7 18 (3.04%) SSL
7 18 (3.04%) LAN
8 15 (2.53%) VLAN
9 13 (2.19%) Ethernet
9 13 (2.19%) HTTP
10 12 (2.02%) Internet
10 12 (2.02%) LDAP
11 11 (1.85%) VoIP
12 9 (1.52%) Wireless
13 8 (1.35%) NAS
13 8 (1.35%) LTE
13 8 (1.35%) VPN
14 7 (1.18%) Network Security
14 7 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.38%) MySQL
3 16 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.67%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.67%) DB2
9 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.34%) Redis
11 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.22%) JIRA
2 20 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.20%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.19%) Maven
6 11 (1.85%) Subversion
7 9 (1.52%) Hudson
8 7 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.84%) Ant
11 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.67%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.34%) CANoe
12 2 (0.34%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.34%) Selenium
13 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 53 (8.94%) Finance
2 14 (2.36%) Military
3 12 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.02%) Banking
4 10 (1.69%) Law
5 8 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.18%) Retail
6 7 (1.18%) Electronics
7 6 (1.01%) Avionics
7 6 (1.01%) Automotive
8 4 (0.67%) Front Office
8 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.67%) Publishing
9 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.55%) HTML
1 27 (4.55%) Web Services
2 20 (3.37%) .NET
3 16 (2.70%) XML
4 10 (1.69%) J2EE
4 10 (1.69%) LAMP
5 7 (1.18%) Application Packaging
6 6 (1.01%) HTML5
6 6 (1.01%) Middleware
7 4 (0.67%) WebSockets
7 4 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.67%) Lucene
8 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.51%) Java EE
8 3 (0.51%) SAML
8 3 (0.51%) RESTful
9 2 (0.34%) Android SDK
9 2 (0.34%) OLE
9 2 (0.34%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.34%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.38%) Clustering
3 16 (2.70%) PKI
4 15 (2.53%) Open Source
4 15 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 9 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.18%) Replication
8 7 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.01%) Human Factors
10 5 (0.84%) SCADA
10 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.84%) Biometrics
11 4 (0.67%) NHS
11 4 (0.67%) GIS
11 4 (0.67%) CMDB
12 3 (0.51%) iPhone
12 3 (0.51%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 285 (48.06%) Windows
2 161 (27.15%) Linux
3 115 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (13.15%) UNIX
6 62 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (8.43%) Windows 7
8 39 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.70%) Solaris
9 16 (2.70%) CentOS
10 14 (2.36%) AIX
11 12 (2.02%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.52%) Debian
14 8 (1.35%) SUSE
14 8 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.84%) VMS
17 3 (0.51%) Android
18 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.30%) ITIL
2 49 (8.26%) Configuration Management
3 48 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.93%) Software Engineering
4 47 (7.93%) Migration
4 47 (7.93%) DevOps
5 31 (5.23%) UML
6 29 (4.89%) Validation
7 22 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (3.37%) Requirements Management
8 20 (3.37%) Change Management
9 17 (2.87%) Project Management
10 16 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 16 (2.70%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (2.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (2.19%) Use Case
13 12 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (1.85%) Mentoring
14 11 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.03%) SQL
2 97 (16.36%) PowerShell
3 63 (10.62%) Python
4 58 (9.78%) Java
5 34 (5.73%) Bash Shell
6 29 (4.89%) Perl
7 25 (4.22%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.88%) C
9 22 (3.71%) PHP
10 18 (3.04%) C++
11 17 (2.87%) C#
12 16 (2.70%) Ruby
13 15 (2.53%) VBScript
13 15 (2.53%) JavaScript
14 11 (1.85%) VB
15 8 (1.35%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.84%) Korn
17 5 (0.84%) Delphi
17 5 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 113 (19.06%) Security Cleared
2 87 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.22%) Degree
5 23 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.70%) MCITP
7 15 (2.53%) MCSE
8 13 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.52%) CCNA
9 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.18%) MCP
11 4 (0.67%) CCNP
11 4 (0.67%) HNC
12 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.51%) RHCT
13 2 (0.34%) CISSP
13 2 (0.34%) MCSA
14 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.38%) SLA
2 12 (2.02%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.67%) DO-254
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) DO-160
6 1 (0.17%) ARP4754
System Software
1 146 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 89 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.89%) vSphere
4 21 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.37%) XenApp
6 14 (2.36%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.52%) Firmware
7 9 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.35%) Varnish
9 7 (1.18%) Samba
9 7 (1.18%) UAG
10 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.01%) Docker
10 6 (1.01%) Xen
11 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.67%) XenServer
12 4 (0.67%) vCloud
12 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.51%) NFS
13 3 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (7.08%) SCCM
1 42 (7.08%) Puppet
2 35 (5.90%) SCOM
3 20 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.20%) Nagios
5 11 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.85%) yum
6 10 (1.69%) Ansible
7 7 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.18%) Cobbler
7 7 (1.18%) Zenoss
8 6 (1.01%) Icinga
8 6 (1.01%) WSUS
9 5 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.84%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 182 (30.69%) VMware
2 122 (20.57%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.44%) Citrix
4 52 (8.77%) Cisco
5 51 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 50 (8.43%) HP
6 50 (8.43%) Oracle
7 27 (4.55%) EMC
8 19 (3.20%) NetApp
8 19 (3.20%) IBM
9 17 (2.87%) Sun
10 14 (2.36%) Symantec
11 13 (2.19%) Websense
12 12 (2.02%) Juniper
12 12 (2.02%) Dell
13 11 (1.85%) McAfee
14 9 (1.52%) Remedy
14 9 (1.52%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.35%) BMC
16 7 (1.18%) Mercator
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £26k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £190 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £27 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £25 - £50 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Wigan
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £25 - £45 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £25 - £50 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago