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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 321 340 287
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 282 232 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 99 126
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£363 £355 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +42 118 £400 +6.66% 57
South East -22 70 £348 +1.09% 49
South West -12 24 £290 -20.54% 12
North West +2 19 £391 +105.92% 7
West Midlands +3 17 £250 -23.86% 5
Yorkshire -21 12 £375 -3.10% 7
East of England -6 10 £250 -32.43% 9
East Midlands -5 9 £315 +21.15% 6
North East - 2 - - 3
Midlands +2 1 £275 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 258 (45.10%) Windows
2 179 (31.29%) VMware
3 148 (25.87%) Linux
4 137 (23.95%) Active Directory
5 121 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (20.10%) Microsoft
7 104 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 100 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 96 (16.78%) UNIX
10 90 (15.73%) SQL
11 84 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (13.11%) PowerShell
13 74 (12.94%) Python
13 74 (12.94%) DNS
14 70 (12.24%) MS Exchange
15 69 (12.06%) SC Cleared
16 67 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 65 (11.36%) Configuration Management
18 64 (11.19%) HP
18 64 (11.19%) ITIL
19 60 (10.49%) Puppet
20 58 (10.14%) DevOps
21 57 (9.97%) Finance
22 55 (9.62%) Java
23 53 (9.27%) Cisco
24 50 (8.74%) Citrix
25 49 (8.57%) Red Hat
26 48 (8.39%) IIS
27 47 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
27 47 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 48 (8.39%) IIS
3 47 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (5.24%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.55%) Apache
6 25 (4.37%) Tomcat
7 24 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.15%) Lync
9 13 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.22%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.87%) JBoss
14 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.52%) ArchestrA
17 2 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.50%) MS Office
3 7 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.22%) Simulink
4 2 (0.35%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.35%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.17%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.27%) Office 365
4 12 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.75%) Route 53
6 8 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.87%) SaaS
10 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.35%) IaaS
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.17%) PaaS
13 1 (0.17%) Heroku
13 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (12.94%) DNS
2 45 (7.87%) DHCP
3 44 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 44 (7.69%) Firewall
4 41 (7.17%) SAN
5 14 (2.45%) Internet
5 14 (2.45%) WAN
5 14 (2.45%) LAN
6 13 (2.27%) SSL
7 12 (2.10%) Ethernet
7 12 (2.10%) HTTP
8 11 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.57%) SMTP
9 9 (1.57%) VoIP
10 8 (1.40%) Network Security
10 8 (1.40%) Intranet
10 8 (1.40%) VLAN
11 7 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.22%) Wireless
11 7 (1.22%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.72%) MySQL
3 15 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.45%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.52%) Big Data
10 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.52%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.52%) Crystal Enterprise
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.52%) DB2
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.15%) Subversion
4 15 (2.62%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (2.62%) JIRA
5 9 (1.57%) Maven
6 7 (1.22%) Hudson
7 6 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.87%) Selenium
9 4 (0.70%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.70%) Ant
10 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.17%) JUnit
12 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 57 (9.97%) Finance
2 16 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.62%) Military
4 14 (2.45%) Banking
5 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.57%) Retail
6 9 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.57%) Marketing
7 8 (1.40%) Avionics
8 7 (1.22%) Legal
8 7 (1.22%) Electronics
8 7 (1.22%) Advertising
9 6 (1.05%) Automotive
9 6 (1.05%) Law
10 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.70%) Front Office
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.20%) Web Services
2 20 (3.50%) HTML
3 17 (2.97%) .NET
4 16 (2.80%) XML
5 12 (2.10%) LAMP
6 10 (1.75%) J2EE
7 4 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.70%) WebSockets
7 4 (0.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.52%) Lucene
8 3 (0.52%) Java EE
8 3 (0.52%) HTML5
8 3 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.52%) Middleware
8 3 (0.52%) ODBC
9 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.35%) OLE
9 2 (0.35%) OLE DB
9 2 (0.35%) jQuery
9 2 (0.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.85%) Clustering
3 16 (2.80%) Replication
3 16 (2.80%) PKI
4 15 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.10%) Open Source
6 10 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.22%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.05%) SCADA
8 6 (1.05%) NHS
8 6 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.87%) Biometrics
9 5 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.70%) CMDB
10 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.52%) GIS
11 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.52%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 258 (45.10%) Windows
2 148 (25.87%) Linux
3 121 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (16.78%) UNIX
5 84 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 32 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (4.02%) CentOS
10 17 (2.97%) Solaris
11 14 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.75%) AIX
13 8 (1.40%) Debian
13 8 (1.40%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.87%) VMS
15 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.70%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (11.36%) Configuration Management
2 64 (11.19%) ITIL
3 58 (10.14%) DevOps
4 47 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (8.04%) Migration
6 37 (6.47%) Software Engineering
7 32 (5.59%) UML
8 26 (4.55%) Change Management
9 21 (3.67%) Validation
9 21 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (3.32%) Use Case
11 18 (3.15%) Requirements Management
11 18 (3.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (3.15%) Project Management
12 16 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (2.45%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.45%) E-Commerce
15 13 (2.27%) SysML
15 13 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 90 (15.73%) SQL
2 75 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 74 (12.94%) Python
4 55 (9.62%) Java
5 34 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 33 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 32 (5.59%) Perl
8 29 (5.07%) Ruby
9 23 (4.02%) PHP
10 21 (3.67%) C++
11 18 (3.15%) C#
12 15 (2.62%) C
13 11 (1.92%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.75%) VBScript
15 9 (1.57%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.87%) Delphi
17 5 (0.87%) VB
18 3 (0.52%) Korn
19 2 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 69 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 32 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.55%) Degree
6 14 (2.45%) MCITP
7 13 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.27%) MCSE
8 11 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.57%) CCNA
10 8 (1.40%) MCP
10 8 (1.40%) CCNP
11 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.87%) CCA
12 5 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.87%) CCEA
12 5 (0.87%) RHCT
12 5 (0.87%) CCIA
13 4 (0.70%) HNC
14 3 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.20%) SLA
2 15 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (0.70%) JSP 440
3 4 (0.70%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.70%) DO-254
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 137 (23.95%) Active Directory
2 100 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.59%) vSphere
4 18 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.10%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.92%) Firmware
6 11 (1.92%) XenApp
7 10 (1.75%) XenServer
7 10 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.40%) UAG
9 8 (1.40%) Samba
9 8 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.87%) Varnish
10 5 (0.87%) Docker
11 4 (0.70%) Xen
11 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.35%) NFS
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 60 (10.49%) Puppet
2 35 (6.12%) SCCM
3 33 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.72%) SCOM
5 22 (3.85%) Nagios
6 15 (2.62%) Ansible
7 12 (2.10%) Cobbler
8 9 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.22%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (1.22%) WSUS
10 6 (1.05%) yum
11 5 (0.87%) Icinga
11 5 (0.87%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.70%) Graphite
12 4 (0.70%) Salt
12 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 179 (31.29%) VMware
2 115 (20.10%) Microsoft
3 64 (11.19%) HP
4 53 (9.27%) Cisco
5 50 (8.74%) Citrix
6 49 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 43 (7.52%) Oracle
8 36 (6.29%) EMC
9 28 (4.90%) IBM
10 24 (4.20%) NetApp
11 23 (4.02%) Sun
12 14 (2.45%) Dell
12 14 (2.45%) Websense
13 9 (1.57%) Mercator
14 8 (1.40%) Symantec
14 8 (1.40%) Remedy
15 7 (1.22%) Juniper
16 6 (1.05%) BMC
16 6 (1.05%) McAfee
16 6 (1.05%) Computacenter
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