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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
UK / England
Rank 340 376 318
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 244 222 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 108 162
Median daily rate £400 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 48
Median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +41.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £31.33 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +30.76%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +3 103 £425 +13.33% 35
South East +32 61 £375 +13.63% 28
South West +28 30 £400 +4.57% 6
North West +29 18 £375 +28.20% 6
East of England -4 10 £340 -9.33% 12
Yorkshire +23 7 £350 -16.91%
East Midlands +1 4 £280 -22.75% 9
West Midlands -2 4 £290 -31.76% 5
North East - 4 £350 - 1
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 212 (40.00%) Linux
2 203 (38.30%) Windows
3 133 (25.09%) Active Directory
4 132 (24.91%) VMware
5 124 (23.40%) Windows Server
6 121 (22.83%) Security Cleared
7 111 (20.94%) Microsoft
8 88 (16.60%) Finance
9 80 (15.09%) Python
9 80 (15.09%) Unix
10 75 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
11 74 (13.96%) Puppet
12 66 (12.45%) SC Cleared
13 64 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 63 (11.89%) DNS
15 61 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 60 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
17 57 (10.75%) Cisco
18 54 (10.19%) PowerShell
18 54 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 53 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 53 (10.00%) DevOps
19 53 (10.00%) Bash Shell
20 51 (9.62%) Red Hat
21 50 (9.43%) Firewall
22 49 (9.25%) Perl
23 47 (8.87%) ITIL
23 47 (8.87%) TCP/IP
24 45 (8.49%) SQL
24 45 (8.49%) Degree

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 25 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.96%) Apache
3 18 (3.40%) IIS
4 17 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.45%) JBoss
6 13 (2.45%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.70%) nginx
8 9 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.94%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.38%) TPMS
Applications
1 41 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.58%) MS Office
3 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) Simulink
4 5 (0.94%) Windchill
5 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.47%) Office 365
4 14 (2.64%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.13%) GitHub
8 6 (1.13%) IaaS
9 5 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.75%) Route 53
11 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.38%) SaaS
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.89%) DNS
2 50 (9.43%) Firewall
3 47 (8.87%) TCP/IP
4 35 (6.60%) LAN
5 34 (6.42%) DHCP
6 32 (6.04%) SAN
7 30 (5.66%) WAN
8 28 (5.28%) Internet
9 21 (3.96%) SSL
10 19 (3.58%) LDAP
11 17 (3.21%) VPN
12 14 (2.64%) HTTP
12 14 (2.64%) Network Security
13 12 (2.26%) SNMP
14 10 (1.89%) WLAN
15 9 (1.70%) Skype
15 9 (1.70%) VoIP
16 8 (1.51%) IPv6
16 8 (1.51%) NAS
16 8 (1.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.58%) MySQL
3 17 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.26%) Big Data
6 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.94%) Redis
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) GIS
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 30 (5.66%) Rational DOORS
2 25 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.70%) JIRA
5 7 (1.32%) Subversion
6 6 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.75%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.75%) VectorCAST
7 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.57%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.38%) GitLab
9 2 (0.38%) Hudson
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) MSI
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 88 (16.60%) Finance
2 22 (4.15%) Military
3 21 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 16 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.26%) Banking
7 10 (1.89%) Avionics
7 10 (1.89%) Retail
8 9 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.32%) Marketing
10 6 (1.13%) Electronics
10 6 (1.13%) Law
11 5 (0.94%) Automotive
11 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.72%) Web Services
2 11 (2.08%) ELK Stack
3 8 (1.51%) Middleware
4 7 (1.32%) PostGIS
5 6 (1.13%) .NET
5 6 (1.13%) HTML
5 6 (1.13%) LAMP
5 6 (1.13%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.13%) XML
6 5 (0.94%) CSS
6 5 (0.94%) Memcached
6 5 (0.94%) REST
7 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.75%) JSON
7 4 (0.75%) Sensu
7 4 (0.75%) SOAP
7 4 (0.75%) WCF
8 3 (0.57%) WPF
9 2 (0.38%) Ajax
9 2 (0.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.77%) Clustering
4 17 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.26%) Physics
6 10 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.89%) NHS
7 9 (1.70%) RIA
8 6 (1.13%) Replication
8 6 (1.13%) User Experience
9 5 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.75%) PKI
11 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.57%) SCADA
12 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 212 (40.00%) Linux
2 203 (38.30%) Windows
3 124 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 80 (15.09%) Unix
5 64 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (4.53%) Solaris
9 24 (4.53%) Windows 7
10 23 (4.34%) CentOS
11 12 (2.26%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.08%) AIX
13 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.51%) Debian
14 8 (1.51%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.32%) FreeBSD
15 7 (1.32%) HPUX
16 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (10.00%) DevOps
3 47 (8.87%) ITIL
4 32 (6.04%) Configuration Management
4 32 (6.04%) Migration
5 31 (5.85%) Software Engineering
6 30 (5.66%) High Availability
6 30 (5.66%) UML
7 27 (5.09%) Validation
8 26 (4.91%) Requirements Management
9 25 (4.72%) SDLC
10 20 (3.77%) Change Management
10 20 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (3.77%) SysML
11 19 (3.58%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.21%) Patch Management
13 16 (3.02%) Project Management
13 16 (3.02%) Service Management
14 15 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (2.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.09%) Python
2 54 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 53 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 49 (9.25%) Perl
5 45 (8.49%) SQL
6 41 (7.74%) Ruby
7 38 (7.17%) C
8 37 (6.98%) Java
9 22 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.96%) C++
11 13 (2.45%) C#
12 12 (2.26%) PHP
13 11 (2.08%) VBScript
14 8 (1.51%) Go
14 8 (1.51%) Korn
14 8 (1.51%) VB
15 7 (1.32%) Bourne shell
15 7 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.32%) tcsh
16 6 (1.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 45 (8.49%) Degree
4 44 (8.30%) DV Cleared
5 26 (4.91%) MCSE
5 26 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.40%) MCP
8 16 (3.02%) MCSA
9 15 (2.83%) CCNA
10 12 (2.26%) MCITP
11 7 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.32%) CCNP
11 7 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.94%) CCVP
13 4 (0.75%) CCA
13 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.57%) MCDST
14 3 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.45%) QA
2 7 (1.32%) SLA
3 6 (1.13%) ARP4761
3 6 (1.13%) DO-254
4 4 (0.75%) ARP4754
4 4 (0.75%) DO-160
4 4 (0.75%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.38%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.38%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.38%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.38%) JTAG
7 1 (0.19%) BS7799
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.58%) Docker
4 17 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.83%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.45%) GFS2
6 13 (2.45%) GlusterFS
6 13 (2.45%) OCFS2
6 13 (2.45%) Samba
7 11 (2.08%) vSphere
8 9 (1.70%) NFS
8 9 (1.70%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.32%) Postfix
9 7 (1.32%) XenApp
10 6 (1.13%) iptables
10 6 (1.13%) NDS
10 6 (1.13%) Snort
10 6 (1.13%) Squid
10 6 (1.13%) Varnish
10 6 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (13.96%) Puppet
2 37 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (6.23%) Nagios
4 31 (5.85%) Ansible
5 21 (3.96%) SCCM
6 16 (3.02%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (2.83%) SELinux
8 14 (2.64%) CFEngine
9 12 (2.26%) Nessus
9 12 (2.26%) SCOM
10 11 (2.08%) logstash
11 10 (1.89%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.70%) WSUS
13 7 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (1.13%) Kibana
14 6 (1.13%) Netcool
14 6 (1.13%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
15 5 (0.94%) Terraform
15 5 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (24.91%) VMware
2 111 (20.94%) Microsoft
3 57 (10.75%) Cisco
4 51 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 37 (6.98%) HP
6 35 (6.60%) Oracle
7 32 (6.04%) Citrix
8 17 (3.21%) Dell
8 17 (3.21%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.64%) LANDesk
9 14 (2.64%) NetApp
10 13 (2.45%) IBM
11 12 (2.26%) EMC
11 12 (2.26%) Novell
11 12 (2.26%) Splunk
12 11 (2.08%) Symantec
13 9 (1.70%) Intel Security
14 8 (1.51%) Apple
15 7 (1.32%) Lotus
15 7 (1.32%) SAP
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