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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 338 326 377
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 318 311 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 167 98
Median daily rate £375 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 39
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £20.19 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -28 138 £431 +23.21% 45
South East 0 74 £375 +13.03% 24
South West -3 26 £338 +14.40% 8
North West -10 19 £334 -29.73% 9
East of England +3 17 £349 +9.32% 17
East Midlands +15 14 £350 -3.44% 7
Yorkshire +12 12 £294 -27.46% 9
West Midlands -10 10 £390 -13.33% 4
North East -38 6 £310 - 2
Midlands -2 2 £275 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 216 (37.83%) Windows
2 206 (36.08%) Linux
3 162 (28.37%) VMware
4 123 (21.54%) Windows Server
5 111 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 106 (18.56%) Security Cleared
7 99 (17.34%) Finance
8 98 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (16.99%) Active Directory
10 88 (15.41%) Python
10 88 (15.41%) PowerShell
10 88 (15.41%) DevOps
11 86 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (13.84%) SQL
13 76 (13.31%) Puppet
14 73 (12.78%) Unix
14 73 (12.78%) Red Hat
15 70 (12.26%) ITIL
15 70 (12.26%) SC Cleared
16 65 (11.38%) Oracle
17 63 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 62 (10.86%) Perl
19 61 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 58 (10.16%) SQL Server
21 57 (9.98%) DNS
21 57 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
22 56 (9.81%) MS Excel
23 55 (9.63%) Bash Shell
24 53 (9.28%) Configuration Management
24 53 (9.28%) Rational DOORS

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 34 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.60%) IIS
3 30 (5.25%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.03%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.85%) Apache
7 18 (3.15%) Confluence
7 18 (3.15%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.98%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.05%) CMS
11 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.88%) JBoss
13 4 (0.70%) Node.js
13 4 (0.70%) WordPress
14 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.63%) MS Office
3 12 (2.10%) Simulink
4 6 (1.05%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) HipChat
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.35%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.73%) Office 365
3 22 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.10%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.58%) PaaS
6 8 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.88%) IaaS
9 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.53%) SaaS
9 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) Heroku
11 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.98%) DNS
2 45 (7.88%) Firewall
3 35 (6.13%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.20%) DHCP
5 23 (4.03%) SAN
6 19 (3.33%) LAN
7 17 (2.98%) WAN
8 12 (2.10%) Internet
9 11 (1.93%) HTTP
9 11 (1.93%) Network Security
10 10 (1.75%) Wireless
11 9 (1.58%) VPN
12 7 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.23%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.23%) LDAP
13 6 (1.05%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.05%) NetScaler
13 6 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.05%) SNMP
13 6 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.20%) MySQL
3 21 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.10%) GIS
6 9 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.70%) Big Data
9 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.53%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (9.28%) Rational DOORS
2 23 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.68%) JIRA
4 18 (3.15%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.63%) Subversion
6 14 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.40%) MSBuild
7 8 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.05%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.88%) MSI
10 4 (0.70%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.35%) Grunt
11 2 (0.35%) Hudson
11 2 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.18%) CANoe
12 1 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
General
1 99 (17.34%) Finance
2 31 (5.43%) Automotive
3 25 (4.38%) Aerospace
4 22 (3.85%) Banking
4 22 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.63%) Electronics
7 12 (2.10%) Military
8 11 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.58%) Avionics
9 9 (1.58%) Marketing
10 8 (1.40%) Games
11 5 (0.88%) Publishing
12 4 (0.70%) Advertising
12 4 (0.70%) Retail
13 3 (0.53%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.25%) Web Services
2 20 (3.50%) .NET
3 14 (2.45%) XML
4 8 (1.40%) LAMP
5 7 (1.23%) ELK Stack
6 5 (0.88%) CSS
6 5 (0.88%) HTML
6 5 (0.88%) Middleware
7 4 (0.70%) J2EE
7 4 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.53%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.53%) Lucene
8 3 (0.53%) OpenJDK
8 3 (0.53%) REST
8 3 (0.53%) Sensu
8 3 (0.53%) XSLT
9 2 (0.35%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) POSIX
9 2 (0.35%) STL
9 2 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.15%) Clustering
3 18 (3.15%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (2.10%) Hedge funds
4 12 (2.10%) User Experience
5 9 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.23%) Life Science
6 7 (1.23%) PlayStation
7 6 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.88%) Derivative
8 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.88%) Statistics
9 4 (0.70%) Biometrics
9 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.70%) Physics
9 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.70%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 216 (37.83%) Windows
2 206 (36.08%) Linux
3 123 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 86 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (12.78%) Unix
6 63 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (6.48%) Windows 7
9 30 (5.25%) CentOS
9 30 (5.25%) Solaris
10 24 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.28%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.58%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.40%) SUSE
14 7 (1.23%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.05%) AIX
15 6 (1.05%) Debian
15 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.05%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.41%) DevOps
2 70 (12.26%) ITIL
3 53 (9.28%) Configuration Management
4 47 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (8.23%) Migration
5 46 (8.06%) Validation
6 41 (7.18%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.30%) Project Management
8 26 (4.55%) Open Source
9 25 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (4.38%) UML
10 22 (3.85%) Service Management
11 21 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (3.68%) High Availability
12 19 (3.33%) Integration Testing
12 19 (3.33%) SysML
13 17 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (2.98%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (2.98%) Requirements Management
14 16 (2.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.41%) PowerShell
1 88 (15.41%) Python
2 79 (13.84%) SQL
3 62 (10.86%) Perl
4 55 (9.63%) Bash Shell
5 43 (7.53%) Ruby
6 40 (7.01%) Java
7 38 (6.65%) C++
8 28 (4.90%) C
9 22 (3.85%) PHP
10 21 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.50%) C#
12 14 (2.45%) VB
13 13 (2.28%) Bourne shell
13 13 (2.28%) MATLAB
13 13 (2.28%) VBScript
14 12 (2.10%) Korn
15 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.58%) VC++
16 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 106 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 70 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.60%) Degree
4 31 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (4.73%) DV Cleared
6 26 (4.55%) MCSE
7 16 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (2.63%) MCSA
9 13 (2.28%) CCNA
10 8 (1.40%) CCNP
10 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.23%) MCP
11 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.70%) RHCE
14 3 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.28%) SLA
2 10 (1.75%) QA
3 9 (1.58%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.35%) ARP4761
6 2 (0.35%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.35%) DO-160
6 2 (0.35%) DO-254
6 2 (0.35%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.18%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 98 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (16.99%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.55%) vSphere
6 20 (3.50%) XenApp
7 17 (2.98%) Docker
8 10 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (1.58%) Firmware
9 9 (1.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.05%) KVM
11 6 (1.05%) UAG
11 6 (1.05%) XenServer
12 5 (0.88%) GFS2
12 5 (0.88%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.88%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.70%) NFS
14 3 (0.53%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 76 (13.31%) Puppet
2 49 (8.58%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (7.18%) SCOM
4 38 (6.65%) SCCM
5 34 (5.95%) Ansible
6 33 (5.78%) Nagios
7 17 (2.98%) WSUS
8 11 (1.93%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.93%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.58%) Control-M
9 9 (1.58%) OpenView
10 8 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.40%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.23%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.23%) Xymon
12 6 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
12 6 (1.05%) Packer
12 6 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (1.05%) vRealize
13 5 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 162 (28.37%) VMware
2 111 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 73 (12.78%) Red Hat
4 65 (11.38%) Oracle
5 51 (8.93%) HP
6 49 (8.58%) Cisco
7 47 (8.23%) Citrix
8 28 (4.90%) IBM
9 26 (4.55%) NetApp
10 22 (3.85%) Splunk
11 20 (3.50%) Symantec
12 18 (3.15%) EMC
13 16 (2.80%) BMC
14 14 (2.45%) Dell
15 13 (2.28%) Juniper
15 13 (2.28%) Sun
16 11 (1.93%) Veritas
17 10 (1.75%) CA
18 8 (1.40%) Intel Security
18 8 (1.40%) SAP
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