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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 357 413 348
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 260 212 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 97 152
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 53
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.57 £44.90 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +41.53%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -3 83 £424 +14.20% 38
South East +29 63 £375 +7.14% 31
South West +29 32 £330 +20.00% 5
East of England +13 23 £325 -18.75% 7
Yorkshire +32 15 £325 -22.15% 4
North West -3 14 £415 +18.57% 5
West Midlands -4 12 £320 -1.53% 3
East Midlands -9 6 £280 -25.33% 10
North East - 6 £425 - 1
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 211 (39.44%) Linux
2 194 (36.26%) Windows
3 133 (24.86%) VMware
4 127 (23.74%) Active Directory
5 114 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 113 (21.12%) Security Cleared
7 109 (20.37%) Windows Server
8 94 (17.57%) Puppet
9 86 (16.07%) Finance
10 78 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (14.21%) Unix
12 74 (13.83%) SC Cleared
13 67 (12.52%) Python
14 65 (12.15%) Cisco
15 60 (11.21%) DevOps
16 59 (11.03%) DNS
17 58 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 55 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
19 54 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 52 (9.72%) Firewall
21 51 (9.53%) Red Hat
22 49 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 49 (9.16%) PowerShell
23 43 (8.04%) DHCP
23 43 (8.04%) Bash Shell
24 42 (7.85%) ITIL
25 40 (7.48%) TCP/IP
25 40 (7.48%) HP
25 40 (7.48%) Ruby

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 30 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.30%) Apache
3 19 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.99%) IIS
5 13 (2.43%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.24%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.68%) JBoss
8 8 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.93%) GroupWise
10 5 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.56%) nginx
12 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.37%) Confluence
13 2 (0.37%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.55%) MS Office
3 8 (1.50%) Simulink
4 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.93%) Windchill
6 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project
8 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) assyst
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.67%) Office 365
4 13 (2.43%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.31%) IaaS
7 5 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.75%) Route 53
9 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) iTunes
9 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.03%) DNS
2 52 (9.72%) Firewall
3 43 (8.04%) DHCP
4 40 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 32 (5.98%) LAN
6 30 (5.61%) SAN
6 30 (5.61%) WAN
7 29 (5.42%) Internet
8 20 (3.74%) VPN
9 17 (3.18%) LDAP
10 16 (2.99%) SSL
11 14 (2.62%) SNMP
12 12 (2.24%) HTTP
12 12 (2.24%) Network Security
13 11 (2.06%) WLAN
14 10 (1.87%) NAS
14 10 (1.87%) Wireless
15 8 (1.50%) VoIP
16 7 (1.31%) SMTP
16 7 (1.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.11%) MySQL
3 10 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.50%) Big Data
5 7 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.56%) Redis
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.19%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 32 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.79%) Rational DOORS
3 27 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.18%) JIRA
5 9 (1.68%) Hudson
6 8 (1.50%) Subversion
7 4 (0.75%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.37%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.37%) Maven
9 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.19%) PVCS
10 1 (0.19%) Rational Robot
10 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 86 (16.07%) Finance
2 24 (4.49%) Military
3 20 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.18%) Aerospace
5 16 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.06%) Banking
8 10 (1.87%) Retail
9 8 (1.50%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.31%) Publishing
11 6 (1.12%) Automotive
11 6 (1.12%) Avionics
11 6 (1.12%) Electronics
11 6 (1.12%) Law
11 6 (1.12%) Marketing
12 3 (0.56%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.11%) Web Services
2 9 (1.68%) Middleware
3 7 (1.31%) LAMP
3 7 (1.31%) PostGIS
3 7 (1.31%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.93%) HTML
4 5 (0.93%) REST
4 5 (0.93%) XML
5 4 (0.75%) ELK Stack
5 4 (0.75%) JSON
5 4 (0.75%) Sensu
5 4 (0.75%) SOAP
6 3 (0.56%) .NET
6 3 (0.56%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
7 2 (0.37%) WCF
8 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.19%) Celery
8 1 (0.19%) OpenJDK
8 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.23%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.11%) Clustering
4 17 (3.18%) Hedge funds
5 13 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.06%) NHS
7 10 (1.87%) ASIC
7 10 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.50%) CESG
8 8 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.31%) RIA
10 6 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.12%) Physics
10 6 (1.12%) PKI
11 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.56%) SCADA
12 3 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 211 (39.44%) Linux
2 194 (36.26%) Windows
3 109 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 76 (14.21%) Unix
5 58 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (5.42%) Solaris
10 26 (4.86%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.55%) CentOS
12 12 (2.24%) AIX
13 11 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.06%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.87%) HPUX
15 9 (1.68%) Debian
16 8 (1.50%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.37%) Android
18 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.21%) DevOps
2 55 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (7.85%) ITIL
4 35 (6.54%) Configuration Management
4 35 (6.54%) Migration
5 31 (5.79%) High Availability
6 27 (5.05%) Software Engineering
7 25 (4.67%) Patch Management
7 25 (4.67%) Requirements Management
7 25 (4.67%) UML
7 25 (4.67%) Validation
8 24 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (3.55%) Project Management
11 16 (2.99%) Change Management
12 14 (2.62%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (2.43%) Regression Testing
13 13 (2.43%) SysML
13 13 (2.43%) V-Model
14 12 (2.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (12.52%) Python
2 49 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 43 (8.04%) Bash Shell
4 40 (7.48%) Ruby
5 37 (6.92%) Perl
6 36 (6.73%) Java
7 27 (5.05%) C
8 25 (4.67%) C++
8 25 (4.67%) SQL
9 23 (4.30%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.18%) VBScript
11 10 (1.87%) C#
12 9 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.50%) Bourne shell
14 7 (1.31%) Go
14 7 (1.31%) Korn
14 7 (1.31%) PHP
15 4 (0.75%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.75%) Scala
15 4 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (21.12%) Security Cleared
2 74 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.17%) Degree
3 33 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.93%) MCSE
7 17 (3.18%) CCNA
8 13 (2.43%) MCP
9 12 (2.24%) AWS Certification
10 10 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.87%) MCSA
11 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.31%) MCITP
11 7 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.12%) CCNP
13 5 (0.93%) CCA
13 5 (0.93%) CCVP
13 5 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.87%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) ARP4761
2 6 (1.12%) DO-254
2 6 (1.12%) SLA
3 5 (0.93%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.75%) ARP4754
4 4 (0.75%) DO-160
5 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.37%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.37%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.37%) JTAG
7 1 (0.19%) BS7799
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) MISRA
7 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 127 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 58 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.55%) GlusterFS
4 18 (3.36%) GFS2
4 18 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.36%) OCFS2
5 13 (2.43%) Docker
6 12 (2.24%) NFS
6 12 (2.24%) vSphere
7 11 (2.06%) Firmware
7 11 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.06%) XenApp
8 10 (1.87%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.31%) Samba
9 7 (1.31%) vCloud
9 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.12%) NDS
10 6 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 94 (17.57%) Puppet
2 40 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (5.61%) Ansible
4 21 (3.93%) Failover Clustering
4 21 (3.93%) SCCM
5 20 (3.74%) SELinux
6 19 (3.55%) CFEngine
7 15 (2.80%) SCOM
8 13 (2.43%) Nagios
8 13 (2.43%) Terraform
9 10 (1.87%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.87%) WSUS
10 7 (1.31%) Nessus
10 7 (1.31%) Netcool
11 6 (1.12%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.93%) Grafana
12 5 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.75%) logstash
13 4 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 133 (24.86%) VMware
2 114 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 65 (12.15%) Cisco
4 51 (9.53%) Red Hat
5 40 (7.48%) HP
6 39 (7.29%) Citrix
7 34 (6.36%) Oracle
8 24 (4.49%) IBM
9 20 (3.74%) NetApp
10 15 (2.80%) Dell
11 14 (2.62%) Symantec
12 11 (2.06%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.87%) Novell
14 9 (1.68%) Apple
14 9 (1.68%) Splunk
15 8 (1.50%) CA
15 8 (1.50%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.31%) EMC
16 7 (1.31%) LANDesk
17 6 (1.12%) NETGEAR
Teeside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £30 Per Hour £30.00
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Isource IT
Rate: £0 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
Rate: From £27,800 to £49,400 per annum (dependent upon experience)
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: 17 days ago