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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 309 334 304
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 330 273 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 140 152
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £328
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 48
Average hourly rate £42.00 £23.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.84% -18.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.57 £20.06 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.02 £37.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.77% -25.78%
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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +33 137 £375 +1.35% 38
South East +9 80 £300 +2.56% 32
South West -13 29 £600 +130.54% 22
North West -17 24 £320 +6.66% 9
East of England +10 21 £425 +21.42% 16
West Midlands -4 14 £438 +36.71% 7
Yorkshire -34 11 £450 +50.00% 3
East Midlands -4 5 £254 - 8
Midlands +1 3 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 304 (47.57%) Windows
2 192 (30.05%) VMware
3 176 (27.54%) Linux
4 150 (23.47%) Active Directory
5 126 (19.72%) Microsoft
6 120 (18.78%) Security Cleared
7 118 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (14.71%) PowerShell
9 93 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 89 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 89 (13.93%) SQL
11 88 (13.77%) SC Cleared
12 71 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 70 (10.95%) IIS
14 67 (10.49%) DNS
15 65 (10.17%) Citrix
16 64 (10.02%) SAN
17 62 (9.70%) Cisco
18 60 (9.39%) Red Hat
18 60 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 57 (8.92%) Python
20 57 (8.92%) Finance
21 56 (8.76%) HP
22 55 (8.61%) ITIL
22 55 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 54 (8.45%) UNIX
24 53 (8.29%) MS Excel
25 52 (8.14%) SQL Server
26 47 (7.36%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 70 (10.95%) IIS
3 39 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (5.79%) Apache
5 28 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.13%) Lync
7 17 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.35%) Confluence
10 13 (2.03%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.41%) nginx
13 8 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.94%) JBoss
16 5 (0.78%) Zope
16 5 (0.78%) Jadu
16 5 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.13%) MS Office
3 10 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.10%) Simulink
5 5 (0.78%) Windchill
6 2 (0.31%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.31%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) LabWindows
1 5 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.63%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.16%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.19%) Office 365
3 11 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
7 6 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.78%) SaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.31%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.49%) DNS
2 64 (10.02%) SAN
3 46 (7.20%) Firewall
4 39 (6.10%) DHCP
5 36 (5.63%) LAN
6 35 (5.48%) WAN
7 34 (5.32%) TCP/IP
8 21 (3.29%) VLAN
9 20 (3.13%) LDAP
10 19 (2.97%) VoIP
11 18 (2.82%) Internet
12 15 (2.35%) HTTP
13 13 (2.03%) NAS
14 12 (1.88%) VPN
15 10 (1.56%) SNMP
15 10 (1.56%) ATM
15 10 (1.56%) IPsec
16 9 (1.41%) Wireless
16 9 (1.41%) SSL
17 8 (1.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.48%) MySQL
3 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.78%) MarkLogic
8 5 (0.78%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.47%) Big Data
10 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.31%) DB2
11 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 47 (7.36%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (3.76%) JIRA
3 23 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.72%) Subversion
5 10 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.78%) Maven
8 5 (0.78%) RSpec
8 5 (0.78%) GitLab
9 4 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.63%) Hudson
10 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.16%) Ant
11 1 (0.16%) Redmine
11 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
General
1 57 (8.92%) Finance
2 20 (3.13%) Automotive
2 20 (3.13%) Military
3 19 (2.97%) Banking
4 17 (2.66%) Electronics
5 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.19%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.03%) Law
8 11 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.56%) Retail
10 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.25%) Marketing
11 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.78%) Back Office
13 4 (0.63%) Local Government
13 4 (0.63%) Avionics
14 3 (0.47%) Publishing
14 3 (0.47%) German Language
14 3 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.76%) HTML
2 22 (3.44%) Web Services
3 16 (2.50%) .NET
4 12 (1.88%) XML
5 11 (1.72%) LAMP
6 7 (1.10%) J2EE
6 7 (1.10%) Middleware
6 7 (1.10%) HTML5
7 6 (0.94%) RESTful
8 5 (0.78%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.78%) REST
8 5 (0.78%) MCollective
9 4 (0.63%) OLE
9 4 (0.63%) OLE DB
9 4 (0.63%) SOAP
10 3 (0.47%) Android SDK
10 3 (0.47%) Lucene
10 3 (0.47%) JSP
10 3 (0.47%) SAML
11 2 (0.31%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.54%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.13%) Clustering
4 17 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.19%) PKI
6 10 (1.56%) Physics
7 9 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.10%) iPhone
9 7 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.94%) Human Factors
11 5 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.78%) EPoS
11 5 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.78%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.63%) STB
12 4 (0.63%) CMDB
13 3 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 304 (47.57%) Windows
2 176 (27.54%) Linux
3 118 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (8.45%) UNIX
8 40 (6.26%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.66%) Solaris
10 13 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.88%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.56%) AIX
12 10 (1.56%) CentOS
13 7 (1.10%) SUSE
13 7 (1.10%) Android
14 6 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.78%) Debian
15 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.78%) SmartOS
15 5 (0.78%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (8.61%) ITIL
2 47 (7.36%) Configuration Management
3 43 (6.73%) DevOps
4 40 (6.26%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (6.10%) Migration
5 39 (6.10%) Software Engineering
6 32 (5.01%) UML
7 31 (4.85%) Validation
8 24 (3.76%) E-Commerce
9 23 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (3.60%) Open Source
10 22 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (3.29%) Change Management
12 20 (3.13%) SDLC
13 17 (2.66%) SOA
13 17 (2.66%) SysML
13 17 (2.66%) Requirements Management
14 14 (2.19%) Load Balancing
15 13 (2.03%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 89 (13.93%) SQL
3 57 (8.92%) Python
4 41 (6.42%) Java
5 35 (5.48%) Perl
6 29 (4.54%) Bash Shell
7 23 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 23 (3.60%) C
8 21 (3.29%) PHP
9 16 (2.50%) VBScript
10 15 (2.35%) MATLAB
11 14 (2.19%) Ruby
11 14 (2.19%) VB
12 12 (1.88%) JavaScript
12 12 (1.88%) C#
13 10 (1.56%) C++
14 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.94%) Korn
15 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 88 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.57%) Degree
4 22 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.50%) MCSE
6 15 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.19%) CCNA
7 14 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.03%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.25%) MCP
10 7 (1.10%) MCSA
10 7 (1.10%) MCITP
11 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (0.47%) HND
12 3 (0.47%) CCNP
12 3 (0.47%) RHCE
13 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.31%) CISSP
13 2 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.03%) SLA
2 8 (1.25%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.63%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.31%) DO-160
5 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ARP4754
System Software
1 150 (23.47%) Active Directory
2 89 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.91%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.91%) vSphere
4 18 (2.82%) XenApp
5 15 (2.35%) Docker
6 12 (1.88%) Squid
6 12 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.72%) Varnish
8 10 (1.56%) iptables
9 9 (1.41%) vCloud
10 8 (1.25%) KVM
11 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.78%) Snort
12 5 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.78%) Btrfs
12 5 (0.78%) LXC
13 4 (0.63%) NFS
13 4 (0.63%) Firmware
13 4 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (7.36%) Puppet
2 40 (6.26%) SCCM
3 32 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (4.07%) SCOM
5 22 (3.44%) Backup Exec
6 19 (2.97%) Nagios
7 14 (2.19%) Ansible
8 9 (1.41%) Zenoss
9 8 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.25%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.10%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.10%) yum
10 7 (1.10%) WSUS
10 7 (1.10%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.10%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.78%) Icinga
11 5 (0.78%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.78%) systemd
11 5 (0.78%) Nessus
11 5 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 192 (30.05%) VMware
2 126 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 65 (10.17%) Citrix
4 62 (9.70%) Cisco
5 60 (9.39%) Red Hat
6 56 (8.76%) HP
7 45 (7.04%) Oracle
8 30 (4.69%) Symantec
9 28 (4.38%) EMC
10 21 (3.29%) Juniper
11 19 (2.97%) IBM
12 15 (2.35%) CheckPoint
12 15 (2.35%) F5
13 12 (1.88%) Apple
13 12 (1.88%) Dell
14 11 (1.72%) NetApp
15 10 (1.56%) McAfee
15 10 (1.56%) Mitel
16 9 (1.41%) Avaya
17 8 (1.25%) Atlassian
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