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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 305 359 288
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 324 237 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.51% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 96 132
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £303
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +50 136 £388 +0.64% 51
South East +4 82 £338 +3.84% 43
South West +3 31 £300 -10.44% 16
North West -5 19 £475 +150.00% 13
East of England +24 16 £282 -29.62% 13
Yorkshire -14 15 £378 -6.79% 4
East Midlands +12 12 £305 +1.66% 6
West Midlands -8 10 £450 - 10
North East - 3 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 290 (47.70%) Windows
2 189 (31.09%) VMware
3 163 (26.81%) Linux
4 154 (25.33%) Active Directory
5 135 (22.20%) Microsoft
6 120 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 107 (17.60%) SQL
9 99 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 92 (15.13%) UNIX
11 89 (14.64%) PowerShell
12 83 (13.65%) SC Cleared
13 81 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 75 (12.34%) DNS
15 69 (11.35%) MS Exchange
16 68 (11.18%) Python
17 67 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
18 66 (10.86%) ITIL
19 63 (10.36%) IIS
20 59 (9.70%) Cisco
21 58 (9.54%) HP
22 57 (9.38%) Java
22 57 (9.38%) Finance
23 54 (8.88%) Red Hat
23 54 (8.88%) Citrix
24 51 (8.39%) Configuration Management
25 50 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
25 50 (8.22%) DevOps
26 49 (8.06%) Software Engineering
26 49 (8.06%) SAN

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 63 (10.36%) IIS
3 45 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.59%) Apache
5 33 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 24 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.13%) Lync
8 10 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.82%) JBoss
11 5 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.45%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.82%) Simulink
4 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.33%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.33%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.33%) assyst
2 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.64%) Office 365
4 8 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.82%) Route 53
8 4 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.66%) SaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.33%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.34%) DNS
2 49 (8.06%) SAN
3 48 (7.89%) DHCP
4 46 (7.57%) Firewall
5 43 (7.07%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.13%) WAN
7 18 (2.96%) LAN
8 17 (2.80%) SSL
9 14 (2.30%) VLAN
9 14 (2.30%) Internet
9 14 (2.30%) HTTP
10 12 (1.97%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.64%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.64%) LDAP
12 9 (1.48%) VoIP
12 9 (1.48%) Wireless
13 8 (1.32%) LTE
13 8 (1.32%) Network Security
13 8 (1.32%) Intranet
14 7 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.78%) MySQL
3 16 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.66%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.66%) DB2
11 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.33%) Big Data
12 2 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.96%) JIRA
3 17 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.97%) Subversion
4 12 (1.97%) Maven
5 9 (1.48%) Hudson
6 7 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.66%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.66%) Ant
9 3 (0.49%) Selenium
10 2 (0.33%) CANoe
10 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.33%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 57 (9.38%) Finance
2 13 (2.14%) Military
2 13 (2.14%) Banking
3 12 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.64%) Law
6 8 (1.32%) Retail
7 7 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.99%) Avionics
8 6 (0.99%) Electronics
9 5 (0.82%) Automotive
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
9 5 (0.82%) Marketing
10 4 (0.66%) Front Office
10 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.66%) Publishing
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.61%) Web Services
2 27 (4.44%) HTML
3 22 (3.62%) .NET
4 16 (2.63%) XML
5 10 (1.64%) LAMP
5 10 (1.64%) J2EE
6 7 (1.15%) Middleware
6 7 (1.15%) Application Packaging
7 6 (0.99%) HTML5
8 4 (0.66%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.66%) WebSockets
8 4 (0.66%) Lucene
9 3 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.49%) RESTful
10 2 (0.33%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.33%) Spring
10 2 (0.33%) Java EE
10 2 (0.33%) jQuery
10 2 (0.33%) SAML
10 2 (0.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.62%) Clustering
3 20 (3.29%) PKI
4 14 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.30%) Open Source
4 14 (2.30%) Private Cloud
5 12 (1.97%) Replication
6 11 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.99%) Human Factors
8 6 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.99%) NHS
9 5 (0.82%) Biometrics
9 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.82%) SCADA
9 5 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (0.66%) CMDB
11 3 (0.49%) GIS
11 3 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 290 (47.70%) Windows
2 163 (26.81%) Linux
3 120 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (15.13%) UNIX
5 81 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (7.40%) Windows 7
8 39 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.13%) Solaris
10 16 (2.63%) CentOS
11 14 (2.30%) AIX
11 14 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.64%) Debian
14 7 (1.15%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.15%) SUSE
15 6 (0.99%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.82%) VMS
16 5 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (10.86%) ITIL
2 51 (8.39%) Configuration Management
3 50 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (8.22%) DevOps
4 49 (8.06%) Software Engineering
4 49 (8.06%) Migration
5 36 (5.92%) UML
6 30 (4.93%) Validation
7 23 (3.78%) Change Management
8 19 (3.13%) Requirements Management
9 18 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (2.96%) E-Commerce
9 18 (2.96%) Project Management
10 17 (2.80%) Use Case
10 17 (2.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (2.30%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (2.14%) High Availability
12 13 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (17.60%) SQL
2 89 (14.64%) PowerShell
3 68 (11.18%) Python
4 57 (9.38%) Java
5 35 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 32 (5.26%) Perl
7 30 (4.93%) Shell Script
8 25 (4.11%) PHP
9 22 (3.62%) C
9 22 (3.62%) C++
10 20 (3.29%) Ruby
11 18 (2.96%) C#
12 16 (2.63%) VBScript
13 14 (2.30%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.48%) VB
15 8 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.99%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.82%) Delphi
17 5 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 114 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 83 (13.65%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.61%) DV Cleared
3 28 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.11%) Degree
5 14 (2.30%) MCITP
6 13 (2.14%) MCSE
7 11 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.48%) CCNA
9 8 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.15%) MCP
11 6 (0.99%) CCNP
12 5 (0.82%) CCA
12 5 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.82%) CCEA
12 5 (0.82%) RHCT
12 5 (0.82%) CCIA
13 4 (0.66%) HNC
14 3 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.95%) SLA
2 12 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.66%) DO-254
3 4 (0.66%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.16%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.16%) DO-160
System Software
1 154 (25.33%) Active Directory
2 99 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.77%) vSphere
4 22 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.64%) XenApp
6 10 (1.64%) XenServer
6 10 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.64%) Firmware
7 8 (1.32%) UAG
7 8 (1.32%) Varnish
7 8 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.32%) Samba
8 7 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.99%) Docker
10 5 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.82%) Xen
10 5 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (7.73%) Puppet
2 44 (7.24%) SCCM
3 33 (5.43%) SCOM
4 24 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.62%) Nagios
6 13 (2.14%) Ansible
7 11 (1.81%) yum
8 10 (1.64%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.32%) Cobbler
9 8 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (1.15%) WSUS
10 7 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.99%) Icinga
11 6 (0.99%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.82%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (0.66%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 189 (31.09%) VMware
2 135 (22.20%) Microsoft
3 59 (9.70%) Cisco
4 58 (9.54%) HP
5 54 (8.88%) Red Hat
5 54 (8.88%) Citrix
6 49 (8.06%) Oracle
7 32 (5.26%) EMC
8 23 (3.78%) NetApp
8 23 (3.78%) IBM
8 23 (3.78%) Sun
9 15 (2.47%) Websense
10 14 (2.30%) Dell
11 13 (2.14%) Juniper
12 12 (1.97%) Symantec
13 11 (1.81%) McAfee
14 9 (1.48%) Mercator
15 8 (1.32%) Remedy
15 8 (1.32%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.15%) BMC
London
Talent International
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £45.47 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £35 - £40 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £40 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £32 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day then £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0000 - £30 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £27 - £45 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago