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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 367 371 358
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 264 287 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 131 142
Median daily rate £418 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 60
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £25.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £19.03 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.46 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +74.19%
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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 85 £475 +26.66% 46
South East +21 82 £425 +25.55% 52
South West +17 31 £350 -41.66% 23
East of England +21 27 £335 -21.17% 22
North West -4 13 £343 +7.03% 10
Yorkshire +18 12 £300 -34.06% 4
West Midlands -22 7 £286 +1.32% 5
East Midlands -16 3 - - 3
North East -20 2 - - 1
Midlands -3 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 233 (40.45%) Linux
2 176 (30.56%) Windows
3 138 (23.96%) VMware
4 122 (21.18%) Puppet
5 105 (18.23%) Security Cleared
6 103 (17.88%) Finance
7 101 (17.53%) Windows Server
8 97 (16.84%) Python
8 97 (16.84%) Microsoft
9 95 (16.49%) Active Directory
10 94 (16.32%) Unix
11 87 (15.10%) DevOps
12 86 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
13 71 (12.33%) SC Cleared
14 68 (11.81%) Bash Shell
15 66 (11.46%) Cisco
16 65 (11.28%) ITIL
16 65 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
18 59 (10.24%) Perl
18 59 (10.24%) Red Hat
19 58 (10.07%) DNS
20 57 (9.90%) Configuration Management
20 57 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
21 56 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 55 (9.55%) Ruby
22 55 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
23 54 (9.38%) PowerShell
24 52 (9.03%) Firewall
25 51 (8.85%) Citrix

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 26 (4.51%) Apache
2 24 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.43%) IIS
6 13 (2.26%) Confluence
6 13 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.22%) JBoss
10 6 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.87%) CMS
12 4 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.74%) MS Office
3 9 (1.56%) Simulink
4 6 (1.04%) MS Project
4 6 (1.04%) Windchill
5 3 (0.52%) HipChat
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.17%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) assyst
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.51%) Office 365
4 10 (1.74%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.56%) PaaS
6 8 (1.39%) IaaS
7 6 (1.04%) GitHub
8 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.35%) iTunes
11 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.17%) Heroku
12 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.07%) DNS
2 52 (9.03%) Firewall
3 43 (7.47%) TCP/IP
4 35 (6.08%) DHCP
5 32 (5.56%) Internet
6 28 (4.86%) SAN
7 24 (4.17%) LAN
8 23 (3.99%) WAN
9 19 (3.30%) HTTP
10 15 (2.60%) SNMP
10 15 (2.60%) SSL
10 15 (2.60%) VPN
11 14 (2.43%) LDAP
12 10 (1.74%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.74%) Network Security
13 9 (1.56%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.56%) VoIP
13 9 (1.56%) Wireless
14 8 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.03%) MySQL
3 15 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.39%) Big Data
6 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.39%) Redis
7 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.69%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.52%) GIS
9 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.17%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (7.64%) Rational DOORS
2 36 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.21%) JIRA
5 13 (2.26%) Subversion
6 12 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.91%) Hudson
8 7 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.04%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.87%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.69%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.35%) ClearQuest
14 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 103 (17.88%) Finance
2 21 (3.65%) Aerospace
3 20 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.30%) Military
5 16 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.60%) Automotive
7 13 (2.26%) Banking
8 11 (1.91%) Avionics
8 11 (1.91%) Retail
9 9 (1.56%) Publishing
10 8 (1.39%) Electronics
11 7 (1.22%) Marketing
12 6 (1.04%) Advertising
13 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.52%) Back Office
14 3 (0.52%) Games
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
16 1 (0.17%) Law
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.30%) Web Services
2 11 (1.91%) XML
3 10 (1.74%) LAMP
4 8 (1.39%) HTML
4 8 (1.39%) Middleware
5 7 (1.22%) ELK Stack
5 7 (1.22%) PostGIS
6 6 (1.04%) CSS
6 6 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.87%) .NET
7 5 (0.87%) Node.js
7 5 (0.87%) Sensu
8 4 (0.69%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.52%) JSON
10 2 (0.35%) REST
10 2 (0.35%) SOAP
10 2 (0.35%) XSLT
11 1 (0.17%) Lucene
11 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.17%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.90%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.21%) Clustering
3 22 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 19 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.74%) ASIC
6 10 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (1.39%) CESG
7 8 (1.39%) NHS
8 7 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.04%) Derivative
9 6 (1.04%) RIA
10 5 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.87%) Physics
11 4 (0.69%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.69%) Handset
11 4 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 233 (40.45%) Linux
2 176 (30.56%) Windows
3 101 (17.53%) Windows Server
4 94 (16.32%) Unix
5 56 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (5.56%) Solaris
9 27 (4.69%) Windows 7
10 21 (3.65%) CentOS
11 20 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.26%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.91%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.56%) Debian
15 7 (1.22%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.04%) AIX
16 6 (1.04%) HPUX
16 6 (1.04%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.10%) DevOps
2 65 (11.28%) ITIL
3 64 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (9.90%) Configuration Management
5 44 (7.64%) Migration
6 40 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (6.08%) Software Engineering
8 34 (5.90%) High Availability
8 34 (5.90%) Validation
9 30 (5.21%) Service Delivery
9 30 (5.21%) UML
10 27 (4.69%) Project Management
11 25 (4.34%) Patch Management
12 24 (4.17%) Open Source
13 22 (3.82%) Requirements Management
14 17 (2.95%) SysML
15 15 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (2.43%) Incident Management
16 14 (2.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (16.84%) Python
2 68 (11.81%) Bash Shell
3 59 (10.24%) Perl
4 55 (9.55%) Ruby
5 54 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 48 (8.33%) SQL
7 41 (7.12%) Java
8 35 (6.08%) C++
9 23 (3.99%) PHP
10 22 (3.82%) C
11 18 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.13%) VBScript
12 11 (1.91%) Bourne shell
12 11 (1.91%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.74%) C#
13 10 (1.74%) Korn
14 8 (1.39%) Go
14 8 (1.39%) VB
15 6 (1.04%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 71 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.08%) Degree
4 26 (4.51%) DV Cleared
5 25 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (3.82%) MCSE
8 17 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.26%) CCNA
10 11 (1.91%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (1.56%) CCNP
12 9 (1.56%) MCSA
13 8 (1.39%) MCP
14 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.69%) CCVP
16 3 (0.52%) CCA
16 3 (0.52%) CCDE
16 3 (0.52%) CCIE
16 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.60%) SLA
2 11 (1.91%) QA
3 9 (1.56%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.22%) ARP4761
4 7 (1.22%) DO-254
5 6 (1.04%) DO-160
6 5 (0.87%) ARP4754
6 5 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.69%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.52%) ISO26262
9 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.35%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.35%) JTAG
10 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.17%) MISRA
10 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 65 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.34%) vSphere
4 23 (3.99%) GlusterFS
5 22 (3.82%) GFS2
5 22 (3.82%) OCFS2
6 21 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.47%) Docker
7 20 (3.47%) Hyper-V
7 20 (3.47%) XenApp
8 12 (2.08%) Firmware
8 12 (2.08%) NFS
9 8 (1.39%) UAG
9 8 (1.39%) vCloud
9 8 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.87%) KVM
11 5 (0.87%) Squid
11 5 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 122 (21.18%) Puppet
2 57 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (8.68%) Ansible
4 37 (6.42%) SCOM
5 31 (5.38%) SCCM
6 29 (5.03%) Nagios
7 26 (4.51%) CFEngine
8 23 (3.99%) Failover Clustering
8 23 (3.99%) SELinux
9 12 (2.08%) Terraform
10 8 (1.39%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.39%) Grafana
11 7 (1.22%) WSUS
12 6 (1.04%) Control-M
12 6 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
12 6 (1.04%) Kibana
12 6 (1.04%) logstash
12 6 (1.04%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 5 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 138 (23.96%) VMware
2 97 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 66 (11.46%) Cisco
4 59 (10.24%) Red Hat
5 51 (8.85%) Citrix
6 45 (7.81%) Oracle
7 41 (7.12%) HP
8 26 (4.51%) IBM
9 18 (3.13%) NetApp
10 17 (2.95%) Symantec
11 13 (2.26%) Splunk
12 12 (2.08%) Juniper
13 10 (1.74%) EMC
14 9 (1.56%) Apple
15 8 (1.39%) Dell
16 6 (1.04%) BMC
16 6 (1.04%) CA
16 6 (1.04%) CheckPoint
16 6 (1.04%) Siemens
16 6 (1.04%) Sun
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Billingham, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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West London
PCR
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Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
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Rate: £390.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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TEKsystems
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Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Day rate is up to £525 per day
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Kent
Church International Ltd.
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