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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 357 336 356
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 289 315 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 178 126
Median daily rate £425 £348 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £28.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +47.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.26 £21.51 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.40 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.10
% change year-on-year
- +51.24%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
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 £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -29 125 £450 +28.57% 51
South East +14 65 £425 +41.66% 30
East of England +17 25 £300 -15.78% 11
North West +1 21 £360 +12.50% 9
South West -2 17 £350 -41.66% 10
Yorkshire +2 14 £363 +27.19% 8
North East -30 7 £310 -
West Midlands -34 7 - -
East Midlands -1 5 - - 1
Midlands -4 2 £275 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 231 (38.25%) Linux
2 193 (31.95%) Windows
3 158 (26.16%) VMware
4 115 (19.04%) Puppet
5 105 (17.38%) Finance
6 103 (17.05%) DevOps
6 103 (17.05%) Windows Server
7 101 (16.72%) Security Cleared
8 100 (16.56%) Microsoft
9 98 (16.23%) Python
10 91 (15.07%) Active Directory
11 85 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
12 81 (13.41%) Unix
13 80 (13.25%) Red Hat
14 76 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 75 (12.42%) PowerShell
16 74 (12.25%) SC Cleared
17 69 (11.42%) Bash Shell
18 68 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 67 (11.09%) Configuration Management
19 67 (11.09%) Perl
20 66 (10.93%) SQL
20 66 (10.93%) ITIL
21 65 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
22 64 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
23 60 (9.93%) Oracle
23 60 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
24 59 (9.77%) DNS
25 56 (9.27%) Ruby
26 55 (9.11%) 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 35 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.80%) IIS
3 28 (4.64%) Apache
3 28 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.14%) MS Exchange
5 19 (3.15%) Confluence
5 19 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.81%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.99%) JBoss
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
10 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.66%) WordPress
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 40 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.99%) Simulink
3 8 (1.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Project
4 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) HipChat
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) assyst
2 2 (0.33%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.81%) Office 365
4 13 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.99%) PaaS
6 7 (1.16%) IaaS
7 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.83%) GitHub
9 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.33%) iTunes
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.77%) DNS
2 51 (8.44%) Firewall
3 37 (6.13%) TCP/IP
4 32 (5.30%) DHCP
5 25 (4.14%) SAN
6 18 (2.98%) Internet
7 16 (2.65%) HTTP
8 14 (2.32%) Network Security
8 14 (2.32%) SNMP
9 12 (1.99%) LAN
10 11 (1.82%) VPN
10 11 (1.82%) WAN
11 10 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.66%) LDAP
11 10 (1.66%) Wireless
12 8 (1.32%) Extranet
12 8 (1.32%) SSH
12 8 (1.32%) SSL
13 7 (1.16%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.47%) MySQL
3 21 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.16%) Redis
8 6 (0.99%) Big Data
8 6 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.66%) GIS
10 4 (0.66%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (9.11%) Rational DOORS
2 39 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 34 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 32 (5.30%) JIRA
5 19 (3.15%) Subversion
6 15 (2.48%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.49%) Hudson
8 8 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 8 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.16%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.83%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.33%) Grunt
13 2 (0.33%) MSI
14 1 (0.17%) MagicDraw
14 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 105 (17.38%) Finance
2 30 (4.97%) Automotive
3 24 (3.97%) Banking
4 20 (3.31%) Military
5 16 (2.65%) Aerospace
5 16 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.66%) Avionics
9 8 (1.32%) Advertising
9 8 (1.32%) Electronics
9 8 (1.32%) Marketing
10 7 (1.16%) Games
10 7 (1.16%) Publishing
11 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.66%) Back Office
12 4 (0.66%) Retail
13 2 (0.33%) Law
13 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.64%) Web Services
2 16 (2.65%) .NET
3 13 (2.15%) XML
4 10 (1.66%) LAMP
5 9 (1.49%) Middleware
6 7 (1.16%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.99%) HTML
7 6 (0.99%) Node.js
7 6 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.99%) Sensu
8 4 (0.66%) CSS
8 4 (0.66%) PostGIS
8 4 (0.66%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.50%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.50%) J2EE
10 2 (0.33%) JMS
10 2 (0.33%) Lucene
10 2 (0.33%) POSIX
10 2 (0.33%) WCF
10 2 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.30%) Clustering
3 20 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.15%) Hedge funds
6 12 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (1.49%) CESG
8 8 (1.32%) ASIC
8 8 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.16%) PlayStation
10 6 (0.99%) Derivative
10 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.99%) Life Science
10 6 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.83%) Handset
12 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.66%) NHS
12 4 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 231 (38.25%) Linux
2 193 (31.95%) Windows
3 103 (17.05%) Windows Server
4 81 (13.41%) Unix
5 68 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (6.46%) Solaris
9 31 (5.13%) CentOS
10 25 (4.14%) Windows 7
11 20 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.82%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.49%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.32%) Debian
14 8 (1.32%) Windows Phone
15 7 (1.16%) AIX
15 7 (1.16%) SUSE
15 7 (1.16%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.83%) Android
16 5 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.05%) DevOps
2 67 (11.09%) Configuration Management
3 66 (10.93%) ITIL
4 60 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (7.62%) Migration
6 41 (6.79%) Validation
7 39 (6.46%) Software Engineering
8 38 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (4.80%) Project Management
10 28 (4.64%) High Availability
10 28 (4.64%) UML
11 26 (4.30%) Open Source
12 24 (3.97%) Service Delivery
13 23 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (3.64%) Requirements Management
15 19 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (2.81%) Integration Testing
17 16 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (2.48%) Service Management
18 15 (2.48%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.23%) Python
2 75 (12.42%) PowerShell
3 69 (11.42%) Bash Shell
4 67 (11.09%) Perl
5 66 (10.93%) SQL
6 56 (9.27%) Ruby
7 48 (7.95%) Java
8 43 (7.12%) C++
9 25 (4.14%) PHP
10 20 (3.31%) VBScript
11 17 (2.81%) C
11 17 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.32%) Bourne shell
13 13 (2.15%) Korn
13 13 (2.15%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.99%) C#
15 11 (1.82%) VB
16 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.99%) JavaScript
17 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 74 (12.25%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.64%) Degree
3 28 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.14%) MCSE
5 24 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.48%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.81%) CCNA
7 17 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.49%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.32%) CCNP
10 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.16%) MCSA
11 4 (0.66%) MCP
11 4 (0.66%) RHCE
12 3 (0.50%) CCDE
12 3 (0.50%) CCIE
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.15%) SLA
2 12 (1.99%) QA
3 9 (1.49%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.50%) ARP4761
6 3 (0.50%) DO-160
6 3 (0.50%) DO-254
7 2 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.33%) ARP4754
7 2 (0.33%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.17%) ISO26262
System Software
1 91 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 76 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.97%) vSphere
6 20 (3.31%) Docker
6 20 (3.31%) XenApp
7 12 (1.99%) Firmware
7 12 (1.99%) GlusterFS
8 11 (1.82%) GFS2
8 11 (1.82%) OCFS2
9 9 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.32%) NFS
10 8 (1.32%) UAG
11 7 (1.16%) vCloud
11 7 (1.16%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.99%) KVM
12 6 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.83%) XenServer
14 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 115 (19.04%) Puppet
2 65 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (8.44%) Ansible
4 47 (7.78%) SCOM
5 37 (6.13%) SCCM
6 32 (5.30%) Nagios
7 15 (2.48%) CFEngine
8 13 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (1.99%) SELinux
10 11 (1.82%) WSUS
11 10 (1.66%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.66%) Terraform
12 9 (1.49%) Control-M
12 9 (1.49%) OpenView
13 8 (1.32%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (1.32%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (1.16%) logstash
14 7 (1.16%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.16%) Xymon
Vendors
1 158 (26.16%) VMware
2 100 (16.56%) Microsoft
3 80 (13.25%) Red Hat
4 60 (9.93%) Oracle
5 50 (8.28%) Cisco
6 49 (8.11%) Citrix
7 44 (7.28%) HP
8 34 (5.63%) IBM
9 20 (3.31%) EMC
9 20 (3.31%) NetApp
10 19 (3.15%) Splunk
11 16 (2.65%) Juniper
11 16 (2.65%) Symantec
12 13 (2.15%) Dell
13 11 (1.82%) Veritas
14 10 (1.66%) BMC
14 10 (1.66%) Sun
15 7 (1.16%) Apple
15 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.16%) CA
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