The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 42 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.58% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £29.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -7.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.46 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +74.19%
Systems Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 504 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 98.36% 96.55% 90.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 269 239
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 74 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
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 Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Essex region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Essex region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Basildon - 4 £325 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Systems Engineer
East of England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Essex region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WLAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (20.00%) Novell
6 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (20.00%) assyst
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Office 365
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Siemens
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) CCNA

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCA
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) NDS
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Novell
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Siemens
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Altiris
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec