The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 68 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.35 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+35.56% +5.37%
Systems Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 767 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.57% 93.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 349 371
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Equities
5 3 (33.33%) Front Office
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) KDB
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (11.11%) HNC
7 1 (11.11%) HND
7 1 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) PLM
7 1 (11.11%) Windchill
7 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
7 1 (11.11%) Korn
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) KDB
General
1 3 (33.33%) Front Office
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) PLM
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) SAP