The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 47 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.43% 2.01% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.11% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£430 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £25.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -23.70%
Systems Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 284 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.85% 95.30% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 136 129
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 41
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -42.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Cheltenham -12 2 - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) MODAF
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) RTP
5 1 (12.50%) Telnet
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) RTP
2 1 (12.50%) Telnet
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MODAF
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix