The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 47 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.29 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
Systems Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
295 265 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.06% 97.07% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 151 120
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tonbridge - 1 £450 - 2
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware