The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 27 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.72% - 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
241 200 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.88% 94.34% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 136
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £313 -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Kent region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (68.75%) Nessus
2 11 (68.75%) MCITP
2 11 (68.75%) LANDesk
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) MCP
2 11 (68.75%) MCSE
2 11 (68.75%) MCSA
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Server Patching
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Informatics
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Informatics
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) MCITP
1 11 (68.75%) MCP
1 11 (68.75%) MCSA
1 11 (68.75%) MCSE
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) LANDesk
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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