The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% 3.36% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 3.46% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -11.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £37.50 £46.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.30 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 434 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.00% 97.09% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 274 234
Median daily rate £375 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 67 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £46.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Preston -4 7 - -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Lancashire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Perl
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Avionics
3 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (33.33%) Netcool
4 5 (33.33%) Ada
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) CA
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) HPUX
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) VBScript
4 5 (33.33%) Bourne shell
4 5 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
4 5 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (26.67%) VectorCAST
4 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (6.67%) Rational Robot
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Avionics
2 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) HPUX
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Hazard Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) HOOD
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Ada
2 5 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Korn
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (33.33%) Netcool
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) CA
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle