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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 32 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 1.08% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
Systems Engineer
North 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 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
295 526 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.55% 94.60% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 387 223
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 4 £308 -
Blackpool - 2 £413 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) WSUS
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
6 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Juniper
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
2 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) MagicDraw
4 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Avionics
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) MODAF
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) DoDAF
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) VC++
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat