The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 71 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£275 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
993 827 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.24% 94.19% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 448 632
Average daily rate £325 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Engineer
West Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) DVB
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Video on Demand
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) IPTV
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Degree

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) DVB
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IPTV
1 3 (30.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Management
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Tcl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Sun
1 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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