The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 87 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
Systems Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1064 998 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.40% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 630 344
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 36
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) SCOM
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) Salt
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Route 53
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Fedora
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) QEMU
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) iptables
4 1 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Salt
4 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix