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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 71 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.82% -8.57%
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
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) DVB
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) IPTV
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Video on Demand
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) QA

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DVB
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IPTV
1 3 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) MPEG
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Capita
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Sun