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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 98 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.79% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.86% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£460 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.93% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £320 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.39% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.77% -25.78%
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
1571 934 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.74% 92.48% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 605 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Salt
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam