The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 39 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.36% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Systems Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 331 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.12% 95.94% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 182 160
Average daily rate £300 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 56
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 1 £250 -
Systems Engineer
East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Profibus
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) Profibus
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) VMware