The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 267 296 327
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 160 116 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 75 54
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £23.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +18.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
City of London +15 37 £350 +6.46% 19
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Uxbridge - 2 £281 -
Isleworth -6 1 £375 +87.50% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £190 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 168 (57.14%) Windows
2 106 (36.05%) VMware
3 93 (31.63%) Linux
4 81 (27.55%) Active Directory
5 75 (25.51%) PowerShell
6 60 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 53 (18.03%) IIS
9 50 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (16.33%) Python
11 42 (14.29%) SQL
11 42 (14.29%) Finance
12 41 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (13.61%) Citrix
14 37 (12.59%) SQL Server
15 34 (11.56%) DNS
16 32 (10.88%) Red Hat
16 32 (10.88%) MS Exchange
17 31 (10.54%) UNIX
17 31 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (10.20%) Java
19 29 (9.86%) ITIL
19 29 (9.86%) Apache
19 29 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (9.86%) DevOps
20 28 (9.52%) Windows 7
21 26 (8.84%) Cisco
22 25 (8.50%) SAN
23 24 (8.16%) SCCM

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 53 (18.03%) IIS
2 32 (10.88%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.86%) Apache
4 20 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.38%) Lync
9 6 (2.04%) Confluence
9 6 (2.04%) JBoss
9 6 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.70%) Zope
10 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.36%) nginx
12 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.36%) Office 365
5 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.34%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.56%) DNS
2 25 (8.50%) SAN
3 17 (5.78%) Firewall
3 17 (5.78%) DHCP
4 14 (4.76%) LAN
5 12 (4.08%) WAN
5 12 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.74%) HTTP
7 10 (3.40%) Internet
7 10 (3.40%) VLAN
8 9 (3.06%) LDAP
9 8 (2.72%) SSL
10 6 (2.04%) FirePass
10 6 (2.04%) Intranet
10 6 (2.04%) NAS
11 5 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.70%) SNMP
12 4 (1.36%) VPN
12 4 (1.36%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.80%) MySQL
3 14 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.36%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.68%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.74%) JIRA
3 10 (3.40%) Maven
4 8 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.72%) Hudson
5 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Ant
6 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) Spock
7 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 42 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.42%) Law
3 12 (4.08%) Banking
3 12 (4.08%) Retail
4 8 (2.72%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.36%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Front Office
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.46%) Web Services
2 12 (4.08%) LAMP
3 10 (3.40%) HTML
4 6 (2.04%) .NET
5 5 (1.70%) J2EE
5 5 (1.70%) Middleware
6 4 (1.36%) HTML5
7 3 (1.02%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.02%) Lucene
7 3 (1.02%) XML
7 3 (1.02%) RESTful
8 2 (0.68%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.68%) OLE
8 2 (0.68%) OLE DB
8 2 (0.68%) EJB
8 2 (0.68%) Spring
9 1 (0.34%) Java EE
9 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.06%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.06%) Clustering
4 6 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.70%) iPhone
5 5 (1.70%) EPoS
6 4 (1.36%) STB
6 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.36%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.02%) PKI
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) BYOD
8 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 168 (57.14%) Windows
2 93 (31.63%) Linux
3 60 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (10.54%) UNIX
6 28 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 22 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.40%) Solaris
8 10 (3.40%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.02%) Android
11 3 (1.02%) CentOS
12 2 (0.68%) VMS
12 2 (0.68%) AIX
12 2 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (9.86%) ITIL
1 29 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (9.86%) DevOps
2 22 (7.48%) Migration
3 19 (6.46%) E-Commerce
4 14 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 14 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 13 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (4.08%) Open Source
7 10 (3.40%) SDLC
8 9 (3.06%) Network Management
8 9 (3.06%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.06%) TDD
9 8 (2.72%) Project Management
10 6 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (1.70%) SOA
11 5 (1.70%) Change Management
11 5 (1.70%) Server Building
11 5 (1.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (1.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.51%) PowerShell
2 48 (16.33%) Python
3 42 (14.29%) SQL
4 30 (10.20%) Java
5 21 (7.14%) Perl
5 21 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 16 (5.44%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.74%) Ruby
7 11 (3.74%) PHP
8 10 (3.40%) C
9 7 (2.38%) C#
9 7 (2.38%) C++
10 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.36%) VBScript
10 4 (1.36%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.08%) MCITP
5 10 (3.40%) MCSE
6 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.04%) Degree
8 4 (1.36%) CCNA
8 4 (1.36%) MCP
8 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.02%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.68%) MCSA
11 1 (0.34%) CISSP
11 1 (0.34%) CNE
11 1 (0.34%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.34%) PMP
11 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.12%) XenApp
4 14 (4.76%) vSphere
5 12 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.72%) Varnish
6 8 (2.72%) Docker
7 4 (1.36%) UAG
7 4 (1.36%) Samba
7 4 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.02%) NFS
9 2 (0.68%) Firmware
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.68%) Squid
9 2 (0.68%) XenServer
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.68%) vCloud
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (8.16%) SCCM
2 23 (7.82%) SCOM
2 23 (7.82%) Puppet
3 15 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.74%) Nagios
5 9 (3.06%) Zenoss
5 9 (3.06%) yum
6 7 (2.38%) Ansible
7 5 (1.70%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.70%) WSUS
7 5 (1.70%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.36%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.36%) Kibana
9 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.02%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (36.05%) VMware
2 54 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 40 (13.61%) Citrix
4 32 (10.88%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.84%) Cisco
6 21 (7.14%) Oracle
7 19 (6.46%) HP
8 16 (5.44%) EMC
9 12 (4.08%) Symantec
10 10 (3.40%) CheckPoint
10 10 (3.40%) F5
11 9 (3.06%) Apple
12 7 (2.38%) Avaya
12 7 (2.38%) Juniper
12 7 (2.38%) Dell
13 6 (2.04%) Altiris
14 5 (1.70%) NetApp
15 4 (1.36%) Sun
15 4 (1.36%) IBM
15 4 (1.36%) AppSense
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