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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 265 307 327
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 152 113 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 65 62
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£350 £370 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Average hourly rate £22.83 £20.85 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £19.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.98 £22.32 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.10 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+51.24% -12.18%
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
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 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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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 +17 32 £381 +17.30% 12
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Isleworth -2 1 £375 +87.50% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £283 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 172 (58.90%) Windows
2 105 (35.96%) VMware
3 92 (31.51%) Linux
4 77 (26.37%) Active Directory
5 74 (25.34%) PowerShell
6 62 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
7 55 (18.84%) IIS
8 49 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (15.41%) SQL
10 44 (15.07%) Python
11 43 (14.73%) Citrix
12 41 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (13.01%) Finance
14 36 (12.33%) Red Hat
14 36 (12.33%) SQL Server
15 33 (11.30%) MS Exchange
15 33 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (10.96%) DNS
17 30 (10.27%) SAN
17 30 (10.27%) ITIL
18 29 (9.93%) Cisco
19 28 (9.59%) Apache
19 28 (9.59%) Windows 7
20 27 (9.25%) UNIX
21 26 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (8.90%) DevOps
22 25 (8.56%) Puppet
23 24 (8.22%) Migration

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 55 (18.84%) IIS
2 33 (11.30%) MS Exchange
3 28 (9.59%) Apache
4 20 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.74%) Lync
7 8 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.40%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.05%) Confluence
9 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.71%) Zope
10 5 (1.71%) JBoss
11 4 (1.37%) Jadu
12 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.03%) nginx
12 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.40%) Office 365
3 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) Route 53
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.96%) DNS
2 30 (10.27%) SAN
3 21 (7.19%) Firewall
4 18 (6.16%) DHCP
5 15 (5.14%) LAN
6 14 (4.79%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.45%) HTTP
7 13 (4.45%) WAN
8 12 (4.11%) VLAN
9 9 (3.08%) LDAP
10 8 (2.74%) SSL
10 8 (2.74%) Internet
10 8 (2.74%) NAS
11 6 (2.05%) Intranet
11 6 (2.05%) FirePass
11 6 (2.05%) VPN
11 6 (2.05%) SNMP
12 4 (1.37%) Junos
13 3 (1.03%) WLAN
13 3 (1.03%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.85%) MySQL
3 11 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.71%) MarkLogic
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) DB2
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.34%) Redis
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.77%) JIRA
3 9 (3.08%) Maven
4 8 (2.74%) Hudson
4 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.37%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.34%) Spock
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) Ant
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 38 (13.01%) Finance
2 13 (4.45%) Law
3 11 (3.77%) Banking
4 9 (3.08%) Retail
5 7 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.71%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.03%) Publishing
8 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.14%) Web Services
2 14 (4.79%) LAMP
3 11 (3.77%) HTML
4 5 (1.71%) .NET
4 5 (1.71%) Middleware
4 5 (1.71%) RESTful
5 4 (1.37%) HTML5
5 4 (1.37%) XML
5 4 (1.37%) J2EE
6 3 (1.03%) OLE
6 3 (1.03%) OLE DB
6 3 (1.03%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.03%) Lucene
7 2 (0.68%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.68%) EJB
8 1 (0.34%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.34%) CSS3
8 1 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.11%) Clustering
4 7 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.71%) EPoS
5 5 (1.71%) iPhone
6 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.37%) STB
7 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.03%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.03%) PKI
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.68%) BYOD
8 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.68%) PMI
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 172 (58.90%) Windows
2 92 (31.51%) Linux
3 62 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 27 (9.25%) UNIX
8 23 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.77%) Solaris
10 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.71%) CentOS
11 5 (1.71%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (1.03%) Android
13 3 (1.03%) Debian
14 2 (0.68%) SUSE
14 2 (0.68%) VMS
14 2 (0.68%) AIX
15 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.27%) ITIL
2 26 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (8.90%) DevOps
3 24 (8.22%) Migration
4 19 (6.51%) E-Commerce
5 17 (5.82%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 11 (3.77%) Open Source
9 10 (3.42%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.08%) Network Management
10 9 (3.08%) Project Management
10 9 (3.08%) TDD
11 6 (2.05%) SOA
11 6 (2.05%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (2.05%) SDLC
12 5 (1.71%) Server Building
12 5 (1.71%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (1.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 74 (25.34%) PowerShell
2 45 (15.41%) SQL
3 44 (15.07%) Python
4 22 (7.53%) Java
5 18 (6.16%) Perl
6 16 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.14%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.79%) PHP
9 11 (3.77%) Ruby
10 9 (3.08%) C
11 5 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.37%) C#
12 4 (1.37%) VBScript
12 4 (1.37%) VB
13 3 (1.03%) C++
14 2 (0.68%) Groovy
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) Korn
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (3.77%) MCSE
5 10 (3.42%) MCITP
6 7 (2.40%) Degree
7 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.05%) CCNA
8 5 (1.71%) MCP
9 3 (1.03%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (1.03%) MCSA
10 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.34%) VCDX
11 1 (0.34%) VCAP
11 1 (0.34%) CISSP
11 1 (0.34%) CNE
11 1 (0.34%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.48%) XenApp
3 16 (5.48%) vSphere
4 13 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.74%) Varnish
5 8 (2.74%) Docker
6 4 (1.37%) Samba
6 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.03%) NFS
8 2 (0.68%) Squid
8 2 (0.68%) XenServer
8 2 (0.68%) vCloud
8 2 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) GPFS
9 1 (0.34%) Ceph
9 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 25 (8.56%) Puppet
2 23 (7.88%) SCCM
2 23 (7.88%) SCOM
3 14 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.42%) Nagios
5 9 (3.08%) yum
5 9 (3.08%) Zenoss
6 6 (2.05%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.05%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.05%) Ansible
7 5 (1.71%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.71%) WSUS
8 3 (1.03%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.03%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.68%) Salt
9 2 (0.68%) Kibana
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 105 (35.96%) VMware
2 55 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 43 (14.73%) Citrix
4 36 (12.33%) Red Hat
5 29 (9.93%) Cisco
6 23 (7.88%) Oracle
7 21 (7.19%) HP
8 16 (5.48%) EMC
9 14 (4.79%) Symantec
10 12 (4.11%) F5
11 11 (3.77%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.42%) Mitel
12 10 (3.42%) Juniper
13 9 (3.08%) Apple
14 8 (2.74%) Avaya
15 6 (2.05%) Dell
15 6 (2.05%) Altiris
15 6 (2.05%) NetApp
16 5 (1.71%) IBM
17 4 (1.37%) Sun
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