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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 295 302 241
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 128 113 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 114
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£370 £353 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.49 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -49.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £19.49 £26.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £19.49 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £33.34
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -22.76%
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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 0 23 £325 -13.33% 15
Hounslow - 4 - -
Croydon -9 1 £355 +1.42%
Enfield - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £315 - 1
Feltham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Paddington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 122 (49.39%) Windows
2 117 (47.37%) Linux
3 112 (45.34%) VMware
4 69 (27.94%) DNS
5 68 (27.53%) Active Directory
6 66 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (24.29%) Microsoft
8 54 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (21.86%) Puppet
9 48 (19.43%) Cisco
10 44 (17.81%) MS Exchange
11 40 (16.19%) IBM
11 40 (16.19%) HP
12 38 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (14.98%) EMC
13 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (14.98%) UNIX
14 36 (14.57%) Red Hat
14 36 (14.57%) DHCP
15 34 (13.77%) ITIL
15 34 (13.77%) Migration
15 34 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (13.36%) Finance
16 33 (13.36%) Firewall
16 33 (13.36%) Apache
17 32 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (12.96%) DevOps
17 32 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (12.55%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 44 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (13.36%) Apache
4 26 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (8.91%) Tomcat
7 21 (8.50%) IIS
8 20 (8.10%) JBoss
9 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (4.45%) SharePoint
11 10 (4.05%) WebLogic
12 9 (3.64%) WebSphere
13 8 (3.24%) Lync
14 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
16 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.81%) nginx
16 2 (0.81%) Zimbra
17 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.69%) Office 365
3 18 (7.29%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.64%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.62%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (1.21%) SaaS
7 3 (1.21%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.40%) Route 53
9 1 (0.40%) Heroku
9 1 (0.40%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (27.94%) DNS
2 36 (14.57%) DHCP
3 33 (13.36%) Firewall
4 30 (12.15%) SAN
5 17 (6.88%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.86%) LAN
7 11 (4.45%) WAN
8 8 (3.24%) SMTP
8 8 (3.24%) HTTP
9 7 (2.83%) Wireless
10 6 (2.43%) FTP
10 6 (2.43%) Network Security
10 6 (2.43%) VLAN
10 6 (2.43%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.43%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.62%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.62%) Broadband
12 4 (1.62%) Internet
13 3 (1.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.55%) MySQL
2 26 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.83%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.62%) Big Data
8 3 (1.21%) Crystal Enterprise
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Redis
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (8.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.07%) Hudson
3 11 (4.45%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.64%) JIRA
6 6 (2.43%) Subversion
6 6 (2.43%) ClearCase
6 6 (2.43%) JUnit
6 6 (2.43%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.02%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.02%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.62%) RequisitePro
8 4 (1.62%) Selenium
9 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.81%) Maven
10 2 (0.81%) Ant
10 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (13.36%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Marketing
2 18 (7.29%) Advertising
3 10 (4.05%) Banking
4 7 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.43%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (2.43%) French Language
5 6 (2.43%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.62%) Military
6 4 (1.62%) Retail
6 4 (1.62%) Law
6 4 (1.62%) Legal
7 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.50%) Web Services
2 13 (5.26%) LAMP
3 11 (4.45%) .NET
4 8 (3.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.43%) jQuery
6 3 (1.21%) ODBC
6 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.21%) HTML
7 2 (0.81%) Ajax
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
7 2 (0.81%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.81%) CSS
7 2 (0.81%) WCF
7 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.81%) Java EE
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.40%) MCollective
8 1 (0.40%) WAMP
8 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Clustering
2 14 (5.67%) Replication
3 13 (5.26%) Open Source
4 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) SCADA
8 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) PKI
8 2 (0.81%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 122 (49.39%) Windows
2 117 (47.37%) Linux
3 54 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (14.98%) UNIX
5 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.45%) Solaris
8 9 (3.64%) CentOS
8 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.24%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.83%) SELinux
11 4 (1.62%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.81%) Debian
12 2 (0.81%) HPUX
12 2 (0.81%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.77%) ITIL
1 34 (13.77%) Migration
2 32 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.96%) DevOps
3 31 (12.55%) Configuration Management
4 18 (7.29%) Change Management
5 16 (6.48%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (4.45%) Project Management
7 10 (4.05%) Validation
8 9 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.64%) UML
8 9 (3.64%) SOA
9 8 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.83%) Software Deployment
10 7 (2.83%) Use Case
10 7 (2.83%) ETL
10 7 (2.83%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.83%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (2.43%) Scrum
11 6 (2.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.15%) PowerShell
2 29 (11.74%) Python
3 25 (10.12%) Perl
3 25 (10.12%) Ruby
4 22 (8.91%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.69%) SQL
6 12 (4.86%) Java
7 8 (3.24%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.24%) PHP
8 6 (2.43%) C#
8 6 (2.43%) Korn
9 3 (1.21%) C
9 3 (1.21%) VBScript
10 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.81%) VB
10 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 31 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.26%) MCSE
4 11 (4.45%) Degree
5 8 (3.24%) MCITP
5 8 (3.24%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.02%) CCNA
7 5 (2.02%) MCP
8 4 (1.62%) RHCT
8 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.21%) CCNP
10 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.81%) RHCE
11 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.40%) CCEE
11 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 68 (27.53%) Active Directory
2 66 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.91%) vSphere
4 12 (4.86%) XenApp
4 12 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.43%) NFS
8 5 (2.02%) UAG
8 5 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.02%) Firmware
9 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.21%) Docker
10 3 (1.21%) Postfix
10 3 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.21%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.40%) KVM
11 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (21.86%) Puppet
2 38 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (9.72%) Ansible
4 20 (8.10%) Nagios
5 15 (6.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (5.26%) Backup Exec
7 9 (3.64%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.83%) SCCM
8 7 (2.83%) SCOM
9 6 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (2.02%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (2.02%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (1.21%) WSUS
13 2 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.81%) YUM
13 2 (0.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 112 (45.34%) VMware
2 60 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 48 (19.43%) Cisco
4 40 (16.19%) IBM
4 40 (16.19%) HP
5 37 (14.98%) EMC
6 36 (14.57%) Red Hat
7 30 (12.15%) Citrix
8 22 (8.91%) Oracle
9 21 (8.50%) NetApp
10 17 (6.88%) Symantec
11 14 (5.67%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.45%) Dell
13 9 (3.64%) Remedy
14 7 (2.83%) Sun
15 6 (2.43%) Veritas
16 5 (2.02%) Apple
16 5 (2.02%) Juniper
16 5 (2.02%) Websense
16 5 (2.02%) Mercator
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