The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 346 349 305
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 85 85 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 63
Median daily rate £425 £371 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Median hourly rate £9.15 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.47% +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +41.53%
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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 9 £400 -23.80% 8
Feltham - 5 £475 -
Bromley - 3 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £444 -
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 100 (52.36%) Linux
2 63 (32.98%) Windows
2 63 (32.98%) Puppet
3 51 (26.70%) VMware
3 51 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (24.61%) Finance
5 42 (21.99%) Python
6 40 (20.94%) Unix
6 40 (20.94%) DevOps
7 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
8 38 (19.90%) Microsoft
9 36 (18.85%) Bash Shell
10 33 (17.28%) Ruby
11 32 (16.75%) Windows Server
12 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (14.14%) High Availability
14 25 (13.09%) Security Cleared
14 25 (13.09%) Git (software)
15 24 (12.57%) PowerShell
16 23 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (12.04%) Patch Management
16 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
17 22 (11.52%) Configuration Management
18 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.99%) Clustering
18 21 (10.99%) Service Delivery
18 21 (10.99%) GlusterFS
18 21 (10.99%) Ansible
18 21 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (10.99%) CFEngine

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.95%) Apache
2 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.19%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.62%) JBoss
6 4 (2.09%) GroupWise
6 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.05%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Simulink
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.70%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.71%) Office 365
4 6 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.14%) IaaS
5 5 (2.62%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.09%) GitHub
6 4 (2.09%) Route 53
6 4 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.05%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
2 18 (9.42%) DNS
3 16 (8.38%) SAN
4 9 (4.71%) DHCP
4 9 (4.71%) Firewall
4 9 (4.71%) HTTP
4 9 (4.71%) WAN
5 8 (4.19%) Internet
5 8 (4.19%) LAN
6 7 (3.66%) Wireless
7 6 (3.14%) SSH
7 6 (3.14%) VPN
8 5 (2.62%) SSL
8 5 (2.62%) WLAN
9 4 (2.09%) LDAP
9 4 (2.09%) NAS
9 4 (2.09%) SMTP
9 4 (2.09%) SNMP
9 4 (2.09%) VLAN
10 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) MySQL
3 4 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.57%) Redis
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) GIS
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.33%) JIRA
4 7 (3.66%) Hudson
5 5 (2.62%) Subversion
6 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Financial Institution
3 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Military
6 3 (1.57%) Publishing
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.47%) Web Services
2 6 (3.14%) LAMP
3 5 (2.62%) ELK Stack
4 4 (2.09%) Sensu
5 3 (1.57%) REST
6 2 (1.05%) .NET
6 2 (1.05%) Node.js
6 2 (1.05%) SOAP
6 2 (1.05%) WCF
7 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.52%) Celery
7 1 (0.52%) Django
7 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.52%) HTML
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) Java EE
7 1 (0.52%) Lucene
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.99%) Clustering
2 18 (9.42%) Hedge funds
3 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.09%) NHS
5 4 (2.09%) PKI
6 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) Fintech
7 2 (1.05%) Handset
7 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.05%) SCADA
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (52.36%) Linux
2 63 (32.98%) Windows
3 40 (20.94%) Unix
4 32 (16.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.76%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.14%) CentOS
9 6 (3.14%) Solaris
10 5 (2.62%) Debian
10 5 (2.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.05%) Android
11 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) DevOps
2 30 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.14%) High Availability
4 23 (12.04%) Patch Management
5 22 (11.52%) Configuration Management
6 21 (10.99%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (5.76%) ITIL
9 10 (5.24%) Regression Testing
9 10 (5.24%) Time Management
10 8 (4.19%) Migration
10 8 (4.19%) Open Source
10 8 (4.19%) System Testing
11 7 (3.66%) Information Security
11 7 (3.66%) SDLC
11 7 (3.66%) Test Strategy
12 6 (3.14%) Project Management
13 5 (2.62%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (2.62%) Validation
14 4 (2.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.99%) Python
2 36 (18.85%) Bash Shell
3 33 (17.28%) Ruby
4 24 (12.57%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.85%) Perl
6 13 (6.81%) SQL
7 12 (6.28%) Java
8 11 (5.76%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.71%) C
10 6 (3.14%) VBScript
11 5 (2.62%) Go
12 2 (1.05%) C#
12 2 (1.05%) C++
12 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.05%) VB
12 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.81%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.71%) AWS Certification
4 9 (4.71%) Degree
4 9 (4.71%) MCSE
4 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.66%) CCNA
7 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.57%) MCP
9 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.05%) ACDT
9 2 (1.05%) ACHDS
9 2 (1.05%) ACTC
9 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.05%) MCDST
9 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) BS7799
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.99%) GlusterFS
4 20 (10.47%) GFS2
4 20 (10.47%) OCFS2
5 12 (6.28%) Docker
6 7 (3.66%) vCloud
7 6 (3.14%) NFS
8 5 (2.62%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.09%) NDS
10 3 (1.57%) Squid
10 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.57%) vSphere
10 3 (1.57%) XenApp
11 2 (1.05%) Postfix
11 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (32.98%) Puppet
2 21 (10.99%) Ansible
2 21 (10.99%) CFEngine
2 21 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (10.47%) Failover Clustering
3 20 (10.47%) SELinux
4 10 (5.24%) Terraform
5 7 (3.66%) Nagios
5 7 (3.66%) SCOM
6 6 (3.14%) SCCM
7 5 (2.62%) logstash
8 3 (1.57%) Cacti
9 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.05%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.05%) Mesos
10 1 (0.52%) Graphite
10 1 (0.52%) Icinga
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.52%) RANCID
Vendors
1 51 (26.70%) VMware
2 38 (19.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.42%) Cisco
4 17 (8.90%) Citrix
5 16 (8.38%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.81%) Oracle
7 8 (4.19%) HP
8 5 (2.62%) Splunk
9 4 (2.09%) Apple
9 4 (2.09%) EMC
9 4 (2.09%) Juniper
9 4 (2.09%) NetApp
9 4 (2.09%) Novell
9 4 (2.09%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.57%) Dell
10 3 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.57%) Symantec
11 2 (1.05%) New Relic
11 2 (1.05%) Reuters
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