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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 298 269 329
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 134 152 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.69% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.73% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 99 60
Median daily rate £438 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.15% -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +14 11 £425 +21.42% 12
Bromley -9 6 £450 -
Twickenham +5 5 £350 -
Croydon -9 2 £460 +41.53%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Hounslow +2 1 £490 +157.89%
Ealing - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 122 (49.59%) Linux
2 119 (48.37%) Windows
3 75 (30.49%) Finance
4 67 (27.24%) VMware
5 62 (25.20%) Windows Server
6 60 (24.39%) DevOps
7 57 (23.17%) Microsoft
8 56 (22.76%) Python
9 51 (20.73%) Perl
10 49 (19.92%) PowerShell
10 49 (19.92%) Puppet
11 48 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (19.51%) Unix
12 47 (19.11%) Bash Shell
12 47 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
13 44 (17.89%) Red Hat
14 42 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 41 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (16.26%) SQL
17 39 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (15.04%) Opscode Chef
18 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
19 34 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
20 33 (13.41%) Configuration Management
21 31 (12.60%) Ruby
21 31 (12.60%) Migration
22 30 (12.20%) Ansible
23 28 (11.38%) Security Cleared
24 26 (10.57%) Oracle

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 22 (8.94%) Tomcat
2 20 (8.13%) Apache
3 18 (7.32%) Confluence
4 17 (6.91%) IIS
5 12 (4.88%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.47%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.63%) JBoss
11 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.81%) Node.js
13 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.03%) MS Project
4 3 (1.22%) HipChat
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.47%) Amazon S3
3 11 (4.47%) Office 365
4 8 (3.25%) PaaS
5 7 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
7 3 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.81%) GitHub
8 2 (0.81%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.94%) DNS
2 17 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.69%) Firewall
4 13 (5.28%) SAN
5 10 (4.07%) Internet
6 8 (3.25%) HTTP
6 8 (3.25%) LAN
7 5 (2.03%) DHCP
7 5 (2.03%) Extranet
7 5 (2.03%) LDAP
7 5 (2.03%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.03%) Network Security
7 5 (2.03%) SNMP
7 5 (2.03%) SSH
8 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.63%) NAS
8 4 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.63%) SSL
8 4 (1.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.13%) MySQL
3 13 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.25%) GIS
6 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.22%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.81%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.41%) Big Data
11 1 (0.41%) HBase
11 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.32%) JIRA
3 14 (5.69%) TeamCity
4 13 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.66%) Subversion
6 8 (3.25%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.41%) Hudson
8 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.41%) Selenium
8 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 75 (30.49%) Finance
2 20 (8.13%) Banking
3 11 (4.47%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.25%) Games
6 6 (2.44%) Automotive
7 5 (2.03%) Publishing
8 3 (1.22%) Retail
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.16%) Web Services
2 8 (3.25%) LAMP
3 6 (2.44%) XML
4 5 (2.03%) Middleware
5 4 (1.63%) ELK Stack
6 3 (1.22%) CSS
6 3 (1.22%) HTML
6 3 (1.22%) J2EE
6 3 (1.22%) Lucene
6 3 (1.22%) OpenJDK
6 3 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.81%) .NET
7 2 (0.81%) JSON
7 2 (0.81%) REST
7 2 (0.81%) RESTful
7 2 (0.81%) Sensu
8 1 (0.41%) JDBC
8 1 (0.41%) SOAP
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.69%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.88%) Clustering
2 12 (4.88%) Hedge funds
2 12 (4.88%) User Experience
3 11 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.85%) PlayStation
6 5 (2.03%) Derivative
7 4 (1.63%) Biometrics
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.22%) Handset
8 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) BeagleBoard
9 2 (0.81%) CCTV
9 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.81%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (49.59%) Linux
2 119 (48.37%) Windows
3 62 (25.20%) Windows Server
4 48 (19.51%) Unix
4 48 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.35%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.72%) CentOS
9 18 (7.32%) Solaris
10 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.03%) Android
11 5 (2.03%) Debian
11 5 (2.03%) SUSE
11 5 (2.03%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.03%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.03%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.39%) DevOps
2 33 (13.41%) Configuration Management
3 31 (12.60%) Migration
4 25 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.16%) ITIL
5 20 (8.13%) Open Source
6 18 (7.32%) Project Management
7 16 (6.50%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.28%) Web Operations
10 11 (4.47%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.47%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (4.47%) Validation
11 10 (4.07%) High Availability
12 8 (3.25%) Capacity Management
13 7 (2.85%) Auto-Scaling
13 7 (2.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.76%) Python
2 51 (20.73%) Perl
3 49 (19.92%) PowerShell
4 47 (19.11%) Bash Shell
5 40 (16.26%) SQL
6 31 (12.60%) Ruby
7 25 (10.16%) Java
8 18 (7.32%) C++
8 18 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 17 (6.91%) PHP
10 15 (6.10%) C
11 11 (4.47%) Bourne shell
12 10 (4.07%) Korn
12 10 (4.07%) VBScript
13 7 (2.85%) C#
14 5 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.03%) VC++
15 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.47%) Degree
5 11 (4.47%) MCSE
6 8 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.03%) MCSA
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.81%) CCNA
10 2 (0.81%) MCP
11 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCEA
11 1 (0.41%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) CISSP
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PhD
11 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.28%) Docker
5 11 (4.47%) XenApp
6 8 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.25%) vSphere
7 6 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.03%) GFS2
8 5 (2.03%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.03%) KVM
8 5 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.03%) OCFS2
8 5 (2.03%) UAG
9 4 (1.63%) NFS
9 4 (1.63%) XenServer
10 2 (0.81%) Postfix
10 2 (0.81%) Squid
10 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (19.92%) Puppet
2 37 (15.04%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (12.20%) Ansible
4 19 (7.72%) Nagios
4 19 (7.72%) SCOM
5 12 (4.88%) SCCM
6 9 (3.66%) Control-M
6 9 (3.66%) OpenView
7 7 (2.85%) Xymon
8 6 (2.44%) CFEngine
8 6 (2.44%) Packer
9 5 (2.03%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.03%) IBM BigFix
9 5 (2.03%) logstash
9 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (2.03%) SELinux
9 5 (2.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 67 (27.24%) VMware
2 57 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 44 (17.89%) Red Hat
4 26 (10.57%) Oracle
5 24 (9.76%) Citrix
6 20 (8.13%) Splunk
7 19 (7.72%) HP
8 10 (4.07%) Cisco
8 10 (4.07%) Symantec
9 9 (3.66%) BMC
10 8 (3.25%) IBM
11 7 (2.85%) Dell
11 7 (2.85%) NetApp
12 6 (2.44%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.44%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.44%) Avaya
12 6 (2.44%) Juniper
12 6 (2.44%) MathWorks
13 5 (2.03%) Apple
13 5 (2.03%) Veritas
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