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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 279 315 279
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 137 87 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 64
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£388 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £27.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.88 £35.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
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 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +19 27 £350 -1.75% 10
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £280 -
Hounslow - 1 £190 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £530 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 145 (52.73%) Windows
2 96 (34.91%) VMware
3 85 (30.91%) Linux
4 79 (28.73%) Active Directory
5 67 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (19.27%) PowerShell
7 49 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (17.82%) Microsoft
8 43 (15.64%) UNIX
9 41 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (13.45%) Python
10 37 (13.45%) Java
10 37 (13.45%) SQL
10 37 (13.45%) DNS
11 36 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (12.73%) IIS
13 34 (12.36%) DevOps
14 33 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (11.27%) Finance
16 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
16 29 (10.55%) Citrix
16 29 (10.55%) Red Hat
16 29 (10.55%) Security Cleared
17 28 (10.18%) Cisco
17 28 (10.18%) ITIL
18 27 (9.82%) Puppet
19 26 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (9.45%) MS Exchange
20 24 (8.73%) SLA
21 23 (8.36%) HP

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (12.73%) IIS
2 26 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.64%) Apache
4 20 (7.27%) Tomcat
5 17 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.91%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.18%) Lync
10 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.45%) JBoss
11 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.09%) nginx
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.18%) Office 365
4 5 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.09%) SaaS
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.73%) Route 53
8 1 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Heroku
8 1 (0.36%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.45%) DNS
2 22 (8.00%) Firewall
3 19 (6.91%) SAN
3 19 (6.91%) DHCP
4 14 (5.09%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.36%) HTTP
6 9 (3.27%) SSL
6 9 (3.27%) VLAN
6 9 (3.27%) Internet
7 8 (2.91%) Intranet
8 6 (2.18%) WAN
9 5 (1.82%) LAN
9 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.82%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.45%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.45%) NAS
11 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.09%) FirePass
11 3 (1.09%) SMS
12 2 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.73%) MySQL
3 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.45%) MarkLogic
7 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.73%) Big Data
9 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.73%) DB2
9 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.73%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.36%) Maven
3 10 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.91%) Hudson
4 8 (2.91%) JIRA
5 4 (1.45%) Ant
5 4 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.45%) RequisitePro
6 3 (1.09%) Subversion
6 3 (1.09%) Selenium
7 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.36%) Spock
8 1 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) DbUnit
General
1 31 (11.27%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Law
3 9 (3.27%) Banking
4 8 (2.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Front Office
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Publishing
6 2 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.27%) Web Services
2 10 (3.64%) HTML
3 8 (2.91%) .NET
3 8 (2.91%) LAMP
4 7 (2.55%) J2EE
5 6 (2.18%) Middleware
6 4 (1.45%) Lucene
6 4 (1.45%) HTML5
7 3 (1.09%) RESTful
7 3 (1.09%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.09%) XML
8 2 (0.73%) EJB
8 2 (0.73%) Spring
8 2 (0.73%) Java EE
8 2 (0.73%) OLE
8 2 (0.73%) OLE DB
8 2 (0.73%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.36%) CSS3
9 1 (0.36%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.09%) Private Cloud
3 9 (3.27%) Open Source
4 6 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.82%) Biometrics
5 5 (1.82%) Clustering
5 5 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.09%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.73%) iPhone
8 2 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Derivative
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 145 (52.73%) Windows
2 85 (30.91%) Linux
3 67 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.64%) UNIX
5 41 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.73%) Solaris
9 8 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.55%) CentOS
11 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.09%) Android
12 3 (1.09%) Debian
13 2 (0.73%) VMS
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.36%) DevOps
3 28 (10.18%) ITIL
4 22 (8.00%) Migration
5 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.91%) Software Engineering
6 15 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 12 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (4.00%) Project Management
9 10 (3.64%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.27%) Use Case
10 9 (3.27%) TDD
11 8 (2.91%) Change Management
11 8 (2.91%) UML
11 8 (2.91%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.55%) High Availability
12 7 (2.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.55%) Requirements Management
12 7 (2.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.27%) PowerShell
2 37 (13.45%) Python
2 37 (13.45%) Java
2 37 (13.45%) SQL
3 17 (6.18%) Perl
3 17 (6.18%) Shell Script
4 15 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.09%) Ruby
6 12 (4.36%) PHP
7 9 (3.27%) C
8 7 (2.55%) C#
8 7 (2.55%) C++
9 5 (1.82%) VBScript
10 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.73%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.36%) MCITP
5 10 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.55%) MCP
6 7 (2.55%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.18%) Degree
7 6 (2.18%) MCSE
8 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.82%) RHCT
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.73%) MCSA
9 2 (0.73%) CCNP
10 1 (0.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (28.73%) Active Directory
2 49 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.82%) vSphere
4 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.64%) XenApp
6 8 (2.91%) Varnish
7 7 (2.55%) Firmware
8 6 (2.18%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.18%) Docker
9 4 (1.45%) UAG
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.73%) Samba
10 2 (0.73%) XenServer
10 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.73%) Xen
11 1 (0.36%) NFS
11 1 (0.36%) Gluster
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (9.82%) Puppet
2 20 (7.27%) SCCM
3 17 (6.18%) SCOM
4 16 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.00%) Ansible
6 10 (3.64%) Nagios
7 9 (3.27%) yum
8 6 (2.18%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.18%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.82%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.45%) Zenoss
10 4 (1.45%) Kibana
11 3 (1.09%) Graphite
11 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.09%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.73%) WSUS
12 2 (0.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 96 (34.91%) VMware
2 49 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.55%) Citrix
3 29 (10.55%) Red Hat
4 28 (10.18%) Cisco
5 23 (8.36%) HP
6 21 (7.64%) Oracle
6 21 (7.64%) EMC
7 15 (5.45%) Websense
8 14 (5.09%) Sun
9 13 (4.73%) IBM
10 11 (4.00%) Dell
11 9 (3.27%) NetApp
11 9 (3.27%) Mercator
12 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.55%) Symantec
13 5 (1.82%) F5
14 4 (1.45%) AppSense
14 4 (1.45%) Apple
15 3 (1.09%) Akamai
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Rate: Up to £450 per day then £70,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago