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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / London
Rank 302 303 293
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 101 112 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 88
Median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Median hourly rate £47.00 £38.75 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% +89.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £18.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £28.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
New Malden - 10 - - 1
City of London -13 9 £450 +28.57% 5
Canary Wharf - 5 £569 -
Hammersmith - 2 £525 -
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 99 (51.30%) Linux
2 78 (40.41%) Windows
3 53 (27.46%) VMware
4 50 (25.91%) Python
4 50 (25.91%) Active Directory
4 50 (25.91%) Windows Server
5 47 (24.35%) Finance
6 46 (23.83%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (21.76%) Unix
8 41 (21.24%) Puppet
9 38 (19.69%) Security Cleared
10 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
11 33 (17.10%) Bash Shell
12 32 (16.58%) DevOps
13 31 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (14.51%) Ruby
16 28 (14.51%) SQL
17 27 (13.99%) PowerShell
18 24 (12.44%) SDLC
18 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
18 24 (12.44%) TCP/IP
19 23 (11.92%) Red Hat
20 22 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (11.40%) DV Cleared
20 22 (11.40%) Perl
21 21 (10.88%) Ansible
22 20 (10.36%) Nagios
22 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management

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 15 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.25%) Apache
3 12 (6.22%) IIS
4 9 (4.66%) JBoss
4 9 (4.66%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.11%) nginx
7 4 (2.07%) GroupWise
7 4 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.52%) SAS
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (23.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.74%) Office 365
4 9 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.07%) GitHub
7 4 (2.07%) IaaS
7 4 (2.07%) Route 53
7 4 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.04%) SaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.44%) TCP/IP
2 18 (9.33%) DNS
3 15 (7.77%) SAN
4 11 (5.70%) LAN
5 9 (4.66%) WAN
6 8 (4.15%) DHCP
6 8 (4.15%) Firewall
6 8 (4.15%) HTTP
6 8 (4.15%) Internet
6 8 (4.15%) SNMP
7 6 (3.11%) Multicast
7 6 (3.11%) SSL
8 5 (2.59%) SSH
8 5 (2.59%) WLAN
9 4 (2.07%) LDAP
9 4 (2.07%) VPN
10 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.55%) PCoIP
10 3 (1.55%) Skype
10 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.63%) MySQL
4 5 (2.59%) Redis
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) Big Data
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.07%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) Maven
4 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (24.35%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Banking
2 12 (6.22%) Military
3 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) Web Services
2 10 (5.18%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (3.63%) .NET
4 5 (2.59%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.07%) LAMP
5 4 (2.07%) Sensu
5 4 (2.07%) WCF
6 3 (1.55%) HTML
6 3 (1.55%) Middleware
7 2 (1.04%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.04%) Ajax
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.04%) CSS
7 2 (1.04%) Node.js
7 2 (1.04%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) SOAP
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.04%) WPF
7 2 (1.04%) XML
7 2 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (6.22%) Clustering
2 10 (5.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.15%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.59%) NHS
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.04%) Fintech
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) PKI
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.04%) RIA
7 2 (1.04%) SCADA
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (51.30%) Linux
2 78 (40.41%) Windows
3 50 (25.91%) Windows Server
4 42 (21.76%) Unix
5 31 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.22%) CentOS
9 7 (3.63%) FreeBSD
9 7 (3.63%) Solaris
9 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.59%) Debian
11 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.04%) AIX
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.52%) SUSE
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.58%) DevOps
2 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.44%) SDLC
4 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management
5 16 (8.29%) Regression Testing
6 15 (7.77%) System Testing
7 14 (7.25%) High Availability
7 14 (7.25%) Information Security
7 14 (7.25%) ITIL
8 12 (6.22%) Test Strategy
9 11 (5.70%) Migration
10 9 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.66%) Open Source
10 9 (4.66%) Patch Management
10 9 (4.66%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.15%) Project Management
12 7 (3.63%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.11%) Analytics
14 5 (2.59%) Low Latency
14 5 (2.59%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.91%) Python
2 33 (17.10%) Bash Shell
3 28 (14.51%) Ruby
3 28 (14.51%) SQL
4 27 (13.99%) PowerShell
5 22 (11.40%) Perl
6 15 (7.77%) C
7 13 (6.74%) Java
8 11 (5.70%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.63%) C#
9 7 (3.63%) tcsh
9 7 (3.63%) VB
10 5 (2.59%) Go
11 4 (2.07%) PHP
11 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.55%) VBA
13 2 (1.04%) C++
13 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.40%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.22%) MCSE
6 9 (4.66%) Degree
7 4 (2.07%) CCNA
7 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.55%) MCSA
9 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.04%) MCP
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.52%) ACHDS
10 1 (0.52%) ACMT
10 1 (0.52%) ACTC
10 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.52%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) BS25999
3 1 (0.52%) BS7799
3 1 (0.52%) GCP
System Software
1 50 (25.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.25%) Docker
4 9 (4.66%) GFS2
4 9 (4.66%) GlusterFS
4 9 (4.66%) OCFS2
5 8 (4.15%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.63%) Samba
6 7 (3.63%) Snort
7 5 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.07%) NDS
8 4 (2.07%) vSphere
9 2 (1.04%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.04%) NFS
9 2 (1.04%) Postfix
9 2 (1.04%) Squid
9 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (21.24%) Puppet
2 21 (10.88%) Ansible
3 20 (10.36%) Nagios
4 18 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.70%) logstash
6 10 (5.18%) CFEngine
7 9 (4.66%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (4.66%) SCCM
7 9 (4.66%) SELinux
8 8 (4.15%) SCOM
9 7 (3.63%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (3.11%) Kibana
10 6 (3.11%) SmokePing
11 4 (2.07%) OpenNMS
11 4 (2.07%) Zenoss
12 3 (1.55%) Cacti
12 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.55%) WSUS
13 2 (1.04%) Icinga
13 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (27.46%) VMware
2 36 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.92%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.77%) Cisco
4 15 (7.77%) Oracle
5 11 (5.70%) Citrix
6 9 (4.66%) Splunk
7 7 (3.63%) EMC
8 6 (3.11%) Novell
9 5 (2.59%) HP
9 5 (2.59%) Sun
10 4 (2.07%) Dell
10 4 (2.07%) New Relic
10 4 (2.07%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.07%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.55%) Apple
11 3 (1.55%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.04%) Avaya
12 2 (1.04%) Google
12 2 (1.04%) Veritas
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