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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 311 280 305
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 126 153 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 69
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.15% +20.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.10
% change year-on-year
- +51.24%
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
21053 22365 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15087 15699 15159
Median daily rate £452 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +38 24 £475 +35.71% 16
Westminster - 3 £525 -
Hounslow +2 2 £389 -
Bromley -3 2 £463 -
Feltham - 1 £400 - 1
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 130 (50.39%) Linux
2 102 (39.53%) Windows
3 86 (33.33%) Finance
4 79 (30.62%) Puppet
5 77 (29.84%) VMware
6 69 (26.74%) DevOps
7 67 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
8 58 (22.48%) Python
9 53 (20.54%) Unix
9 53 (20.54%) Bash Shell
9 53 (20.54%) Windows Server
10 52 (20.16%) Perl
11 48 (18.60%) PowerShell
11 48 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
12 46 (17.83%) Microsoft
13 44 (17.05%) Ansible
14 42 (16.28%) Red Hat
14 42 (16.28%) Configuration Management
15 38 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 38 (14.73%) Ruby
16 37 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
18 34 (13.18%) Jenkins
19 33 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (12.40%) SQL
21 29 (11.24%) Citrix
22 28 (10.85%) Migration
22 28 (10.85%) JIRA
23 26 (10.08%) Active Directory

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 25 (9.69%) Apache
2 21 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.98%) IIS
4 17 (6.59%) Confluence
5 11 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.49%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.71%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.55%) JBoss
9 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.39%) SAS
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS Project
3 5 (1.94%) MS Office
4 3 (1.16%) HipChat
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.65%) Office 365
4 11 (4.26%) PaaS
5 8 (3.10%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.94%) GitHub
6 5 (1.94%) IaaS
7 4 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.91%) DNS
2 20 (7.75%) Firewall
3 18 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.43%) SAN
5 13 (5.04%) HTTP
6 8 (3.10%) Extranet
6 8 (3.10%) Network Security
6 8 (3.10%) SSH
7 7 (2.71%) Internet
7 7 (2.71%) LDAP
7 7 (2.71%) SSL
7 7 (2.71%) VPN
8 5 (1.94%) LAN
8 5 (1.94%) SNMP
9 4 (1.55%) FTP
9 4 (1.55%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.55%) SMTP
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.16%) NAS
10 3 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.53%) MySQL
3 11 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.33%) Redis
6 4 (1.55%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 34 (13.18%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.85%) JIRA
3 26 (10.08%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.65%) Subversion
6 8 (3.10%) Hudson
6 8 (3.10%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.78%) Grunt
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 86 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (8.14%) Banking
3 12 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.71%) Games
4 7 (2.71%) Publishing
4 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.94%) Advertising
5 5 (1.94%) Automotive
6 4 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.75%) Web Services
2 9 (3.49%) LAMP
3 6 (2.33%) ELK Stack
4 5 (1.94%) Middleware
4 5 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.55%) Node.js
5 4 (1.55%) Sensu
6 3 (1.16%) XML
7 2 (0.78%) CSS
7 2 (0.78%) HTML
7 2 (0.78%) J2EE
7 2 (0.78%) Lucene
7 2 (0.78%) OpenJDK
7 2 (0.78%) RESTful
8 1 (0.39%) .NET
8 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.39%) JDBC
8 1 (0.39%) Kafka
8 1 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.39%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.75%) Clustering
2 16 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.04%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.71%) PlayStation
6 6 (2.33%) Derivative
6 6 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.55%) Handset
8 3 (1.16%) PKI
9 2 (0.78%) CCTV
9 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.78%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.39%) Fintech
10 1 (0.39%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 130 (50.39%) Linux
2 102 (39.53%) Windows
3 53 (20.54%) Unix
3 53 (20.54%) Windows Server
4 38 (14.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (8.14%) Solaris
8 16 (6.20%) CentOS
9 10 (3.88%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.10%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.94%) Android
11 5 (1.94%) Debian
11 5 (1.94%) SUSE
11 5 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.55%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.78%) AIX
15 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.74%) DevOps
2 42 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.85%) Migration
5 23 (8.91%) ITIL
5 23 (8.91%) Open Source
6 22 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.36%) High Availability
8 17 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.43%) Patch Management
9 14 (5.43%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.04%) Project Management
10 13 (5.04%) Web Operations
11 12 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.26%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (3.88%) Business Continuity
13 10 (3.88%) Capacity Management
14 9 (3.49%) Time Management
15 8 (3.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.48%) Python
2 53 (20.54%) Bash Shell
3 52 (20.16%) Perl
4 48 (18.60%) PowerShell
5 38 (14.73%) Ruby
6 32 (12.40%) SQL
7 26 (10.08%) Java
8 16 (6.20%) PHP
9 15 (5.81%) VBScript
10 12 (4.65%) C++
10 12 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.26%) Bourne shell
12 10 (3.88%) Korn
13 6 (2.33%) C
14 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.16%) Go
15 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.39%) C#
17 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.81%) MCSE
5 14 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.49%) AWS Certification
7 8 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.10%) Degree
8 6 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.55%) CCNA
10 3 (1.16%) CCDE
10 3 (1.16%) CCIE
10 3 (1.16%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.39%) CCNP
12 1 (0.39%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) PhD
12 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (6.20%) Docker
5 12 (4.65%) GlusterFS
5 12 (4.65%) XenApp
6 11 (4.26%) GFS2
6 11 (4.26%) OCFS2
7 8 (3.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (3.10%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.10%) UAG
8 7 (2.71%) NFS
8 7 (2.71%) vCloud
9 6 (2.33%) vSphere
10 5 (1.94%) KVM
11 4 (1.55%) Squid
11 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.55%) XenServer
12 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 79 (30.62%) Puppet
2 48 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (17.05%) Ansible
4 25 (9.69%) SCOM
5 19 (7.36%) Nagios
6 13 (5.04%) CFEngine
7 11 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (4.26%) SELinux
8 10 (3.88%) Terraform
9 9 (3.49%) Control-M
9 9 (3.49%) OpenView
9 9 (3.49%) SCCM
10 8 (3.10%) Backup Exec
10 8 (3.10%) IBM BigFix
10 8 (3.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 7 (2.71%) logstash
11 7 (2.71%) Xymon
12 6 (2.33%) Kibana
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (1.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (29.84%) VMware
2 46 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (16.28%) Red Hat
4 29 (11.24%) Citrix
5 22 (8.53%) Oracle
6 19 (7.36%) HP
7 16 (6.20%) Splunk
8 13 (5.04%) Cisco
9 10 (3.88%) IBM
9 10 (3.88%) Symantec
10 9 (3.49%) BMC
10 9 (3.49%) NetApp
11 8 (3.10%) Juniper
12 7 (2.71%) Dell
13 6 (2.33%) AppDynamics
13 6 (2.33%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.33%) EMC
13 6 (2.33%) Mitel
14 5 (1.94%) MathWorks
14 5 (1.94%) Veritas
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