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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 281 314 328
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 137 119 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 59
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£375 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £328
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.35 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.67% +19.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.11 £23.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £34.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.77% -25.78%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 30 £413 +21.32% 6
Feltham - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £283 -
Greenwich - 2 £213 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 168 (56.95%) Windows
2 98 (33.22%) Linux
3 92 (31.19%) VMware
4 72 (24.41%) Active Directory
5 68 (23.05%) PowerShell
6 60 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 52 (17.63%) IIS
9 51 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (15.93%) SQL
11 44 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (14.58%) Finance
13 41 (13.90%) Citrix
13 41 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
14 37 (12.54%) Red Hat
14 37 (12.54%) Python
15 36 (12.20%) SQL Server
16 35 (11.86%) MS Exchange
17 34 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (11.19%) Cisco
19 32 (10.85%) DNS
20 31 (10.51%) SAN
21 29 (9.83%) UNIX
22 27 (9.15%) ITIL
22 27 (9.15%) Firewall
23 26 (8.81%) Apache
23 26 (8.81%) Windows 7
23 26 (8.81%) DevOps
24 25 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
25 24 (8.14%) HP

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (17.63%) IIS
2 35 (11.86%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.81%) Apache
4 23 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.07%) Lync
7 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.71%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.69%) JBoss
12 5 (1.69%) Zope
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.69%) Jadu
12 5 (1.69%) Confluence
13 4 (1.36%) nginx
14 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.02%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.37%) Office 365
3 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.85%) DNS
2 31 (10.51%) SAN
3 27 (9.15%) Firewall
4 19 (6.44%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.10%) DHCP
6 17 (5.76%) LAN
7 15 (5.08%) WAN
8 14 (4.75%) Internet
9 13 (4.41%) HTTP
9 13 (4.41%) VLAN
10 10 (3.39%) LDAP
11 9 (3.05%) VPN
11 9 (3.05%) SNMP
12 8 (2.71%) NAS
13 6 (2.03%) FirePass
14 5 (1.69%) H.323
15 4 (1.36%) QSIG
15 4 (1.36%) SSL
15 4 (1.36%) ISDN
15 4 (1.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.12%) MySQL
3 11 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.69%) MarkLogic
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.34%) Redis
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.05%) JIRA
3 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.69%) Subversion
4 5 (1.69%) Maven
5 4 (1.36%) Hudson
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) Ant
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.34%) Spock
General
1 43 (14.58%) Finance
2 15 (5.08%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Law
4 8 (2.71%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.71%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.41%) Web Services
2 12 (4.07%) HTML
3 10 (3.39%) LAMP
4 6 (2.03%) RESTful
5 5 (1.69%) .NET
5 5 (1.69%) XML
5 5 (1.69%) Middleware
6 4 (1.36%) OLE
6 4 (1.36%) OLE DB
6 4 (1.36%) HTML5
7 3 (1.02%) Lucene
7 3 (1.02%) J2EE
7 3 (1.02%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.02%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.34%) EJB
8 1 (0.34%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) RSS
8 1 (0.34%) MAPI
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.73%) Clustering
3 8 (2.71%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.37%) iPhone
5 5 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.69%) EPoS
6 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.36%) STB
6 4 (1.36%) PKI
6 4 (1.36%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.36%) Physics
6 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.02%) BYOD
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.34%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 168 (56.95%) Windows
2 98 (33.22%) Linux
3 60 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (9.83%) UNIX
7 26 (8.81%) Windows 7
8 25 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.75%) Solaris
10 8 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.37%) Android
12 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.69%) CentOS
13 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.02%) Debian
15 2 (0.68%) SUSE
15 2 (0.68%) VMS
15 2 (0.68%) AIX
15 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (9.15%) ITIL
2 26 (8.81%) DevOps
3 22 (7.46%) Migration
3 22 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.44%) E-Commerce
5 15 (5.08%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.05%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.05%) Open Source
8 9 (3.05%) Project Management
9 7 (2.37%) SDLC
10 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.03%) SOA
10 6 (2.03%) Network Management
10 6 (2.03%) Software Deployment
10 6 (2.03%) Incident Management
11 5 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (1.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.05%) PowerShell
2 47 (15.93%) SQL
3 37 (12.54%) Python
4 18 (6.10%) Bash Shell
5 17 (5.76%) Java
6 16 (5.42%) Perl
7 14 (4.75%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.73%) PHP
9 9 (3.05%) Ruby
10 8 (2.71%) C
11 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.69%) VBScript
13 4 (1.36%) VB
13 4 (1.36%) C#
14 2 (0.68%) C++
14 2 (0.68%) Korn
14 2 (0.68%) Groovy
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.41%) Degree
2 13 (4.41%) MCSE
3 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.71%) MCP
5 8 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.71%) CCNA
6 7 (2.37%) MCITP
7 5 (1.69%) MCSA
8 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.02%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.68%) CISSP
10 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CISM
11 1 (0.34%) CCSA
11 1 (0.34%) VCDX
11 1 (0.34%) VCAP
11 1 (0.34%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.42%) vSphere
4 15 (5.08%) XenApp
5 10 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.05%) Docker
7 7 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.36%) Squid
8 4 (1.36%) Varnish
8 4 (1.36%) NFS
9 3 (1.02%) Samba
10 2 (0.68%) Xen
10 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.68%) iptables
10 2 (0.68%) vCloud
11 1 (0.34%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.34%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.34%) GFS2
11 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.80%) Puppet
2 22 (7.46%) SCCM
3 16 (5.42%) SCOM
4 15 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.73%) Nagios
6 9 (3.05%) Zenoss
7 7 (2.37%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.37%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.69%) Ansible
8 5 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.69%) yum
9 4 (1.36%) WSUS
9 4 (1.36%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.02%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 92 (31.19%) VMware
2 55 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 41 (13.90%) Citrix
4 37 (12.54%) Red Hat
5 33 (11.19%) Cisco
6 24 (8.14%) Oracle
6 24 (8.14%) HP
7 15 (5.08%) Symantec
8 13 (4.41%) Juniper
8 13 (4.41%) F5
9 12 (4.07%) EMC
9 12 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 10 (3.39%) Mitel
11 9 (3.05%) Apple
11 9 (3.05%) Avaya
12 6 (2.03%) Dell
12 6 (2.03%) Altiris
13 5 (1.69%) Sun
14 4 (1.36%) IBM
14 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
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