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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 291 282 343
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 139 147 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 95 51
Median daily rate £440 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 7
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 +19 14 £410 +17.14% 16
Bromley - 7 £450 - 1
Twickenham +6 5 £350 -
Croydon -7 2 £460 +41.53%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Hounslow +1 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 5 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.

1 125 (49.80%) Linux
2 120 (47.81%) Windows
3 72 (28.69%) Finance
4 71 (28.29%) VMware
5 65 (25.90%) Windows Server
6 61 (24.30%) Python
7 60 (23.90%) DevOps
8 55 (21.91%) Microsoft
9 53 (21.12%) Perl
10 50 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
11 49 (19.52%) Bash Shell
12 48 (19.12%) PowerShell
13 47 (18.73%) SQL Server
13 47 (18.73%) Unix
14 45 (17.93%) SQL
15 44 (17.53%) Puppet
16 43 (17.13%) Red Hat
17 42 (16.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 41 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (14.34%) Active Directory
21 34 (13.55%) Configuration Management
21 34 (13.55%) MS Excel
22 33 (13.15%) Ruby
22 33 (13.15%) Opscode Chef
23 30 (11.95%) Migration
23 30 (11.95%) Oracle
24 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
25 27 (10.76%) Citrix

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 24 (9.56%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.16%) Apache
3 19 (7.57%) Confluence
4 18 (7.17%) IIS
5 14 (5.58%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.98%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.80%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.40%) Node.js
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) HipChat
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.78%) Amazon S3
3 12 (4.78%) Office 365
4 7 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.79%) PaaS
5 5 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.20%) SaaS
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.37%) DNS
2 17 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.58%) Firewall
3 14 (5.58%) SAN
4 12 (4.78%) Internet
5 8 (3.19%) LAN
6 6 (2.39%) HTTP
6 6 (2.39%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.39%) SNMP
7 5 (1.99%) DHCP
7 5 (1.99%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.99%) LDAP
7 5 (1.99%) SSH
8 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.59%) Extranet
8 4 (1.59%) FTP
8 4 (1.59%) NAS
8 4 (1.59%) VLAN
8 4 (1.59%) VPN
8 4 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.37%) MySQL
3 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.19%) GIS
5 6 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.20%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.80%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) HBase
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.57%) JIRA
3 16 (6.37%) TeamCity
4 13 (5.18%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.98%) Subversion
6 7 (2.79%) MSBuild
6 7 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.80%) FishEye
7 2 (0.80%) Grunt
8 1 (0.40%) Maven
8 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 72 (28.69%) Finance
2 23 (9.16%) Banking
3 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.98%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.19%) Games
6 5 (1.99%) Automotive
7 4 (1.59%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.80%) Electronics
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.96%) Web Services
2 8 (3.19%) LAMP
3 4 (1.59%) Middleware
3 4 (1.59%) XML
4 3 (1.20%) ELK Stack
4 3 (1.20%) J2EE
4 3 (1.20%) JSON
4 3 (1.20%) Lucene
4 3 (1.20%) OpenJDK
4 3 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.20%) REST
5 2 (0.80%) .NET
5 2 (0.80%) CSS
5 2 (0.80%) Grails
5 2 (0.80%) Sensu
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) JDBC
6 1 (0.40%) SAML
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.78%) Hedge funds
2 12 (4.78%) User Experience
3 10 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.59%) Clustering
4 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.79%) PlayStation
6 6 (2.39%) Biometrics
7 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.99%) Handset
8 4 (1.59%) Derivative
8 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.80%) Arduino
10 2 (0.80%) BeagleBoard
10 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.80%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (49.80%) Linux
2 120 (47.81%) Windows
3 65 (25.90%) Windows Server
4 50 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (18.73%) Unix
6 42 (16.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (8.76%) Windows 7
9 19 (7.57%) CentOS
10 16 (6.37%) Solaris
11 7 (2.79%) Android
12 6 (2.39%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.39%) SUSE
13 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.99%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.59%) Debian
14 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.59%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.90%) DevOps
2 34 (13.55%) Configuration Management
3 30 (11.95%) Migration
4 26 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.36%) ITIL
5 19 (7.57%) Open Source
6 17 (6.77%) Project Management
7 15 (5.98%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.18%) Web Operations
10 11 (4.38%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.38%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (4.38%) Validation
11 10 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.59%) Service Management
13 8 (3.19%) Auto-Scaling
13 8 (3.19%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.19%) High Availability
13 8 (3.19%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.30%) Python
2 53 (21.12%) Perl
3 49 (19.52%) Bash Shell
4 48 (19.12%) PowerShell
5 45 (17.93%) SQL
6 33 (13.15%) Ruby
7 23 (9.16%) Java
8 21 (8.37%) Shell Script
9 20 (7.97%) C++
10 16 (6.37%) C
10 16 (6.37%) PHP
11 10 (3.98%) Bourne shell
11 10 (3.98%) Korn
12 9 (3.59%) C#
13 7 (2.79%) VBScript
13 7 (2.79%) VC++
14 5 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.80%) Groovy
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.78%) Degree
4 12 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.38%) MCSE
6 8 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.39%) MCSA
7 6 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (0.80%) CCEA
10 2 (0.80%) CCEE
10 2 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) MCP
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) RHCE
11 1 (0.40%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (14.34%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.78%) XenApp
5 11 (4.38%) Docker
6 9 (3.59%) vSphere
7 8 (3.19%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.99%) KVM
9 5 (1.99%) XenServer
10 4 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.59%) GFS2
10 4 (1.59%) GlusterFS
10 4 (1.59%) NFS
10 4 (1.59%) OCFS2
10 4 (1.59%) UAG
11 2 (0.80%) Postfix
11 2 (0.80%) Squid
11 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (17.53%) Puppet
2 33 (13.15%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (10.36%) Ansible
4 19 (7.57%) Nagios
5 16 (6.37%) SCCM
5 16 (6.37%) SCOM
6 9 (3.59%) Control-M
6 9 (3.59%) OpenView
7 7 (2.79%) Xymon
8 6 (2.39%) Packer
9 5 (1.99%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.59%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.59%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (1.59%) logstash
10 4 (1.59%) SELinux
10 4 (1.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (28.29%) VMware
2 55 (21.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (17.13%) Red Hat
4 30 (11.95%) Oracle
5 27 (10.76%) Citrix
6 19 (7.57%) Splunk
7 18 (7.17%) HP
8 11 (4.38%) Cisco
9 9 (3.59%) BMC
9 9 (3.59%) Symantec
10 7 (2.79%) Dell
10 7 (2.79%) IBM
10 7 (2.79%) Juniper
11 6 (2.39%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.39%) AppSense
11 6 (2.39%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.39%) Avaya
11 6 (2.39%) EMC
11 6 (2.39%) Mitel
11 6 (2.39%) NetApp
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