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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 249 316 314
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 159 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 62 55
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 9
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +19.65%
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
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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 +30 32 £350 -3.44% 4
Croydon -6 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Isleworth -4 1 £375 +87.50%
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £190 -
Uxbridge - 1 £280 -
Osterley - 1 £530 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 155 (56.36%) Windows
2 101 (36.73%) VMware
3 88 (32.00%) Linux
4 81 (29.45%) Active Directory
5 68 (24.73%) PowerShell
6 60 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 47 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (16.00%) IIS
11 39 (14.18%) SQL
11 39 (14.18%) Python
12 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (13.45%) Java
13 36 (13.09%) UNIX
14 35 (12.73%) Finance
15 34 (12.36%) Citrix
16 33 (12.00%) DNS
16 33 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
17 31 (11.27%) DevOps
18 29 (10.55%) MS Exchange
19 28 (10.18%) ITIL
20 27 (9.82%) Windows 7
21 26 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 26 (9.45%) Red Hat
22 25 (9.09%) Cisco
23 24 (8.73%) Apache
23 24 (8.73%) SCOM
24 23 (8.36%) SCCM

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 44 (16.00%) IIS
2 29 (10.55%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.73%) Apache
4 19 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.73%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.91%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.55%) Lync
11 6 (2.18%) JBoss
12 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.45%) nginx
13 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.45%) Confluence
14 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.45%) Office 365
3 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.36%) Route 53
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.00%) DNS
2 23 (8.36%) SAN
3 17 (6.18%) Firewall
3 17 (6.18%) DHCP
4 12 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.00%) HTTP
6 10 (3.64%) VLAN
7 9 (3.27%) LAN
7 9 (3.27%) WAN
7 9 (3.27%) SSL
8 8 (2.91%) Internet
9 6 (2.18%) Intranet
9 6 (2.18%) LDAP
9 6 (2.18%) NAS
9 6 (2.18%) FirePass
10 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.45%) SNMP
11 4 (1.45%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.45%) MySQL
3 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.73%) DB2
8 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.73%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.00%) Maven
3 9 (3.27%) JIRA
3 9 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.91%) Hudson
5 4 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.09%) Ant
6 3 (1.09%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.73%) Subversion
7 2 (0.73%) Selenium
7 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.36%) Spock
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (12.73%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Law
3 8 (2.91%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Front Office
7 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.91%) Web Services
2 10 (3.64%) LAMP
2 10 (3.64%) HTML
3 7 (2.55%) J2EE
4 6 (2.18%) Middleware
4 6 (2.18%) .NET
5 4 (1.45%) Lucene
5 4 (1.45%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.45%) HTML5
6 3 (1.09%) RESTful
6 3 (1.09%) XML
7 2 (0.73%) Spring
7 2 (0.73%) OLE
7 2 (0.73%) OLE DB
7 2 (0.73%) EJB
7 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.73%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.36%) CSS3
8 1 (0.36%) Java EE
8 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.36%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.27%) Clustering
4 8 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.82%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.82%) Biometrics
6 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) iPhone
6 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) STB
7 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.73%) PKI
7 2 (0.73%) Derivative
7 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.36%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 155 (56.36%) Windows
2 88 (32.00%) Linux
3 60 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (13.09%) UNIX
6 27 (9.82%) Windows 7
7 26 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.36%) Solaris
10 10 (3.64%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.45%) CentOS
13 3 (1.09%) Android
14 2 (0.73%) Debian
14 2 (0.73%) VMS
14 2 (0.73%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (11.27%) DevOps
3 28 (10.18%) ITIL
4 20 (7.27%) Migration
4 20 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 16 (5.82%) Configuration Management
6 14 (5.09%) E-Commerce
6 14 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (3.64%) SDLC
8 9 (3.27%) Network Management
8 9 (3.27%) Open Source
8 9 (3.27%) TDD
8 9 (3.27%) Project Management
9 8 (2.91%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.18%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (2.18%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.18%) Server Building
12 5 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (24.73%) PowerShell
2 39 (14.18%) SQL
2 39 (14.18%) Python
3 37 (13.45%) Java
4 19 (6.91%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.82%) Perl
6 12 (4.36%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.00%) Ruby
8 9 (3.27%) C
8 9 (3.27%) PHP
9 8 (2.91%) C++
10 7 (2.55%) C#
11 4 (1.45%) VBScript
11 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.73%) VB
12 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.73%) MCITP
4 10 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (3.64%) MCSE
5 6 (2.18%) Degree
6 5 (1.82%) MCP
7 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.73%) MCSA
8 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) CNE
9 1 (0.36%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (29.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.55%) XenApp
4 16 (5.82%) vSphere
5 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.91%) Varnish
7 6 (2.18%) Firmware
7 6 (2.18%) Docker
8 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.45%) UAG
9 3 (1.09%) NFS
10 2 (0.73%) Samba
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.73%) XenServer
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.73%) vCloud
10 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.36%) iptables
11 1 (0.36%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (8.73%) SCOM
2 23 (8.36%) SCCM
3 22 (8.00%) Puppet
4 14 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.27%) yum
6 8 (2.91%) Ansible
7 7 (2.55%) Zenoss
7 7 (2.55%) Nagios
8 5 (1.82%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.45%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.45%) Kibana
10 3 (1.09%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.09%) WSUS
10 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.73%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 101 (36.73%) VMware
2 50 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.36%) Citrix
4 26 (9.45%) Red Hat
5 25 (9.09%) Cisco
6 21 (7.64%) Oracle
7 16 (5.82%) HP
8 15 (5.45%) EMC
9 10 (3.64%) Sun
9 10 (3.64%) Websense
10 9 (3.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.91%) Dell
12 7 (2.55%) F5
12 7 (2.55%) IBM
13 6 (2.18%) Symantec
14 5 (1.82%) NetApp
15 4 (1.45%) AppSense
15 4 (1.45%) Juniper
15 4 (1.45%) Apple
15 4 (1.45%) Mercator
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