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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 303 283 296
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 108 124 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 71
Average daily rate £375 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £307 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.45 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.87% -25.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 16 £375 -13.99% 20
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 3
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 93 (46.04%) Windows
2 87 (43.07%) Linux
3 50 (24.75%) VMware
4 48 (23.76%) Windows Server
5 44 (21.78%) SQL
6 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
7 40 (19.80%) Python
8 39 (19.31%) Oracle
9 38 (18.81%) Unix
10 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
11 35 (17.33%) Security Cleared
12 34 (16.83%) Finance
13 32 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (15.84%) SQL Server
14 31 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
16 24 (11.88%) C
16 24 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (11.39%) MySQL
18 22 (10.89%) Red Hat
18 22 (10.89%) PowerShell
19 21 (10.40%) SC Cleared
19 21 (10.40%) Ruby
20 20 (9.90%) Shell Script
20 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
21 19 (9.41%) SCCM
21 19 (9.41%) Perl
22 18 (8.91%) DevOps

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.44%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.96%) Apache
5 8 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.48%) Confluence
7 4 (1.98%) IIS
8 3 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.99%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Infor CRM
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.44%) Office 365
3 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.48%) SaaS
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.98%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.42%) DNS
2 14 (6.93%) Firewall
2 14 (6.93%) Internet
2 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.44%) SAN
4 8 (3.96%) LAN
5 7 (3.47%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.97%) DHCP
6 6 (2.97%) SNMP
6 6 (2.97%) WAN
7 5 (2.48%) VPN
8 3 (1.49%) HTTP
8 3 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.49%) LDAP
8 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.49%) VLAN
8 3 (1.49%) Wireless
9 2 (0.99%) Junos
9 2 (0.99%) NAS
9 2 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.39%) MySQL
3 9 (4.46%) GIS
4 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.97%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.49%) Big Data
8 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.99%) HBase
9 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Subversion
2 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.99%) FishEye
3 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Maven
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (16.83%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Legal
6 5 (2.48%) Law
7 4 (1.98%) Automotive
8 3 (1.49%) Billing
8 3 (1.49%) Electronics
8 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Marketing
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 2 (0.99%) Retail
10 1 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.43%) Web Services
2 4 (1.98%) XML
3 3 (1.49%) LAMP
3 3 (1.49%) REST
4 2 (0.99%) .NET
4 2 (0.99%) Grails
4 2 (0.99%) JSON
4 2 (0.99%) Kafka
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) JDBC
5 1 (0.50%) Lucene
5 1 (0.50%) MAPI
5 1 (0.50%) OLE
5 1 (0.50%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.50%) RSS
5 1 (0.50%) SAML
5 1 (0.50%) Symfony
5 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.94%) Hedge funds
3 11 (5.45%) Biometrics
4 10 (4.95%) Clustering
4 10 (4.95%) User Experience
5 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.97%) Handset
7 6 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.98%) Interactive TV
8 4 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.98%) Physics
9 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.49%) PKI
10 2 (0.99%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
11 1 (0.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.04%) Windows
2 87 (43.07%) Linux
3 48 (23.76%) Windows Server
4 38 (18.81%) Unix
5 32 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.46%) Android
10 8 (3.96%) Solaris
11 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.48%) CentOS
13 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.50%) SUSE
15 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (8.91%) DevOps
2 17 (8.42%) Configuration Management
2 17 (8.42%) ITIL
3 16 (7.92%) Migration
4 15 (7.43%) High Availability
4 15 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (7.43%) Project Management
5 14 (6.93%) Validation
6 12 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.45%) Integration Testing
8 10 (4.95%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.46%) Service Management
10 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (3.96%) SDLC
11 7 (3.47%) Android Development
11 7 (3.47%) ITSM
12 6 (2.97%) OO
12 6 (2.97%) PRINCE
12 6 (2.97%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.97%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.78%) SQL
2 40 (19.80%) Python
3 24 (11.88%) C
4 22 (10.89%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.40%) Ruby
6 20 (9.90%) Shell Script
7 19 (9.41%) Perl
8 15 (7.43%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.93%) C#
9 14 (6.93%) C++
10 13 (6.44%) VC++
11 7 (3.47%) Java
12 5 (2.48%) PHP
12 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.99%) Groovy
13 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.99%) VBScript
14 1 (0.50%) sed
14 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.92%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.44%) Degree
5 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.96%) MCP
7 6 (2.97%) MCSA
7 6 (2.97%) MCSE
7 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.98%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.49%) CCNA
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.99%) CCEA
10 2 (0.99%) CCEE
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CISSP
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.94%) vSphere
4 7 (3.47%) XenApp
5 6 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.97%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.48%) GFS2
6 5 (2.48%) GlusterFS
6 5 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.48%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.49%) Firmware
7 3 (1.49%) Squid
8 2 (0.99%) Docker
8 2 (0.99%) HDFS
8 2 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.99%) XenServer
9 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
9 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (9.41%) SCCM
2 17 (8.42%) Puppet
3 10 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.46%) SCOM
5 6 (2.97%) Ansible
5 6 (2.97%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.48%) CFEngine
6 5 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.48%) SELinux
7 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.98%) Nagios
7 4 (1.98%) Packer
8 3 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.99%) logstash
9 2 (0.99%) Oozie
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.99%) Salt
9 2 (0.99%) WSUS
9 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (24.75%) VMware
2 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 39 (19.31%) Oracle
4 22 (10.89%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.42%) Cisco
5 17 (8.42%) Citrix
6 11 (5.45%) HP
6 11 (5.45%) Symantec
7 9 (4.46%) Splunk
8 7 (3.47%) Juniper
9 6 (2.97%) AppSense
9 6 (2.97%) Avaya
9 6 (2.97%) New Relic
10 4 (1.98%) CA
10 4 (1.98%) EMC
10 4 (1.98%) MathWorks
10 4 (1.98%) NetApp
10 4 (1.98%) Sun
11 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.49%) Dell
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