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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 350 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 90 109 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 74
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £199 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £9.15 £13.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% -61.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +69.84%
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
21746 21911 23265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 94.98% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15443 15462 16112
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 348 444
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +11 19 £475 -5.00% 12
Feltham -4 3 £400 -
Ealing - 3 £120 -
Bromley - 3 £475 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 122 (52.81%) Linux
2 82 (35.50%) Puppet
3 81 (35.06%) Windows
4 76 (32.90%) Finance
5 71 (30.74%) VMware
6 63 (27.27%) Unix
7 62 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
8 58 (25.11%) Python
9 57 (24.68%) DevOps
10 55 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 44 (19.05%) Perl
13 43 (18.61%) Ansible
13 43 (18.61%) Windows Server
14 42 (18.18%) Ruby
15 41 (17.75%) Opscode Chef
16 36 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (15.58%) Configuration Management
17 34 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (13.85%) PowerShell
19 31 (13.42%) Jenkins
20 30 (12.99%) Active Directory
21 29 (12.55%) Red Hat
22 28 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 28 (12.12%) High Availability
23 27 (11.69%) Citrix
23 27 (11.69%) SQL Server
23 27 (11.69%) Clustering
24 26 (11.26%) DNS
25 25 (10.82%) MS Excel

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 23 (9.96%) Apache
2 17 (7.36%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.76%) Confluence
4 11 (4.76%) IIS
5 9 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.90%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.60%) JBoss
8 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.87%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.43%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.46%) MS Project
3 6 (2.60%) MS Office
4 3 (1.30%) HipChat
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.19%) Office 365
4 9 (3.90%) PaaS
5 6 (2.60%) GitHub
6 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.73%) IaaS
7 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.43%) SaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.26%) DNS
2 24 (10.39%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.23%) Firewall
3 19 (8.23%) SAN
4 17 (7.36%) HTTP
5 10 (4.33%) Internet
6 9 (3.90%) SSL
7 8 (3.46%) Extranet
7 8 (3.46%) Network Security
7 8 (3.46%) SSH
8 7 (3.03%) SMTP
9 6 (2.60%) LAN
9 6 (2.60%) LDAP
9 6 (2.60%) NAS
9 6 (2.60%) VPN
9 6 (2.60%) Wireless
10 5 (2.16%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.16%) WAN
11 4 (1.73%) DHCP
12 3 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.66%) MySQL
3 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.03%) Redis
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.73%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (13.42%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.96%) JIRA
3 11 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.90%) Subversion
5 8 (3.46%) Hudson
6 7 (3.03%) MSBuild
6 7 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.73%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.43%) Grunt
8 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 76 (32.90%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.33%) Banking
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) Publishing
6 4 (1.73%) Advertising
6 4 (1.73%) Games
7 3 (1.30%) Automotive
7 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Military
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) Web Services
2 9 (3.90%) LAMP
3 7 (3.03%) ELK Stack
4 5 (2.16%) Node.js
4 5 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.73%) Sensu
6 3 (1.30%) Middleware
6 3 (1.30%) XML
7 2 (0.87%) CSS
7 2 (0.87%) HTML
8 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.43%) Celery
8 1 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.43%) Lucene
8 1 (0.43%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) RESTful
8 1 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.43%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.69%) Clustering
2 20 (8.66%) Hedge funds
3 16 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.60%) Derivative
5 6 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.30%) Handset
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) PKI
6 3 (1.30%) PlayStation
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.87%) CCTV
7 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.87%) Interactive TV
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) HACMP
8 1 (0.43%) New Media
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 122 (52.81%) Linux
2 81 (35.06%) Windows
3 63 (27.27%) Unix
4 43 (18.61%) Windows Server
5 28 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.49%) Solaris
9 12 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.76%) CentOS
11 8 (3.46%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.46%) Windows Phone
12 7 (3.03%) Debian
13 5 (2.16%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.73%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.30%) Android
15 3 (1.30%) SUSE
16 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.68%) DevOps
2 36 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.58%) Configuration Management
3 28 (12.12%) High Availability
4 25 (10.82%) Patch Management
4 25 (10.82%) Service Delivery
5 23 (9.96%) ITIL
5 23 (9.96%) Open Source
6 22 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.09%) Migration
8 14 (6.06%) Project Management
9 12 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.76%) Time Management
11 9 (3.90%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.46%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.46%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.46%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (3.46%) Software Deployment
12 8 (3.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.11%) Python
2 55 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 44 (19.05%) Perl
4 42 (18.18%) Ruby
5 32 (13.85%) PowerShell
6 22 (9.52%) Java
6 22 (9.52%) SQL
7 14 (6.06%) VBScript
8 12 (5.19%) PHP
9 9 (3.90%) Bourne shell
10 8 (3.46%) Korn
10 8 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.03%) C++
12 6 (2.60%) C
13 4 (1.73%) Go
14 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.43%) Scala
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.06%) MCSE
5 9 (3.90%) AWS Certification
6 8 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.16%) Degree
9 4 (1.73%) CCNA
9 4 (1.73%) MCSA
10 3 (1.30%) CCDE
10 3 (1.30%) CCIE
11 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.87%) ACHDS
11 2 (0.87%) ACTC
11 2 (0.87%) CCNP
11 2 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.87%) MCP
11 2 (0.87%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.87%) QA
1 2 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (12.99%) Active Directory
3 23 (9.96%) GlusterFS
4 22 (9.52%) GFS2
4 22 (9.52%) OCFS2
5 17 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (6.93%) Docker
7 12 (5.19%) XenApp
8 9 (3.90%) NFS
9 8 (3.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (3.46%) Hyper-V
9 8 (3.46%) UAG
9 8 (3.46%) vCloud
10 5 (2.16%) Squid
10 5 (2.16%) vSphere
11 4 (1.73%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.73%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.30%) KVM
13 2 (0.87%) Postfix
13 2 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (35.50%) Puppet
2 43 (18.61%) Ansible
3 41 (17.75%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (10.39%) CFEngine
5 22 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
5 22 (9.52%) SELinux
6 18 (7.79%) SCOM
7 16 (6.93%) Nagios
8 10 (4.33%) Terraform
9 8 (3.46%) Backup Exec
9 8 (3.46%) Control-M
9 8 (3.46%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.46%) SCCM
9 8 (3.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (3.03%) OpenView
11 6 (2.60%) Kibana
11 6 (2.60%) logstash
12 4 (1.73%) Grafana
12 4 (1.73%) Xymon
13 3 (1.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 71 (30.74%) VMware
2 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.55%) Red Hat
4 27 (11.69%) Citrix
5 18 (7.79%) Cisco
6 17 (7.36%) HP
7 16 (6.93%) Oracle
8 11 (4.76%) Symantec
9 10 (4.33%) IBM
10 8 (3.46%) Juniper
10 8 (3.46%) Splunk
11 6 (2.60%) Apple
11 6 (2.60%) BMC
11 6 (2.60%) NetApp
12 5 (2.16%) AppDynamics
12 5 (2.16%) Dell
13 4 (1.73%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.73%) Mitel
14 3 (1.30%) EMC
14 3 (1.30%) MathWorks
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