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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 284 314 215
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -99
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 115 90 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 90
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £355 £295
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.50 £23.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +14.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £27.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.31 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
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
19647 20560 18458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 92.96% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 13896 12572
Average daily rate £448 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
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 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 392 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +13 25 £438 +57.65% 12
Uxbridge - 4 £325 - 1
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Greenford - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 4
Sidcup - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 125 (51.44%) Windows
2 103 (42.39%) VMware
3 86 (35.39%) Linux
4 73 (30.04%) Active Directory
5 69 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 42 (17.28%) DNS
9 41 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (16.46%) UNIX
11 39 (16.05%) ITIL
11 39 (16.05%) PowerShell
12 37 (15.23%) DevOps
13 35 (14.40%) Puppet
13 35 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (13.58%) Python
15 32 (13.17%) Java
16 31 (12.76%) Migration
16 31 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (12.35%) HP
17 30 (12.35%) EMC
18 29 (11.93%) MS Exchange
19 28 (11.52%) Cisco
19 28 (11.52%) Configuration Management
20 26 (10.70%) Red Hat
20 26 (10.70%) SQL
20 26 (10.70%) Finance
20 26 (10.70%) vSphere
20 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
21 25 (10.29%) Citrix

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.47%) Apache
3 23 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.05%) IIS
5 15 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.94%) JBoss
8 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.47%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.82%) Lync
13 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.41%) Confluence
14 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) RMDS
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.17%) Office 365
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.82%) Route 53
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Heroku
7 1 (0.41%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.28%) DNS
2 16 (6.58%) SAN
2 16 (6.58%) DHCP
2 16 (6.58%) Firewall
3 13 (5.35%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.94%) HTTP
5 8 (3.29%) SSL
5 8 (3.29%) SMTP
6 7 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.88%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.47%) FTP
8 5 (2.06%) Intranet
8 5 (2.06%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.65%) Internet
9 4 (1.65%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.23%) CTI
10 3 (1.23%) Broadband
10 3 (1.23%) LAN
10 3 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.82%) MySQL
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.23%) Big Data
5 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.23%) Crystal Enterprise
5 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.82%) DB2
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.70%) Hudson
4 8 (3.29%) Subversion
4 8 (3.29%) Maven
4 8 (3.29%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.06%) JIRA
5 5 (2.06%) Selenium
5 5 (2.06%) JUnit
5 5 (2.06%) ClearCase
5 5 (2.06%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.65%) RequisitePro
6 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.65%) Ant
6 4 (1.65%) DbUnit
7 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (10.70%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Advertising
2 12 (4.94%) Marketing
3 9 (3.70%) Banking
4 8 (3.29%) Retail
5 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.06%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Front Office
7 2 (0.82%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.58%) Web Services
2 9 (3.70%) LAMP
3 8 (3.29%) .NET
4 5 (2.06%) J2EE
4 5 (2.06%) jQuery
5 3 (1.23%) ODBC
5 3 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.82%) Java EE
6 2 (0.82%) Lucene
6 2 (0.82%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.41%) MCollective
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
7 1 (0.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.76%) Replication
2 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.29%) Open Source
4 6 (2.47%) Clustering
5 5 (2.06%) Biometrics
5 5 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) NHS
8 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.82%) SCADA
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.82%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (51.44%) Windows
2 86 (35.39%) Linux
3 69 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.46%) UNIX
6 31 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.35%) Solaris
9 9 (3.70%) CentOS
10 8 (3.29%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.23%) Android
13 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.82%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) Fedora
15 1 (0.41%) HPUX
15 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) ITIL
2 37 (15.23%) DevOps
3 35 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.76%) Migration
5 28 (11.52%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.23%) Change Management
7 17 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (5.35%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.35%) Project Management
9 10 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.70%) Validation
10 9 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.70%) Use Case
10 9 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.29%) UML
11 8 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.88%) ETL
12 7 (2.88%) High Availability
12 7 (2.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 33 (13.58%) Python
3 32 (13.17%) Java
4 26 (10.70%) SQL
5 24 (9.88%) Perl
6 18 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 18 (7.41%) Ruby
7 14 (5.76%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.53%) PHP
9 8 (3.29%) C++
10 7 (2.88%) C
11 6 (2.47%) C#
12 4 (1.65%) VBScript
13 2 (0.82%) VB
13 2 (0.82%) Korn
14 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.53%) MCITP
5 10 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.88%) Degree
8 6 (2.47%) VCP4
8 6 (2.47%) RHCT
8 6 (2.47%) MCP
9 5 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.82%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.41%) MCSE
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (30.04%) Active Directory
2 60 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.70%) vSphere
4 8 (3.29%) XenApp
4 8 (3.29%) Firmware
5 5 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.65%) NFS
6 4 (1.65%) UAG
6 4 (1.65%) Varnish
7 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.23%) Xen
7 3 (1.23%) Docker
8 2 (0.82%) Samba
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.82%) XenServer
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) Gluster
9 1 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (14.40%) Puppet
2 21 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.00%) Ansible
3 17 (7.00%) Nagios
4 12 (4.94%) SCOM
5 9 (3.70%) SCCM
6 8 (3.29%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (2.88%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.06%) yum
9 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.65%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.65%) Graphite
10 3 (1.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.82%) Kibana
11 2 (0.82%) Opsview
Vendors
1 103 (42.39%) VMware
2 45 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.35%) HP
3 30 (12.35%) EMC
4 28 (11.52%) Cisco
5 26 (10.70%) Red Hat
6 25 (10.29%) Citrix
7 20 (8.23%) Oracle
8 19 (7.82%) IBM
9 14 (5.76%) Websense
10 13 (5.35%) NetApp
10 13 (5.35%) Sun
11 11 (4.53%) Dell
12 10 (4.12%) Mercator
13 5 (2.06%) Symantec
14 4 (1.65%) Sybase
14 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.23%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.23%) Verint
15 3 (1.23%) New Relic
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