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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 338 296 317
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 112 141 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 70
Median daily rate £475 £388 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% -9.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +78.77%
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
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 £265
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 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +34 24 £475 +15.15% 10
Westminster - 4 £525 -
Feltham -3 3 £400 -
Ealing - 3 £120 -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Hounslow +2 1 £288 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 124 (50.20%) Linux
2 93 (37.65%) Windows
3 82 (33.20%) Puppet
4 80 (32.39%) Finance
5 78 (31.58%) VMware
6 67 (27.13%) Amazon AWS
7 63 (25.51%) DevOps
8 59 (23.89%) Python
9 58 (23.48%) Unix
10 57 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 52 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 49 (19.84%) Perl
13 47 (19.03%) Microsoft
13 47 (19.03%) Opscode Chef
14 45 (18.22%) Ansible
15 42 (17.00%) Ruby
16 41 (16.60%) PowerShell
17 39 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (15.79%) Configuration Management
18 38 (15.38%) Red Hat
19 35 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 35 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
20 34 (13.77%) Jenkins
21 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (12.55%) Citrix
23 29 (11.74%) Active Directory
23 29 (11.74%) SQL
24 28 (11.34%) Java
24 28 (11.34%) JIRA

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 26 (10.53%) Apache
2 22 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.48%) Confluence
3 16 (6.48%) IIS
4 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.24%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.02%) JBoss
8 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.40%) SAS
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.24%) MS Project
3 6 (2.43%) MS Office
4 3 (1.21%) HipChat
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 67 (27.13%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.45%) Office 365
3 11 (4.45%) PaaS
4 8 (3.24%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.43%) GitHub
6 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.02%) IaaS
7 4 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.72%) DNS
2 23 (9.31%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.10%) Firewall
4 16 (6.48%) HTTP
4 16 (6.48%) SAN
5 9 (3.64%) Internet
5 9 (3.64%) SSL
6 8 (3.24%) Extranet
6 8 (3.24%) Network Security
6 8 (3.24%) SSH
7 6 (2.43%) LAN
7 6 (2.43%) NAS
7 6 (2.43%) SMTP
7 6 (2.43%) VPN
7 6 (2.43%) Wireless
8 5 (2.02%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.02%) LDAP
9 4 (1.62%) DHCP
9 4 (1.62%) FTP
9 4 (1.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.69%) MySQL
3 9 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.83%) Redis
5 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.62%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.81%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
Development Applications
1 34 (13.77%) Jenkins
2 28 (11.34%) JIRA
3 26 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.67%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.45%) Subversion
6 8 (3.24%) Hudson
6 8 (3.24%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.62%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.81%) Grunt
9 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
General
1 80 (32.39%) Finance
2 17 (6.88%) Banking
3 16 (6.48%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.43%) Games
5 6 (2.43%) Publishing
6 5 (2.02%) Advertising
7 4 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.81%) Military
9 2 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.69%) Web Services
2 10 (4.05%) LAMP
3 7 (2.83%) ELK Stack
4 5 (2.02%) Node.js
4 5 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.62%) Middleware
5 4 (1.62%) Sensu
6 3 (1.21%) XML
7 2 (0.81%) CSS
7 2 (0.81%) HTML
7 2 (0.81%) J2EE
7 2 (0.81%) Lucene
7 2 (0.81%) OpenJDK
7 2 (0.81%) RESTful
8 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.40%) REST
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.40%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.72%) Clustering
2 17 (6.88%) Hedge funds
3 16 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.43%) Derivative
5 6 (2.43%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.02%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Handset
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.21%) PKI
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) CCTV
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.81%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) BeagleBoard
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 124 (50.20%) Linux
2 93 (37.65%) Windows
3 58 (23.48%) Unix
4 52 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 35 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.88%) Solaris
9 14 (5.67%) CentOS
10 13 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.24%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.43%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.02%) Debian
13 5 (2.02%) SUSE
13 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.62%) Android
15 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.81%) AIX
16 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.51%) DevOps
2 39 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 35 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.72%) High Availability
4 24 (9.72%) ITIL
5 23 (9.31%) Migration
5 23 (9.31%) Service Delivery
6 22 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.91%) Open Source
7 21 (8.50%) Patch Management
8 14 (5.67%) Project Management
9 12 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.86%) Time Management
10 11 (4.45%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.45%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (4.45%) Web Operations
11 10 (4.05%) Business Continuity
11 10 (4.05%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.64%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.24%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.89%) Python
2 57 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 49 (19.84%) Perl
4 42 (17.00%) Ruby
5 41 (16.60%) PowerShell
6 29 (11.74%) SQL
7 28 (11.34%) Java
8 15 (6.07%) PHP
9 13 (5.26%) VBScript
10 12 (4.86%) Bourne shell
11 11 (4.45%) C++
12 10 (4.05%) Korn
13 9 (3.64%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.02%) C
15 4 (1.62%) Go
16 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
17 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.40%) C#
18 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.07%) MCSE
3 15 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 9 (3.64%) Degree
5 8 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.62%) CCNA
7 4 (1.62%) MCSA
8 3 (1.21%) CCDE
8 3 (1.21%) CCIE
9 2 (0.81%) ACDT
9 2 (0.81%) ACHDS
9 2 (0.81%) ACTC
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) MCDST
9 2 (0.81%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.69%) GlusterFS
3 19 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.29%) GFS2
4 18 (7.29%) OCFS2
5 17 (6.88%) Docker
6 12 (4.86%) XenApp
7 9 (3.64%) Hyper-V
8 8 (3.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (3.24%) NFS
8 8 (3.24%) UAG
8 8 (3.24%) vCloud
9 6 (2.43%) vSphere
10 4 (1.62%) KVM
10 4 (1.62%) Squid
10 4 (1.62%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.21%) XenServer
12 2 (0.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 82 (33.20%) Puppet
2 47 (19.03%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (18.22%) Ansible
4 20 (8.10%) CFEngine
4 20 (8.10%) SCOM
5 19 (7.69%) Nagios
6 18 (7.29%) Failover Clustering
6 18 (7.29%) SELinux
7 10 (4.05%) Terraform
8 8 (3.24%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.24%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (3.24%) SCCM
8 8 (3.24%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (2.83%) Control-M
9 7 (2.83%) OpenView
10 6 (2.43%) Kibana
10 6 (2.43%) logstash
11 5 (2.02%) Xymon
12 3 (1.21%) Grafana
12 3 (1.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 78 (31.58%) VMware
2 47 (19.03%) Microsoft
3 38 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 31 (12.55%) Citrix
5 19 (7.69%) Oracle
6 16 (6.48%) HP
7 14 (5.67%) Cisco
8 11 (4.45%) Splunk
9 10 (4.05%) IBM
9 10 (4.05%) Symantec
10 9 (3.64%) NetApp
11 8 (3.24%) Juniper
12 6 (2.43%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.43%) BMC
12 6 (2.43%) Mitel
13 5 (2.02%) AppDynamics
13 5 (2.02%) Apple
13 5 (2.02%) Dell
13 5 (2.02%) EMC
14 3 (1.21%) MathWorks
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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