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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 285 327 263
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 118 77 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 77
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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 £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% -0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £27.50 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £39.50 £38.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 +24 27 £422 +60.76% 21
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 124 (50.61%) Windows
2 97 (39.59%) VMware
3 80 (32.65%) Linux
4 74 (30.20%) Active Directory
5 72 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (18.78%) UNIX
8 44 (17.96%) Microsoft
8 44 (17.96%) PowerShell
9 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (16.33%) Python
11 39 (15.92%) DNS
12 37 (15.10%) Java
13 36 (14.69%) DevOps
14 35 (14.29%) Puppet
15 33 (13.47%) ITIL
16 30 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (11.84%) Finance
17 29 (11.84%) SQL
18 28 (11.43%) Configuration Management
19 27 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (10.61%) Citrix
20 26 (10.61%) Security Cleared
21 24 (9.80%) Migration
21 24 (9.80%) SQL Server
21 24 (9.80%) MS Exchange
22 23 (9.39%) Tomcat
22 23 (9.39%) IIS
22 23 (9.39%) EMC
22 23 (9.39%) HP

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.39%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.39%) IIS
3 18 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.94%) Apache
5 12 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.86%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.04%) JBoss
9 5 (2.04%) Lync
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.82%) CMS
11 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.82%) nginx
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) 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 19 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.08%) Office 365
3 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.63%) SaaS
4 4 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.82%) Route 53
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Heroku
7 1 (0.41%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.92%) DNS
2 20 (8.16%) Firewall
3 19 (7.76%) DHCP
4 16 (6.53%) SAN
5 13 (5.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.49%) HTTP
7 9 (3.67%) SSL
7 9 (3.67%) Internet
8 8 (3.27%) Intranet
9 7 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.45%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.63%) VLAN
11 4 (1.63%) CTI
11 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.63%) SMTP
11 4 (1.63%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.22%) VoIP
12 3 (1.22%) WAN
12 3 (1.22%) Broadband
12 3 (1.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.94%) MySQL
3 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.22%) Crystal Enterprise
6 3 (1.22%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.22%) Big Data
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.82%) DB2
7 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.82%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 15 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.67%) Maven
3 8 (3.27%) Subversion
4 6 (2.45%) Hudson
4 6 (2.45%) JIRA
5 5 (2.04%) Selenium
6 4 (1.63%) Ant
6 4 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.63%) RequisitePro
7 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (11.84%) Finance
2 11 (4.49%) Banking
3 8 (3.27%) Retail
3 8 (3.27%) Marketing
4 7 (2.86%) Advertising
5 6 (2.45%) Law
6 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.22%) Front Office
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.94%) Web Services
2 9 (3.67%) LAMP
3 6 (2.45%) J2EE
4 4 (1.63%) HTML
4 4 (1.63%) .NET
5 3 (1.22%) XML
5 3 (1.22%) ODBC
5 3 (1.22%) Lucene
5 3 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.82%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.82%) Java EE
6 2 (0.82%) OLE
6 2 (0.82%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.41%) EJB
7 1 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.27%) Open Source
2 8 (3.27%) Replication
3 5 (2.04%) Clustering
3 5 (2.04%) Biometrics
3 5 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) IVR
6 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.82%) Handset
6 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.41%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 124 (50.61%) Windows
2 80 (32.65%) Linux
3 72 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (18.78%) UNIX
5 43 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.49%) Solaris
10 9 (3.67%) CentOS
11 6 (2.45%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.22%) Android
13 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.82%) VMS
14 2 (0.82%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.69%) DevOps
2 33 (13.47%) ITIL
3 30 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 24 (9.80%) Migration
6 17 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 14 (5.71%) Change Management
8 12 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.08%) Project Management
9 10 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.08%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.67%) Use Case
10 9 (3.67%) Validation
11 8 (3.27%) UML
11 8 (3.27%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.86%) Requirements Management
12 7 (2.86%) Network Management
12 7 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.96%) PowerShell
2 40 (16.33%) Python
3 37 (15.10%) Java
4 29 (11.84%) SQL
5 22 (8.98%) Perl
6 21 (8.57%) Ruby
7 18 (7.35%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.90%) PHP
10 7 (2.86%) C#
10 7 (2.86%) C++
11 5 (2.04%) VBScript
11 5 (2.04%) C
12 2 (0.82%) Korn
12 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.90%) MCITP
5 10 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.86%) MCP
6 7 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.04%) Degree
7 5 (2.04%) MCSE
7 5 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.04%) RHCT
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.82%) MCSA
8 2 (0.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (30.20%) Active Directory
2 55 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.16%) vSphere
4 10 (4.08%) XenApp
5 9 (3.67%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.86%) Firmware
7 5 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.04%) Varnish
7 5 (2.04%) Docker
8 4 (1.63%) UAG
9 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.82%) XenServer
9 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.82%) Samba
10 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) Gluster
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (14.29%) Puppet
2 20 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.12%) SCCM
3 15 (6.12%) SCOM
4 14 (5.71%) Ansible
5 11 (4.49%) Nagios
6 8 (3.27%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (2.86%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.45%) yum
9 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.63%) Graphite
9 4 (1.63%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.22%) Kibana
10 3 (1.22%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.82%) WSUS
11 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (39.59%) VMware
2 44 (17.96%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.61%) Citrix
4 23 (9.39%) HP
4 23 (9.39%) EMC
4 23 (9.39%) Cisco
5 22 (8.98%) Red Hat
6 17 (6.94%) Oracle
7 15 (6.12%) IBM
8 14 (5.71%) Sun
8 14 (5.71%) Websense
9 10 (4.08%) NetApp
10 9 (3.67%) Dell
10 9 (3.67%) Mercator
11 5 (2.04%) Symantec
12 4 (1.63%) Apple
12 4 (1.63%) Sybase
12 4 (1.63%) AppSense
13 3 (1.22%) Verint
13 3 (1.22%) New Relic
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £375 - £376390 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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