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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 284 268 304
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 142 173 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 122 79
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.44% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.15% -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
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
20543 22146 22132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14871 15475 15388
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 369 394
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +39 24 £475 +35.71% 14
Bromley -6 3 £450 -
Westminster - 3 £525 -
Hounslow 0 2 £389 +104.60%
Ealing - 2 £350 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 129 (49.05%) Linux
2 115 (43.73%) Windows
3 84 (31.94%) Finance
4 77 (29.28%) VMware
5 66 (25.10%) DevOps
6 65 (24.71%) Puppet
7 61 (23.19%) Windows Server
8 56 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
9 55 (20.91%) Python
10 54 (20.53%) Microsoft
11 53 (20.15%) PowerShell
12 52 (19.77%) Bash Shell
12 52 (19.77%) Unix
13 50 (19.01%) Perl
14 44 (16.73%) Red Hat
15 43 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
16 42 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (15.21%) Ansible
17 40 (15.21%) SQL Server
18 39 (14.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 38 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 36 (13.69%) SQL
21 35 (13.31%) Configuration Management
22 34 (12.93%) Ruby
23 32 (12.17%) MS Excel
23 32 (12.17%) Migration
24 31 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
25 30 (11.41%) Active Directory
26 28 (10.65%) Security Cleared
26 28 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (8.37%) Apache
2 20 (7.60%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.84%) IIS
4 16 (6.08%) Confluence
5 10 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.52%) JBoss
9 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.38%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Project
3 6 (2.28%) MS Office
4 3 (1.14%) HipChat
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.94%) Office 365
4 10 (3.80%) PaaS
5 8 (3.04%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.90%) GitHub
7 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.52%) IaaS
8 2 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.89%) DNS
2 22 (8.37%) Firewall
3 18 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.32%) SAN
5 13 (4.94%) HTTP
6 9 (3.42%) Internet
7 8 (3.04%) Extranet
7 8 (3.04%) Network Security
8 7 (2.66%) LDAP
8 7 (2.66%) SNMP
8 7 (2.66%) SSL
8 7 (2.66%) VPN
9 6 (2.28%) DHCP
10 5 (1.90%) LAN
10 5 (1.90%) SSH
11 4 (1.52%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.52%) FTP
11 4 (1.52%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.52%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.22%) MySQL
3 13 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.28%) Redis
7 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.52%) InfluxDB
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.14%) GIS
8 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.76%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.38%) Big Data
10 1 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 26 (9.89%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.60%) JIRA
3 15 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.32%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.42%) Subversion
6 8 (3.04%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.14%) Hudson
8 2 (0.76%) Grunt
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.38%) Selenium
9 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 84 (31.94%) Finance
2 20 (7.60%) Banking
3 12 (4.56%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.04%) Games
6 6 (2.28%) Automotive
6 6 (2.28%) Publishing
7 4 (1.52%) Advertising
8 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.14%) Retail
9 2 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.76%) Marketing
9 2 (0.76%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.51%) Web Services
2 6 (2.28%) ELK Stack
2 6 (2.28%) LAMP
3 5 (1.90%) Middleware
3 5 (1.90%) Node.js
3 5 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.90%) XML
4 4 (1.52%) Sensu
5 3 (1.14%) CSS
5 3 (1.14%) HTML
6 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) J2EE
6 2 (0.76%) Lucene
6 2 (0.76%) OpenJDK
6 2 (0.76%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.38%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.84%) Clustering
1 18 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.94%) Hedge funds
3 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.42%) User Experience
4 7 (2.66%) PlayStation
5 6 (2.28%) Derivative
6 5 (1.90%) Handset
6 5 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) Arduino
9 2 (0.76%) CCTV
9 2 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.76%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (49.05%) Linux
2 115 (43.73%) Windows
3 61 (23.19%) Windows Server
4 52 (19.77%) Unix
5 39 (14.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (7.60%) Solaris
9 16 (6.08%) CentOS
10 15 (5.70%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.04%) Windows Phone
12 7 (2.66%) Android
13 5 (1.90%) Debian
13 5 (1.90%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.90%) SUSE
13 5 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.76%) AIX
15 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.10%) DevOps
2 35 (13.31%) Configuration Management
3 32 (12.17%) Migration
4 31 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.89%) ITIL
6 25 (9.51%) Open Source
7 17 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (6.46%) High Availability
8 16 (6.08%) Project Management
8 16 (6.08%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.32%) Software Engineering
10 13 (4.94%) Web Operations
11 11 (4.18%) Capacity Management
11 11 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.18%) Load Balancing
11 11 (4.18%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (3.80%) Business Continuity
13 9 (3.42%) Patch Management
13 9 (3.42%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.42%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.91%) Python
2 53 (20.15%) PowerShell
3 52 (19.77%) Bash Shell
4 50 (19.01%) Perl
5 36 (13.69%) SQL
6 34 (12.93%) Ruby
7 27 (10.27%) Java
8 16 (6.08%) PHP
9 15 (5.70%) VBScript
10 14 (5.32%) C++
10 14 (5.32%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.18%) Bourne shell
12 10 (3.80%) Korn
13 9 (3.42%) C
14 4 (1.52%) C#
14 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.14%) Go
16 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.70%) MCSE
5 13 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.42%) Degree
6 9 (3.42%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.90%) MCSA
9 3 (1.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.76%) CCDE
10 2 (0.76%) CCIE
10 2 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.38%) CCEE
11 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.41%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (5.70%) Docker
5 13 (4.94%) XenApp
6 9 (3.42%) GFS2
6 9 (3.42%) GlusterFS
6 9 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.42%) OCFS2
7 8 (3.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (3.04%) UAG
8 6 (2.28%) vSphere
9 5 (1.90%) KVM
9 5 (1.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.52%) NFS
10 4 (1.52%) Squid
10 4 (1.52%) vCloud
10 4 (1.52%) XenServer
11 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (24.71%) Puppet
2 43 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (15.21%) Ansible
4 26 (9.89%) SCOM
5 19 (7.22%) Nagios
6 11 (4.18%) CFEngine
7 10 (3.80%) SCCM
8 9 (3.42%) Control-M
8 9 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (3.42%) OpenView
8 9 (3.42%) SELinux
9 8 (3.04%) Backup Exec
9 8 (3.04%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (2.66%) logstash
10 7 (2.66%) Xymon
11 6 (2.28%) Kibana
12 5 (1.90%) Terraform
13 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (29.28%) VMware
2 54 (20.53%) Microsoft
3 44 (16.73%) Red Hat
4 27 (10.27%) Citrix
5 21 (7.98%) Oracle
6 20 (7.60%) HP
7 19 (7.22%) Splunk
8 15 (5.70%) Cisco
9 11 (4.18%) Symantec
10 10 (3.80%) IBM
11 9 (3.42%) BMC
12 8 (3.04%) Juniper
13 7 (2.66%) Dell
14 6 (2.28%) AppDynamics
14 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
14 6 (2.28%) MathWorks
14 6 (2.28%) NetApp
15 5 (1.90%) Apple
15 5 (1.90%) EMC
15 5 (1.90%) Veritas
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: DOE
Posted: 27 days ago