The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 91 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.32% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.33% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -18.75%
Systems Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1511 1211 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.33% 95.50% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 679 526
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 82
Average hourly rate £13.88 £15.25 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Manchester region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Manchester region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (25.00%) Squid
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Postfix
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Memcached
4 2 (25.00%) Varnish
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) iptables
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Squid
3 2 (25.00%) Varnish
3 2 (25.00%) iptables
3 2 (25.00%) Postfix
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: £22,000 to £28,000 depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago