The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 82 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.52% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.55% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £190 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -23.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 £23.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.89% +19.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Engineer
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - -
Rochdale - 1 £190 -
Cheadle - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Linux

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Site Server
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) 3Com
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade