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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 85 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£351 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £353
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £39.85 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -7.69%
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
1319 1082 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.55% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 560 581
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 66 86
Average hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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
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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
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) CCIA
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 4 (66.67%) CCA
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCEA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIA
1 4 (66.67%) CCA
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCEA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
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