The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 94 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +51.24%
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
1763 1546 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 95.14% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 926 672
Median daily rate £388 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £32.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bolton - 1 £335 -
Salford - 1 £350 - 1
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Systems Engineer
North West

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Manchester region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) CFEngine
2 1 (11.11%) Graylog
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy