The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 26 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.99% 0.54% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.60% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £375 £340 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -28.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
Systems Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 167 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 98.01% 90.76% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 115 102
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 15
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SaltStack