The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 142 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 22 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Median daily rate £308 £488 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +156.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £327 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3815 3671 2928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.52% 94.44% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2307 1966 1547
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 227 197
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Lancashire +11 13 £241 - 1
Cheshire -14 5 £316 -36.75% 1
Manchester - 3 £430 - 5
Cumbria -1 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 North West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
7 8 (17.78%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
8 7 (15.56%) IBM
8 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 7 (15.56%) Finance
8 7 (15.56%) ClearQuest
8 7 (15.56%) Requirements Management
8 7 (15.56%) WSUS
8 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
10 5 (11.11%) WAN
10 5 (11.11%) C++
10 5 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (4.44%) CICS
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) 4G
4 1 (2.22%) Broadband
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (17.78%) ClearCase
3 7 (15.56%) ClearQuest
4 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Avionics
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) EJB
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) JMS
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Servlets
3 1 (2.22%) Struts
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) WSDL
3 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.89%) VAX
2 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) VMS
5 2 (4.44%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Requirements Management
2 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) Human Factors
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) MODAF
5 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) UML
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) C++
3 4 (8.89%) DCL
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) VC++
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) COBOL
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCEE
5 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VCAP
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) WSUS
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
3 7 (15.56%) IBM
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Chordiant
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Northgate
7 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) Sun
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