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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 137 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £343 £320 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £320 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.05 £25.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.29 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
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
3306 4265 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.20% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2600 1698
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 212 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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 +24 8 £375 -
Manchester -6 6 £335 +4.68% 4
Cheshire +6 2 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Firewall
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
7 6 (16.67%) Citrix
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco
8 5 (13.89%) IBM
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (11.11%) Puppet
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) Nagios
9 4 (11.11%) C#
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) Unix
9 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.11%) LAN
9 4 (11.11%) WAN
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) WSUS

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) PBX
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) MagicDraw
4 1 (2.78%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Avionics
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.11%) Unix
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.33%) DevOps
2 3 (8.33%) Validation
3 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.56%) Data Validation
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) MODAF
3 2 (5.56%) OO
3 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
3 2 (5.56%) Ticket Management
3 2 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) VC++
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Nagios
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
1 4 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (5.56%) Graylog
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (5.56%) yum
3 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Wonderware
7 1 (2.78%) Axway
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Rockwell
7 1 (2.78%) Siemens
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