The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 130 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.89% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 1
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£375 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £354
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £31.95 £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.12% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £34.60 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.39 £45.22 £31.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £31.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.30%
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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
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 the North West

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

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Cheshire +12 7 £400 +15.10% 1
Manchester -11 5 £351 +16.83% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Legal
7 5 (21.74%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) XenServer
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (21.74%) Puppet
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (21.74%) CCIA
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) CCA
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (21.74%) CCEA
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) EMC

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Jetty
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (17.39%) Route 53
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Servlets
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) SCADA
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) CentOS
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCIA
1 5 (21.74%) CCA
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCEA
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) XenServer
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) Xen
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) RightScale
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Meru Networks
7 1 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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