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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 133 132 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate £293 £368 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +31.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £391 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Lancashire +13 14 £460 - 2
Cheshire -3 5 £288 -25.08% 7
Manchester -15 4 £285 -24.00%
Cumbria 0 2 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.93%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
5 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
6 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
7 6 (13.95%) Requirements Management
7 6 (13.95%) C++
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
8 5 (11.63%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.63%) WSUS
8 5 (11.63%) SCCM
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CICS
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) 4G
4 1 (2.33%) Broadband
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Avionics
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.33%) EJB
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) JMS
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) Servlets
4 1 (2.33%) Struts
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) VAX
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) VMS
6 2 (4.65%) OpenVMS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Requirements Management
2 4 (9.30%) OO
2 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.30%) UML
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) E-Procurement
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.65%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
4 2 (4.65%) Time Management
4 2 (4.65%) Web Design
5 1 (2.33%) CMMI
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) DCL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
3 4 (9.30%) VC++
4 2 (4.65%) ABAP
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) HND
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCAA
6 1 (2.33%) CCEE
6 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.33%) VCAP
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) IBM
4 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Chordiant
8 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Northgate
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
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