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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 139 129 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.20% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.21% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£475 £300 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.47 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
3469 2839 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.18% 92.42% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1965 1536 1037
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 180 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.67 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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 -4 8 £500 +81.81% 4
Cumbria - 4 - - 2
Lancashire +11 3 - - 4
Manchester -7 1 £300 - 6
Merseyside - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
3 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) UML
5 7 (24.14%) ERP
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
5 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.69%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) HP
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.79%) Remedy
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Teamcenter
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) IPv4
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) CCTV
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) SUSE
6 2 (6.90%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) zOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
2 7 (24.14%) UML
2 7 (24.14%) ERP
3 6 (20.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) PLM
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) CAD
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Server Building
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Jython
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCIA
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCEA
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) QEMU
3 1 (3.45%) KVM
3 1 (3.45%) iptables
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.45%) Opsview
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) MOM
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) BMC
5 3 (10.34%) Sun
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
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