The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.82% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £215 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -39.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 257 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.79% 94.49% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 205 219
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Oxford region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) GitHub
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) IPv4
4 4 (33.33%) IPv6
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Debian
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Drupal

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) IPv4
1 4 (33.33%) IPv6
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) NetApp
1 1 (8.33%) Talend
1 1 (8.33%) Veeam
1 1 (8.33%) VMware