The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 28 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 3.38% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.35% -11.64%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 201 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.99% 97.10% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Engineer
Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Python

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) STL
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco