The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank - 26 22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.61% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.69% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -21.48%
Systems Engineer
Oxfordshire

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
351 178 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.23% 95.70% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 93 112
Average daily rate £435 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £27.50 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware