The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 64 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.13% 0.75% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.78% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -27.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £23.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+78.77% -18.80%
Systems Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 514 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 96.44% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 300 286
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 36
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Oxford -20 4 £269 -23.21% 3
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) IIS
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Nagios
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Icinga
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (29.41%) Change Management
7 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
8 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (35.29%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
1 6 (35.29%) Icinga
2 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (11.76%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds