The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 11 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.07% 5.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£327 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.96% 92.31% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 48
Average daily rate £330 £310 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £95 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 15
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £30.00
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 Portsmouth

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
2 6 (42.86%) Validation
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (14.29%) Samba
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Electronics
7 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Serena
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) HP