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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 19 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.83% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.04% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -24.28%
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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
107 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.17% 90.57% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 52
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £460 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 22
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.96 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.82% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.88 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenServer
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco