The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £395 £175 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% -27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £115 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £309 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1652 2395 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.27% 93.92% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1267 1461
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 8 £125 -9.09%
Edinburgh +22 3 £395 +15.32% 2
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (21.43%) PowerHA
6 6 (21.43%) Korn
6 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) WSUS
8 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.29%) SCCM
8 4 (14.29%) SCOM
8 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) DPNSS
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) Q.931
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Unix
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (10.71%) Solaris
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Change Control
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) Korn
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) PowerHA
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
1 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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