The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 120 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate £326 £475 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.34% +65.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £301 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Average hourly rate - £31.65 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2196 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.09% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1083 1323
Average daily rate £372 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 105
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -28 2 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) SCADA

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) KDB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) SCADA
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CNE
3 1 (7.14%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
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