The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 124 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £175 £313 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £202 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £413 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +4.34%
Systems Engineer
UK

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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +11 4 £138 -64.51% 2
Edinburgh -14 3 £343 +114.06%
Fife - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) SCOM
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) SNMP
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) BMC
6 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (23.81%) XenApp
6 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
6 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 10

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) SNMP
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.52%) PABX
5 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) PBX
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Law
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) SCADA
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (4.76%) DFSS
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) BMC
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy