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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 104 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.59% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Median daily rate £400 £464 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +36.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £309 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £464 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +45.16%
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
1876 2706 2717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.67% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1402 1457
Median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 10 £400 -
Edinburgh +14 5 £413 -11.09% 1
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Korn
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) AIX
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (26.09%) PowerHA
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) Solaris
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (21.74%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) SCOM
7 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) DNS

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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DPNSS
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) AIX
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) HPUX
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Korn
1 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Bourne shell
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) PowerHA
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (8.70%) Netcool
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) CA
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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