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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 114 130 94
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 9 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.19% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.19% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 17
Median daily rate £290 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £464 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +69.84%
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
2069 3082 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1589 1410
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 62 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Edinburgh +13 4 £200 -56.89% 2
Glasgow +11 3 £333 -8.90%
Renfrewshire - 2 £290 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) Perl
6 13 (37.14%) ITIL
6 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (37.14%) Bourne shell
6 13 (37.14%) Korn
7 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (28.57%) SCOM
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) Service Management
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.71%) VBScript
10 9 (25.71%) AIX
10 9 (25.71%) IBM
11 8 (22.86%) HP
11 8 (22.86%) HPUX
11 8 (22.86%) Solaris
11 8 (22.86%) Netcool
11 8 (22.86%) CA
11 8 (22.86%) Release Management
11 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
11 8 (22.86%) Regular Expression

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 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) CICS
3 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) PaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
1 6 (17.14%) MSBuild
1 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.86%) PKI
1 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.86%) Replication
1 1 (2.86%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.71%) AIX
8 8 (22.86%) HPUX
8 8 (22.86%) Solaris
8 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
9 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Release Management
4 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 14 (40.00%) Perl
3 13 (37.14%) Bourne shell
3 13 (37.14%) Korn
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) VBScript
7 5 (14.29%) Python
8 4 (11.43%) Ruby
9 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.57%) C++
10 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) RHEV
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCOM
2 8 (22.86%) Netcool
3 7 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 6 (17.14%) Ansible
4 6 (17.14%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.14%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM
6 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.71%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) CA
4 8 (22.86%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Splunk
6 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Xilinx