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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 124 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Median daily rate £360 £344 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £169 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +13.57%
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
2701 2867 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.66% 95.41% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1455 1400
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 1 July 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 - 15 £375 - 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £320 -
Glasgow -6 2 £360 -4.00% 2
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
6 12 (38.71%) ITIL
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Korn
7 11 (35.48%) Bourne shell
7 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
8 10 (32.26%) Java
8 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.81%) Migration
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
11 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
11 7 (22.58%) IBM
11 7 (22.58%) AIX
11 7 (22.58%) Legal
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (22.58%) Puppet
11 7 (22.58%) Splunk
11 7 (22.58%) PaaS
11 7 (22.58%) MSBuild

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 (12.90%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (22.58%) PaaS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
1 7 (22.58%) MSBuild
1 7 (22.58%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (22.58%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) PKI
1 1 (3.23%) Replication
1 1 (3.23%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
9 7 (22.58%) AIX
10 6 (19.35%) HPUX
10 6 (19.35%) Solaris
10 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
11 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
12 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Release Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 12 (38.71%) Perl
3 11 (35.48%) Bourne shell
3 11 (35.48%) Korn
4 10 (32.26%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) VBScript
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) RHEV
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Netcool
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
3 4 (12.90%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Splunk
4 5 (16.13%) CA
4 5 (16.13%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Xilinx