The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 251 264 247
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.053% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.056% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £458 £288 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.13% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £349 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £25.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+69.00% +10.18%
Senior Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8361 8966 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4992 5118 4689
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 430 444
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Surrey - 6 £475 - 2
Berkshire - 4 £450 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £320 -
Senior Systems Engineer
England

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Senior 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 South East region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
1 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Nagios
5 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) EMC VNX
6 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) Schematic Capture

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.76%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) V-Model
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
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