The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 247 233 256
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.13% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.14% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£340 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -26.92%
Senior Systems Engineer
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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
8494 8070 9191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.81% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4718 4308 4282
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 496 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +8 2 £400 +14.28% 3
Middlesex - 2 £340 -
Hampshire - 1 £175 -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (18.18%) WSUS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 5.5

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 7
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Kindle
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) Use Case
1 3 (27.27%) V-Model
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) EMC
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Dell KACE