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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Engineer
Rank 255 248 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.033% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.036% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £347 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £22.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+89.51% -30.18%
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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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey -2 1 £350 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £288 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £388 -
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) MOF
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) Icinga
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM