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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Engineer
Rank 241 259 253
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 20 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.092% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.096% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £319 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% +30.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.75 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +76.28%
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 12 £475 +35.71% 2
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
Hampshire +13 2 £468 - 1
Senior Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (53.33%) Linux
1 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (50.00%) Puppet
3 13 (43.33%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) Ruby
4 12 (40.00%) DevOps
5 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
6 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 10 (33.33%) Ansible
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Perl
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) Middleware
10 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Subversion
10 5 (16.67%) Apache
10 5 (16.67%) EMC
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) CentOS
10 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 5 (16.67%) Requirements Management
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon S3

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 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) OrCAD
1 1 (3.33%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.00%) SNMP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Military
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 3 (10.00%) ASIC
2 3 (10.00%) CESG
2 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Handset
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) CentOS
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) V-Model
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (6.67%) CAD
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) Ruby
3 7 (23.33%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Firmware
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (50.00%) Puppet
3 10 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) EMC
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Cadence
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle