The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 202 187 197
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 61 78 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.88% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 25
Median daily rate £428 £306 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £426 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +105.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £22.57 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.83 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
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
8422 8900 8648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.67% 95.01% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5000 5084 4694
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 £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 434 446
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Systems Engineer across the South East region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Systems Engineer across the South East region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Hampshire -15 22 £340 +0.96% 13
Surrey -8 13 £480 +20.00% 4
Berkshire 0 8 £420 +61.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £293 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £338 +17.39% 6
West Sussex -8 4 £458 +52.50%
Middlesex -5 2 £340 +14.28%
East Sussex +7 1 £450 +50.00% 2
Kent - 1 £800 -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 South East region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (38.28%) Linux
2 43 (33.59%) VMware
3 33 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (22.66%) Windows
5 25 (19.53%) Python
6 24 (18.75%) Cisco
6 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 21 (16.41%) Firewall
8 20 (15.63%) SQL
9 19 (14.84%) Active Directory
10 18 (14.06%) HP
10 18 (14.06%) Red Hat
10 18 (14.06%) ITIL
10 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
11 17 (13.28%) Oracle
11 17 (13.28%) DevOps
11 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
12 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 15 (11.72%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (10.94%) Puppet
14 14 (10.94%) Degree
14 14 (10.94%) Validation
14 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (10.16%) Unix
15 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
16 12 (9.38%) CentOS
16 12 (9.38%) OpenStack
16 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
16 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering

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 12 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.47%) IIS
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.13%) CMS
4 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.13%) WordPress
5 2 (1.56%) Apache
5 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.78%) Documentum
6 1 (0.78%) Kentico
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.78%) Heroku
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (6.25%) DNS
4 7 (5.47%) DHCP
5 6 (4.69%) LAN
5 6 (4.69%) WAN
6 5 (3.91%) Intranet
6 5 (3.91%) LDAP
6 5 (3.91%) Network Security
7 4 (3.13%) Internet
7 4 (3.13%) VPN
8 3 (2.34%) ATM
8 3 (2.34%) SAN
8 3 (2.34%) SNMP
9 2 (1.56%) SMTP
9 2 (1.56%) VLAN
9 2 (1.56%) Wireless
10 1 (0.78%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.13%) MSI
3 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) JUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Military
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 3 (2.34%) Avionics
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) XML
3 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.56%) HTML
3 2 (1.56%) Middleware
3 2 (1.56%) Node.js
3 2 (1.56%) Sensu
3 2 (1.56%) XSLT
4 1 (0.78%) Django
4 1 (0.78%) Guice
4 1 (0.78%) JAAS
4 1 (0.78%) Java EE
4 1 (0.78%) JMS
4 1 (0.78%) JMX
4 1 (0.78%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.78%) REST
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.91%) Statistics
4 3 (2.34%) CESG
4 3 (2.34%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) ASIC
5 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.78%) HACMP
6 1 (0.78%) Handset
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Physics
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.28%) Linux
2 29 (22.66%) Windows
3 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.16%) Unix
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.38%) CentOS
6 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.34%) SUSE
10 2 (1.56%) Debian
10 2 (1.56%) Solaris
10 2 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) DevOps
3 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.94%) Validation
4 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.03%) Integration Testing
6 9 (7.03%) UML
7 8 (6.25%) Data Management
7 8 (6.25%) Network Design
8 7 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (5.47%) Line Management
8 7 (5.47%) Project Management
9 6 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.69%) Service Management
10 5 (3.91%) Release Management
10 5 (3.91%) Requirements Management
10 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.91%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.53%) Python
2 20 (15.63%) SQL
3 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.38%) Ruby
4 9 (7.03%) Perl
5 8 (6.25%) Java
6 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.47%) C++
7 5 (3.91%) VB
8 4 (3.13%) PHP
8 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.34%) C
9 3 (2.34%) C#
10 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.78%) Go
11 1 (0.78%) Scala
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.94%) Degree
4 8 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) CCNA
5 3 (2.34%) CCNP
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.56%) MCSE
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.56%) RHCE
6 2 (1.56%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.78%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.69%) vSphere
4 4 (3.13%) Firmware
4 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.56%) XenApp
6 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.78%) Docker
7 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.78%) Postfix
7 1 (0.78%) Samba
7 1 (0.78%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Puppet
2 11 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.03%) Nagios
3 9 (7.03%) SCCM
3 9 (7.03%) SCOM
4 5 (3.91%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.13%) vRealize
6 3 (2.34%) Ansible
6 3 (2.34%) WSUS
7 2 (1.56%) Check_MK
7 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.56%) Linux-HA
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.78%) Bareos
8 1 (0.78%) Cacti
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.78%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (33.59%) VMware
2 24 (18.75%) Cisco
3 18 (14.06%) HP
3 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.06%) Red Hat
4 17 (13.28%) Oracle
5 10 (7.81%) IBM
6 9 (7.03%) EMC
7 7 (5.47%) Juniper
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix
9 5 (3.91%) Intel Security
9 5 (3.91%) NetApp
10 4 (3.13%) BMC
10 4 (3.13%) CA
10 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.13%) Lumension
10 4 (3.13%) Sun
11 3 (2.34%) Remedy
11 3 (2.34%) SAP
12 2 (1.56%) Apple
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