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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 166 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 85 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 39
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +65.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.42 £23.25 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £57.50 £34.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +69.84%
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
7936 9237 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.71% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 5562 4816
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 433 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +7 22 £444 +37.06% 13
Oxfordshire +3 18 £450 +87.50% 8
Middlesex +14 14 £388 -
Berkshire +11 14 £375 +42.85% 6
Surrey +9 11 £438 +25.00% 9
West Sussex 0 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
Kent +8 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 28 (19.05%) Windows
3 28 (19.05%) Python
4 26 (17.69%) Finance
5 25 (17.01%) VMware
5 25 (17.01%) Puppet
6 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
7 20 (13.61%) Cisco
8 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
8 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (11.56%) Internet
9 17 (11.56%) Firewall
9 17 (11.56%) Unix
9 17 (11.56%) Windows Server
10 16 (10.88%) DevOps
10 16 (10.88%) DNS
11 15 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (9.52%) DHCP
12 14 (9.52%) ITIL
13 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
14 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
14 12 (8.16%) Validation
14 12 (8.16%) HP
14 12 (8.16%) Migration
14 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
15 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
15 11 (7.48%) Ruby

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 8 (5.44%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.72%) CMS
5 2 (1.36%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.68%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.68%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.68%) Heroku
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Firewall
1 17 (11.56%) Internet
2 16 (10.88%) DNS
3 14 (9.52%) DHCP
4 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.44%) VPN
6 7 (4.76%) LDAP
6 7 (4.76%) WAN
7 6 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.08%) IPv6
7 6 (4.08%) LAN
8 5 (3.40%) SNMP
8 5 (3.40%) SSL
8 5 (3.40%) VoIP
9 4 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.72%) Network Security
9 4 (2.72%) PCoIP
9 4 (2.72%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (2.04%) IPv4
10 3 (2.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.04%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) Hudson
5 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.68%) MSI
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.80%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Marketing
3 8 (5.44%) Military
4 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.04%) Avionics
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Publishing
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) PostGIS
2 6 (4.08%) HTML
3 5 (3.40%) Middleware
3 5 (3.40%) XML
4 4 (2.72%) CSS
5 3 (2.04%) Web Services
6 2 (1.36%) XSLT
7 1 (0.68%) LAMP
7 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.68%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.40%) ASIC
2 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (2.72%) CESG
3 4 (2.72%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.36%) Replication
5 2 (1.36%) RIA
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) HACMP
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 28 (19.05%) Windows
3 17 (11.56%) Unix
3 17 (11.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.44%) CentOS
6 4 (2.72%) Solaris
7 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Debian
8 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.88%) DevOps
2 14 (9.52%) ITIL
3 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.16%) Migration
3 12 (8.16%) Validation
4 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
5 10 (6.80%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (6.12%) UML
7 8 (5.44%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.08%) V-Model
9 5 (3.40%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.40%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.40%) Project Management
9 5 (3.40%) Release Management
9 5 (3.40%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) Python
2 11 (7.48%) C++
2 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.48%) Ruby
3 10 (6.80%) Perl
3 10 (6.80%) SQL
4 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.40%) Java
5 5 (3.40%) VB
6 4 (2.72%) C
6 4 (2.72%) Go
6 4 (2.72%) PHP
6 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.04%) Rust
7 3 (2.04%) Scala
8 2 (1.36%) C#
8 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Degree
4 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.72%) CCNP
5 4 (2.72%) CCVP
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCP
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.68%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.68%) DO-160
4 1 (0.68%) DO-254
4 1 (0.68%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
1 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.12%) vSphere
3 5 (3.40%) Firmware
4 4 (2.72%) NFS
4 4 (2.72%) Samba
4 4 (2.72%) VMware Server
4 4 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) Docker
6 1 (0.68%) KVM
6 1 (0.68%) Postfix
6 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) Puppet
2 15 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.76%) SCOM
4 6 (4.08%) Ansible
5 5 (3.40%) SCCM
6 4 (2.72%) Nagios
6 4 (2.72%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.36%) Check_MK
7 2 (1.36%) Terraform
8 1 (0.68%) Bareos
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.68%) Nessus
8 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.68%) Salt
8 1 (0.68%) SELinux
8 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (17.01%) VMware
2 20 (13.61%) Cisco
3 12 (8.16%) HP
3 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.48%) Oracle
4 11 (7.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.40%) EMC
5 5 (3.40%) IBM
6 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.72%) NETGEAR
6 4 (2.72%) Sun
7 3 (2.04%) Juniper
7 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.36%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.36%) Remedy
8 2 (1.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) Siemens
9 1 (0.68%) Sophos
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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