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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 192 200 204
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 66 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.70% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 26
Median daily rate £425 £300 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £305 £324
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Median hourly rate £39.75 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% +102.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £22.83 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.48 £47.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +51.24%
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
8311 9063 8668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.85% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5337 4682
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 426 432
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -3 23 £323 -0.69% 5
Surrey -16 13 £470 +34.28% 8
Oxfordshire +12 9 £450 +56.52% 4
Berkshire +7 9 £420 +90.90% 4
Middlesex -2 5 £340 +13.33%
West Sussex -2 4 £458 +52.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £275 +22.22%
East Sussex +5 1 £450 +53.19% 4
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 60 (45.11%) Linux
2 33 (24.81%) VMware
3 27 (20.30%) Python
4 26 (19.55%) Windows
5 23 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (15.04%) Puppet
6 20 (15.04%) SQL
7 19 (14.29%) Cisco
7 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
8 18 (13.53%) ITIL
8 18 (13.53%) DevOps
9 16 (12.03%) Firewall
9 16 (12.03%) Unix
10 15 (11.28%) Oracle
10 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
11 14 (10.53%) CentOS
11 14 (10.53%) Ruby
11 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.53%) DHCP
11 14 (10.53%) Windows Server
12 13 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (9.02%) DNS
13 12 (9.02%) Validation
14 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (8.27%) Degree
14 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
14 11 (8.27%) HP

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 (8.27%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 4 (3.01%) CMS
4 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.01%) WordPress
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.75%) Documentum
6 1 (0.75%) Kentico
6 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.75%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.75%) Heroku
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) Firewall
2 14 (10.53%) DHCP
3 12 (9.02%) DNS
4 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.52%) Internet
6 7 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.76%) Intranet
7 5 (3.76%) Network Security
7 5 (3.76%) SNMP
8 4 (3.01%) IPv6
8 4 (3.01%) SAN
9 3 (2.26%) LDAP
9 3 (2.26%) VPN
10 2 (1.50%) ATM
10 2 (1.50%) LAN
10 2 (1.50%) NAS
10 2 (1.50%) WAN
10 2 (1.50%) Wireless
11 1 (0.75%) RNC
11 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.76%) MySQL
2 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.50%) MSI
3 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Military
3 6 (4.51%) Marketing
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Avionics
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
6 2 (1.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) PostGIS
1 5 (3.76%) XML
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) HTML
2 4 (3.01%) Middleware
3 2 (1.50%) CSS
3 2 (1.50%) Node.js
3 2 (1.50%) XSLT
4 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.75%) JAAS
4 1 (0.75%) Java EE
4 1 (0.75%) JMS
4 1 (0.75%) JMX
4 1 (0.75%) JNDI
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
4 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.75%) Sensu
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) CESG
4 4 (3.01%) ASIC
4 4 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.01%) Statistics
5 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.11%) Linux
2 26 (19.55%) Windows
3 16 (12.03%) Unix
4 14 (10.53%) CentOS
4 14 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) Solaris
9 3 (2.26%) Debian
10 2 (1.50%) SUSE
10 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.75%) AIX
11 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.53%) DevOps
1 18 (13.53%) ITIL
2 12 (9.02%) Validation
3 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.52%) Integration Testing
5 9 (6.77%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.26%) Data Management
6 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (5.26%) Migration
6 7 (5.26%) UML
7 6 (4.51%) Line Management
7 6 (4.51%) Network Design
7 6 (4.51%) Requirements Management
7 6 (4.51%) V-Model
8 5 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) Python
2 20 (15.04%) SQL
3 14 (10.53%) Ruby
4 10 (7.52%) C++
4 10 (7.52%) Perl
4 10 (7.52%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.26%) Java
7 5 (3.76%) VB
8 4 (3.01%) PHP
8 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.50%) C
9 2 (1.50%) C#
9 2 (1.50%) Go
9 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.75%) Rust
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.27%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) CCNA
5 3 (2.26%) CCNP
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.50%) MCSE
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.50%) RHCE
6 2 (1.50%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.75%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.75%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.51%) vSphere
4 5 (3.76%) Firmware
5 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.50%) XenApp
6 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.75%) Samba
7 1 (0.75%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) Puppet
2 13 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.02%) Nagios
3 8 (6.02%) SCCM
3 8 (6.02%) SCOM
4 5 (3.76%) Ansible
5 4 (3.01%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.50%) Check_MK
6 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.50%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.75%) Bareos
7 1 (0.75%) Cacti
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (24.81%) VMware
2 19 (14.29%) Cisco
2 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.28%) Oracle
4 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.27%) HP
6 9 (6.77%) EMC
7 7 (5.26%) IBM
8 6 (4.51%) Juniper
9 5 (3.76%) Citrix
10 4 (3.01%) Sun
11 3 (2.26%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.26%) Remedy
11 3 (2.26%) SAP
12 2 (1.50%) Apple
12 2 (1.50%) AppSense
12 2 (1.50%) Lumension
12 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.75%) Acronis
13 1 (0.75%) F5
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