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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 201 204 180
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 69 60 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.68% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 25
Median daily rate £375 £327 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +66.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.56 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.83 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -6 21 £354 +8.25% 7
Surrey -1 15 £473 +9.56% 8
Oxfordshire +7 12 £333 +15.65% 3
Berkshire -1 10 £375 +7.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £375 -
Kent - 2 £638 -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £320 +8.47%
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 44 (37.29%) Linux
2 42 (35.59%) VMware
3 31 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (24.58%) Windows
5 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
6 22 (18.64%) Python
7 20 (16.95%) Cisco
7 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.95%) HP
7 20 (16.95%) SQL
8 19 (16.10%) Firewall
9 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
10 17 (14.41%) Oracle
10 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
10 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
11 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (13.56%) ITIL
12 15 (12.71%) Red Hat
12 15 (12.71%) DevOps
13 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
14 13 (11.02%) Degree
14 13 (11.02%) Validation
15 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (9.32%) Nagios
15 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
15 11 (9.32%) Unix
15 11 (9.32%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (9.32%) OpenStack
16 10 (8.47%) Data Centre
16 10 (8.47%) Puppet

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 (9.32%) OpenStack
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
3 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) WordPress
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) Kentico
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Heroku
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) Firewall
2 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.93%) LAN
3 7 (5.93%) WAN
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (5.08%) DNS
5 5 (4.24%) Intranet
5 5 (4.24%) Network Security
6 4 (3.39%) ATM
7 3 (2.54%) DHCP
7 3 (2.54%) SAN
8 2 (1.69%) 3G
8 2 (1.69%) 4G
8 2 (1.69%) LDAP
8 2 (1.69%) SMTP
8 2 (1.69%) VLAN
8 2 (1.69%) VPN
8 2 (1.69%) Wireless
9 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Redis
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.24%) MSI
3 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
4 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.78%) Aerospace
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Avionics
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) CSS
3 2 (1.69%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.69%) HTML
3 2 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (0.85%) Django
4 1 (0.85%) Guice
4 1 (0.85%) JAAS
4 1 (0.85%) Java EE
4 1 (0.85%) JMS
4 1 (0.85%) JMX
4 1 (0.85%) JNDI
4 1 (0.85%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.85%) Sensu
4 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Statistics
4 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.85%) HACMP
5 1 (0.85%) Life Science
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Physics
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) Windows
3 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.32%) Unix
6 10 (8.47%) CentOS
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.54%) SUSE
11 2 (1.69%) AIX
11 2 (1.69%) Solaris
11 2 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.85%) Debian
12 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) DevOps
3 13 (11.02%) Validation
4 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.78%) Data Management
6 8 (6.78%) Network Design
6 8 (6.78%) UML
7 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.93%) Line Management
7 7 (5.93%) Service Management
8 6 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) ITSM
8 6 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.08%) Project Management
9 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.24%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (4.24%) Release Management
9 5 (4.24%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) Python
2 20 (16.95%) SQL
3 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.63%) Ruby
5 7 (5.93%) VB
6 6 (5.08%) C
7 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.24%) C++
7 5 (4.24%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.54%) C#
10 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) Degree
4 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.54%) CCNA
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.69%) MCP
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
7 2 (1.69%) RHCE
7 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.85%) HNC
8 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.85%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.54%) vSphere
5 2 (1.69%) Firmware
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Nagios
2 10 (8.47%) Puppet
3 8 (6.78%) SCCM
3 8 (6.78%) SCOM
4 6 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.08%) vRealize
5 5 (4.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (4.24%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.39%) WSUS
7 3 (2.54%) Cacti
8 2 (1.69%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.69%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.85%) Nmap
9 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) VMware
2 20 (16.95%) Cisco
2 20 (16.95%) HP
2 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
4 15 (12.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.47%) IBM
6 7 (5.93%) EMC
6 7 (5.93%) Intel Security
6 7 (5.93%) NetApp
7 6 (5.08%) BMC
7 6 (5.08%) CA
7 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) Lumension
8 5 (4.24%) Juniper
8 5 (4.24%) SAP
9 4 (3.39%) Sun
10 2 (1.69%) CommVault
10 2 (1.69%) Dell
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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