The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 189 179 147
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 68 58 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.74% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 32
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£350 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £480 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £354
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £39.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £31.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.30%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 37 £350 +9.37% 8
Surrey -11 10 £406 +62.50% 2
Berkshire -3 8 £425 +21.42% 10
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 1
Middlesex +3 4 £340 -24.44%
Kent - 3 £165 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Sussex - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (37.80%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.56%) VMware
4 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
5 23 (18.11%) HP
5 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
6 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (15.75%) DHCP
7 20 (15.75%) DNS
8 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
8 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (14.17%) SAN
9 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (13.39%) Cisco
10 17 (13.39%) UML
11 16 (12.60%) SQL
12 15 (11.81%) Linux
13 14 (11.02%) ITIL
13 14 (11.02%) Citrix
14 13 (10.24%) Windows 7
14 13 (10.24%) Requirements Management
14 13 (10.24%) IBM
14 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.45%) Firewall
15 12 (9.45%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
16 11 (8.66%) MS Exchange
17 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
17 10 (7.87%) MS Office
17 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Systems Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.30%) IIS
3 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) Lync
5 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) Simulink
4 1 (0.79%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.57%) Route 53
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) DHCP
1 20 (15.75%) DNS
2 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.17%) SAN
4 12 (9.45%) Firewall
5 9 (7.09%) WAN
5 9 (7.09%) LAN
6 8 (6.30%) DVB
7 7 (5.51%) LDAP
8 5 (3.94%) SSL
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.15%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.15%) Network Security
10 3 (2.36%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.36%) ATM
10 3 (2.36%) MQTT
10 3 (2.36%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.36%) Modbus
11 2 (1.57%) Multicast
11 2 (1.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.79%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (7.09%) Military
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Avionics
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) XML
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
2 3 (2.36%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.36%) WebSockets
2 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.79%) Qt
4 1 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) STL
4 1 (0.79%) WSDL
4 1 (0.79%) POSIX
4 1 (0.79%) JMS
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) MPEG
2 7 (5.51%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.72%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) PKI
4 5 (3.94%) NHS
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Statistics
5 4 (3.15%) Replication
6 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.57%) DTV
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) STB
8 1 (0.79%) APACS
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Physics
8 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.80%) Windows
2 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (11.81%) Linux
5 13 (10.24%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.30%) UNIX
8 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.57%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.57%) AIX
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.57%) Fedora
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.39%) UML
2 14 (11.02%) ITIL
3 13 (10.24%) Requirements Management
4 12 (9.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.09%) SysML
7 8 (6.30%) Use Case
8 7 (5.51%) Change Management
8 7 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.72%) V-Model
10 5 (3.94%) Migration
10 5 (3.94%) SOA
10 5 (3.94%) Project Management
11 4 (3.15%) Change Control
11 4 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.15%) Line Management
11 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.15%) Network Design
12 3 (2.36%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) SQL
2 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.94%) C
5 4 (3.15%) C#
5 4 (3.15%) VBScript
5 4 (3.15%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) PHP
7 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.57%) C++
7 2 (1.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.30%) MCSE
5 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) CCNA
6 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.36%) MCP
8 2 (1.57%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.79%) HNC
9 1 (0.79%) PhD
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.51%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.72%) Firmware
5 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.15%) vSphere
6 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.15%) XenApp
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.36%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.57%) NFS
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.57%) XenServer
9 1 (0.79%) Samba
9 1 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) SCCM
2 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.94%) SCOM
2 5 (3.94%) Nagios
3 3 (2.36%) WSUS
3 3 (2.36%) OpenView
3 3 (2.36%) Puppet
4 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.79%) Icinga
5 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.56%) VMware
3 23 (18.11%) HP
4 17 (13.39%) Cisco
5 14 (11.02%) Citrix
6 13 (10.24%) IBM
7 8 (6.30%) EMC
8 7 (5.51%) Juniper
8 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.15%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.15%) Dell
10 3 (2.36%) Computacenter
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle
10 3 (2.36%) Symantec
10 3 (2.36%) CA
10 3 (2.36%) NetApp
10 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.36%) Dell KACE
11 2 (1.57%) Intel
11 2 (1.57%) Veritas
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