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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 206 186 180
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 66 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.87% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 26
Average daily rate £375 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £48.08 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
9214 9421 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.38% 94.40% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 5151 4814
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 459 473
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £12.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey 0 15 £425 -2.85% 7
Berkshire +5 14 £450 +28.57% 6
Oxfordshire +3 12 £320 - 5
Hampshire -25 9 £400 +18.51% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £375 - 2
West Sussex -14 3 £288 +187.50% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £318 -
Kent - 2 £638 -
East Sussex -5 1 - - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 40 (36.04%) VMware
2 32 (28.83%) Windows
3 31 (27.93%) Linux
3 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.02%) HP
6 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
7 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
7 19 (17.12%) Firewall
7 19 (17.12%) Cisco
7 19 (17.12%) SQL
8 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
9 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
9 15 (13.51%) Unix
10 13 (11.71%) Degree
11 12 (10.81%) Validation
12 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.91%) Nagios
12 11 (9.91%) IBM
12 11 (9.91%) Oracle
12 11 (9.91%) DevOps
12 11 (9.91%) Puppet
13 10 (9.01%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
13 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (9.01%) IIS
14 9 (8.11%) Intel Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (9.01%) IIS
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.90%) Kentico
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Heroku
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) Firewall
2 7 (6.31%) LAN
2 7 (6.31%) WAN
3 6 (5.41%) DNS
4 5 (4.50%) ATM
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (4.50%) Intranet
4 5 (4.50%) Network Security
4 5 (4.50%) SAN
4 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.70%) 3G
5 3 (2.70%) 4G
5 3 (2.70%) DHCP
6 2 (1.80%) 2G
6 2 (1.80%) HTTP
6 2 (1.80%) Internet
6 2 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.80%) VLAN
6 2 (1.80%) VPN
6 2 (1.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.90%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) GIS
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.90%) Redis
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.50%) MSI
3 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.90%) JUnit
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 3 (2.70%) Avionics
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Military
6 2 (1.80%) Automotive
6 2 (1.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) .NET
1 5 (4.50%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.80%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) XSLT
4 1 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.90%) Django
4 1 (0.90%) Guice
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.90%) JAAS
4 1 (0.90%) Java EE
4 1 (0.90%) JMS
4 1 (0.90%) JMX
4 1 (0.90%) JNDI
4 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.90%) Spring
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Statistics
5 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.90%) HACMP
6 1 (0.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Physics
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Windows
2 31 (27.93%) Linux
3 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.51%) Unix
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.11%) CentOS
8 8 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.50%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.60%) Solaris
10 4 (3.60%) SUSE
10 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.80%) AIX
11 2 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.90%) Debian
12 1 (0.90%) HPUX
12 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.81%) Validation
2 11 (9.91%) DevOps
2 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.11%) ITIL
3 9 (8.11%) Network Design
4 8 (7.21%) Data Management
4 8 (7.21%) Project Management
4 8 (7.21%) UML
5 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.31%) Line Management
5 7 (6.31%) Service Management
6 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.41%) ITSM
6 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.50%) Change Control
7 5 (4.50%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (4.50%) Open Source
7 5 (4.50%) SysML
8 4 (3.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.11%) Python
3 9 (8.11%) Ruby
4 8 (7.21%) VB
5 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.41%) C
7 5 (4.50%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Java
8 4 (3.60%) Perl
9 3 (2.70%) C#
9 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) AWK
10 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.80%) Korn
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 2 (1.80%) sed
10 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) Go
11 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) Degree
4 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.31%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.60%) MCP
6 4 (3.60%) MCSA
7 3 (2.70%) CCNA
7 3 (2.70%) CCNP
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.80%) HNC
8 2 (1.80%) RHCE
8 2 (1.80%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.90%) DO-160
2 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.90%) DO-254
2 1 (0.90%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO26262
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.70%) vSphere
4 2 (1.80%) Firmware
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.80%) XenApp
4 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Nagios
1 11 (9.91%) Puppet
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) SCOM
3 6 (5.41%) vRealize
3 6 (5.41%) WSUS
4 5 (4.50%) Cacti
4 5 (4.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.80%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.90%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) VMware
2 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.02%) HP
4 19 (17.12%) Cisco
5 15 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.91%) IBM
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle
7 9 (8.11%) Intel Security
8 7 (6.31%) NetApp
9 6 (5.41%) BMC
9 6 (5.41%) CA
9 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.41%) Citrix
9 6 (5.41%) EMC
9 6 (5.41%) Lumension
10 5 (4.50%) Juniper
10 5 (4.50%) SAP
11 4 (3.60%) CommVault
11 4 (3.60%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.60%) Symantec
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