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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 194 171 183
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 60 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.84% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 37
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£332 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £242 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £35.75 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.27% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.56 £16.50 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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
Hampshire -3 30 £332 -5.21% 6
Oxfordshire -13 11 £288 - 7
Surrey +7 7 £438 +25.00% 8
Berkshire -16 5 £350 -4.10% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - - 2
Middlesex +3 2 £295 +7.27% 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 6
Sussex - 1 £250 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 63 (43.15%) Windows
2 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
3 47 (32.19%) VMware
4 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
5 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
6 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
7 30 (20.55%) Linux
8 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (17.81%) SQL
10 24 (16.44%) ITIL
10 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
11 20 (13.70%) UNIX
11 20 (13.70%) DNS
12 19 (13.01%) TCP/IP
13 18 (12.33%) SAN
14 17 (11.64%) HP
14 17 (11.64%) Cisco
14 17 (11.64%) IIS
14 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (10.96%) DHCP
15 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
15 16 (10.96%) Firewall
16 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.27%) Migration
16 15 (10.27%) Software Engineering
17 14 (9.59%) UML
17 14 (9.59%) Oracle
18 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
18 13 (8.90%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (11.64%) IIS
2 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.85%) Lync
4 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.11%) Apache
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.05%) ArchestrA
8 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.37%) TPMS
9 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.74%) MS Office
4 2 (1.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
1 1 (0.68%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.37%) Route 53
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.70%) DNS
2 19 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.33%) SAN
4 16 (10.96%) DHCP
4 16 (10.96%) Firewall
5 8 (5.48%) SSL
6 7 (4.79%) LDAP
6 7 (4.79%) LAN
6 7 (4.79%) WAN
7 6 (4.11%) Network Security
8 5 (3.42%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.74%) 4G
9 4 (2.74%) MQTT
9 4 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.74%) Modbus
9 4 (2.74%) LTE
9 4 (2.74%) Broadband
9 4 (2.74%) VPN
10 3 (2.05%) VoIP
10 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.37%) DB2
2 2 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.37%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) MSI
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.42%) Avionics
3 5 (3.42%) Military
4 3 (2.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) HTML
1 5 (3.42%) Web Services
2 4 (2.74%) WebSockets
2 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.05%) SAML
3 3 (2.05%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) POSIX
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) .NET
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) YAML
5 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) JSF
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Human Factors
3 4 (2.74%) Clustering
3 4 (2.74%) PKI
4 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.05%) SCADA
4 3 (2.05%) Open Source
4 3 (2.05%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) NHS
5 2 (1.37%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
6 1 (0.68%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) BeagleBone
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.15%) Windows
2 30 (20.55%) Linux
3 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.70%) UNIX
5 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.16%) AIX
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.42%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.05%) SUSE
12 2 (1.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) ITIL
2 15 (10.27%) Migration
2 15 (10.27%) Software Engineering
3 14 (9.59%) UML
4 13 (8.90%) Validation
5 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
6 8 (5.48%) Network Design
6 8 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.79%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.11%) DevOps
8 6 (4.11%) Requirements Management
8 6 (4.11%) Change Management
8 6 (4.11%) Project Management
9 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.42%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.42%) Change Control
10 4 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) SQL
2 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.16%) Java
3 9 (6.16%) C
4 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.48%) Python
5 6 (4.11%) PHP
5 6 (4.11%) VBScript
6 5 (3.42%) C#
6 5 (3.42%) C++
6 5 (3.42%) Perl
7 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.74%) Korn
7 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (33.56%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.48%) Degree
5 6 (4.11%) CCNA
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.05%) CCNP
6 3 (2.05%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
7 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) DO-178B
1 4 (2.74%) DO-254
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.11%) vSphere
3 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.74%) Samba
6 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.05%) Shibboleth
6 3 (2.05%) UAG
6 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.37%) vCloud
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Nagios
2 9 (6.16%) SCCM
3 7 (4.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.11%) Puppet
4 6 (4.11%) Icinga
5 5 (3.42%) SCOM
6 3 (2.05%) OpenView
7 2 (1.37%) yum
7 2 (1.37%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.37%) SCSM
7 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) Ansible
8 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) VMware
2 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) HP
3 17 (11.64%) Cisco
4 14 (9.59%) Oracle
5 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.85%) NetApp
7 8 (5.48%) Juniper
7 8 (5.48%) EMC
8 7 (4.79%) IBM
9 5 (3.42%) McAfee
9 5 (3.42%) Citrix
10 4 (2.74%) Lumension
10 4 (2.74%) Telelogic
11 3 (2.05%) BMC
11 3 (2.05%) CA
11 3 (2.05%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.05%) Wonderware
11 3 (2.05%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.37%) Remedy
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