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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 195 200 154
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 67 46 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.54% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 58
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£300 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £17.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £16.05 £14.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.25 £35.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -18.75%
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
8835 8451 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 92.02% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 4594 4023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £200
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 415 412 553
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -4.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +9 26 £325 +16.07% 11
Surrey +14 19 £350 - 11
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £225 - 2
Berkshire +1 6 £220 -28.74% 7
Oxfordshire -25 3 £288 -17.85% 7
Middlesex +5 2 £300 -4.76%
East Sussex - 2 £294 - 2
Kent -1 1 £388 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (41.61%) Windows
1 62 (41.61%) Security Cleared
2 53 (35.57%) VMware
3 43 (28.86%) SC Cleared
4 42 (28.19%) Active Directory
5 35 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
7 28 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
9 24 (16.11%) Linux
10 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (14.09%) ITIL
12 20 (13.42%) SQL
12 20 (13.42%) MS Exchange
13 18 (12.08%) Migration
14 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
14 17 (11.41%) HP
15 16 (10.74%) SAN
15 16 (10.74%) DNS
16 15 (10.07%) Cisco
17 14 (9.40%) IIS
17 14 (9.40%) Validation
17 14 (9.40%) DV Cleared
18 13 (8.72%) Oracle
18 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (8.05%) Firewall
19 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
19 12 (8.05%) EMC
19 12 (8.05%) UNIX
19 12 (8.05%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (13.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) IIS
3 8 (5.37%) Apache
3 8 (5.37%) Lync
4 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.01%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.34%) TPMS
9 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.34%) ArchestrA
10 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) IaaS
4 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) DNS
1 16 (10.74%) SAN
2 12 (8.05%) Firewall
2 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.38%) DHCP
4 10 (6.71%) LAN
4 10 (6.71%) WAN
5 8 (5.37%) LDAP
6 7 (4.70%) Bluetooth
7 6 (4.03%) VoIP
8 5 (3.36%) ATM
8 5 (3.36%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.36%) SSL
8 5 (3.36%) Network Security
9 4 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.68%) VPN
10 3 (2.01%) SMTP
10 3 (2.01%) IPsec
10 3 (2.01%) VLAN
11 2 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) DB2
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.34%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.04%) Automotive
2 8 (5.37%) Military
3 7 (4.70%) Electronics
4 6 (4.03%) Finance
4 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) Web Services
1 3 (2.01%) SAML
2 2 (1.34%) Middleware
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.34%) JSP
3 1 (0.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) J2EE
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) JSF
3 1 (0.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) Human Factors
2 6 (4.03%) Physics
3 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.68%) PKI
5 3 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.01%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.34%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.34%) SCADA
6 2 (1.34%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.61%) Windows
2 35 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.11%) Linux
4 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.05%) UNIX
7 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.36%) AIX
9 2 (1.34%) SUSE
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.34%) CentOS
9 2 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.09%) ITIL
2 18 (12.08%) Migration
3 17 (11.41%) Software Engineering
4 14 (9.40%) Validation
5 12 (8.05%) UML
6 11 (7.38%) SDLC
7 10 (6.71%) Network Design
8 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.70%) Change Management
10 6 (4.03%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.03%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.03%) V-Model
10 6 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.36%) Requirements Management
11 5 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.36%) Service Management
11 5 (3.36%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.36%) SOA
11 5 (3.36%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.42%) SQL
3 8 (5.37%) Java
4 7 (4.70%) C
5 6 (4.03%) VBScript
5 6 (4.03%) Perl
6 5 (3.36%) PHP
6 5 (3.36%) Python
7 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.68%) Korn
8 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.34%) C#
8 2 (1.34%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 62 (41.61%) Security Cleared
2 43 (28.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.40%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) Degree
5 4 (2.68%) CCNA
5 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.01%) CCNP
7 2 (1.34%) RHCE
8 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) PhD
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 14443
1 2 (1.34%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (28.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.04%) vSphere
4 6 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.01%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.34%) Firmware
7 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.34%) vCloud
7 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.67%) iptables
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.67%) Postfix
8 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.67%) UAG
8 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (5.37%) Nagios
1 8 (5.37%) SCCM
2 7 (4.70%) Icinga
3 4 (2.68%) Puppet
4 3 (2.01%) SCOM
4 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.01%) WSUS
5 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.34%) Cacti
5 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.34%) yum
5 2 (1.34%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.34%) SCSM
6 1 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.67%) SELinux
6 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 53 (35.57%) VMware
2 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.41%) HP
4 15 (10.07%) Cisco
5 13 (8.72%) Oracle
6 12 (8.05%) EMC
6 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.37%) Citrix
8 7 (4.70%) NetApp
8 7 (4.70%) McAfee
9 6 (4.03%) Lumension
9 6 (4.03%) Juniper
9 6 (4.03%) IBM
10 4 (2.68%) BMC
10 4 (2.68%) Telelogic
10 4 (2.68%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.01%) CA
11 3 (2.01%) Remedy
12 2 (1.34%) Dell
12 2 (1.34%) CommVault
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