The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 199 145 161
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 43 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 1.03% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.11% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 37
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£318 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.97 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £14.57 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.41 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -11.64%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Engineer
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 15 £275 -8.33% 9
Surrey -16 9 £350 +40.00% 3
Berkshire 0 8 £309 -11.78% 6
Oxfordshire -4 5 £350 -27.46%
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £250 -23.07% 4
Middlesex - 1 £315 -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (48.33%) Windows
2 42 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 41 (34.17%) VMware
3 41 (34.17%) Linux
4 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
6 30 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 22 (18.33%) Cisco
9 21 (17.50%) Firewall
10 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (15.00%) Citrix
12 17 (14.17%) HP
13 16 (13.33%) Oracle
14 15 (12.50%) C++
14 15 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (11.67%) C
15 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
16 13 (10.83%) UNIX
16 13 (10.83%) UML
17 12 (10.00%) SAN
18 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (9.17%) NetApp
18 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
18 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
18 11 (9.17%) Migration
19 10 (8.33%) Military
19 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.83%) Apache
3 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.00%) IIS
5 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.33%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) nginx
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) Firewall
2 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.00%) SAN
4 10 (8.33%) LAN
5 9 (7.50%) LDAP
5 9 (7.50%) WAN
5 9 (7.50%) DNS
6 7 (5.83%) DHCP
6 7 (5.83%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.00%) VoIP
7 6 (5.00%) ISDN
8 5 (4.17%) RTP
9 4 (3.33%) IPsec
9 4 (3.33%) SSL
10 3 (2.50%) 3G
10 3 (2.50%) NAS
10 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.50%) 2G
10 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.67%) JMeter
2 2 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.83%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (8.33%) Military
2 8 (6.67%) Electronics
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Avionics
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) Web Services
1 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 4 (3.33%) SAML
3 2 (1.67%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.67%) JSF
4 1 (0.83%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) JSP
4 1 (0.83%) STL
4 1 (0.83%) POSIX
4 1 (0.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.83%) Qt
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.17%) Open Source
2 5 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.50%) NHS
3 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Robotics
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) STB
5 1 (0.83%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 58 (48.33%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) Linux
3 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.83%) UNIX
6 10 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.17%) Solaris
9 5 (4.17%) CentOS
9 5 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (3.33%) SUSE
11 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (10.83%) UML
3 11 (9.17%) Migration
4 10 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.00%) ITIL
6 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.17%) OOD
7 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.17%) Validation
7 5 (4.17%) Network Design
8 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.33%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.50%) Project Management
9 3 (2.50%) SOA
9 3 (2.50%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.50%) Use Case
9 3 (2.50%) SysML
9 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) C++
2 14 (11.67%) C
3 10 (8.33%) Java
3 10 (8.33%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) C#
5 8 (6.67%) Python
5 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.83%) Perl
7 5 (4.17%) PHP
7 5 (4.17%) Ruby
7 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) Korn
9 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.33%) MCSE
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) Degree
7 6 (5.00%) CCVP
7 6 (5.00%) CCNA
8 5 (4.17%) MCTS
9 2 (1.67%) MCP
9 2 (1.67%) CCNP
9 2 (1.67%) CCA
9 2 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CNE
10 1 (0.83%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) PhD
10 1 (0.83%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.67%) XenServer
5 7 (5.83%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.83%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.00%) XenApp
6 6 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.33%) Shibboleth
7 4 (3.33%) NFS
8 3 (2.50%) vSphere
8 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.67%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
4 2 (1.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.67%) SCOM
4 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (34.17%) VMware
2 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.33%) Cisco
4 18 (15.00%) Citrix
5 17 (14.17%) HP
6 16 (13.33%) Oracle
7 11 (9.17%) NetApp
8 10 (8.33%) EMC
9 5 (4.17%) IBM
9 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.17%) Juniper
9 5 (4.17%) McAfee
9 5 (4.17%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.50%) Apple
10 3 (2.50%) F5
11 2 (1.67%) Brocade
11 2 (1.67%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.67%) Veritas
11 2 (1.67%) Adobe
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