The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / South East
Rank 173 207 187
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 63 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 31
Median daily rate £375 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £287 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £428 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 20
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.44 £31.85 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.32 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £33.29
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +27.68%

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
6818 7725 8535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.35% 94.17% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 4555 4590
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 410 415
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 17 £425 +21.42% 5
Kent +1 13 £350 -22.22% 2
Surrey +24 12 £419 +26.81% 1
Oxfordshire +7 8 £375 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 5 - - 1
West Sussex - 5 £300 - 1
Berkshire +15 3 £394 +31.25% 8
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (36.99%) Linux
2 50 (34.25%) Windows
3 40 (27.40%) VMware
4 39 (26.71%) Active Directory
5 36 (24.66%) Windows Server
6 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
7 32 (21.92%) Finance
8 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
9 23 (15.75%) DNS
9 23 (15.75%) Unix
9 23 (15.75%) SC Cleared
10 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (13.01%) Puppet
12 18 (12.33%) Firewall
13 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (10.96%) HP
14 16 (10.96%) Python
15 14 (9.59%) Internet
15 14 (9.59%) Cisco
16 13 (8.90%) VPN
16 13 (8.90%) MCP
16 13 (8.90%) MCSE
16 13 (8.90%) MCSA
16 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
17 12 (8.22%) MCITP
17 12 (8.22%) LANDesk
17 12 (8.22%) Nessus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.37%) Apache
3 2 (1.37%) Drupal
3 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.37%) TPMS
3 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.68%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) DNS
2 18 (12.33%) Firewall
3 14 (9.59%) Internet
4 13 (8.90%) VPN
5 10 (6.85%) DHCP
5 10 (6.85%) SSL
6 9 (6.16%) WAN
7 8 (5.48%) Network Security
8 7 (4.79%) IPv6
8 7 (4.79%) LAN
8 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.11%) LDAP
9 6 (4.11%) VoIP
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.42%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (2.74%) IPv4
11 4 (2.74%) NAS
11 4 (2.74%) OSPF
11 4 (2.74%) PCoIP
11 4 (2.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) MySQL
2 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.74%) JIRA
3 4 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (1.37%) Hudson
4 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Retail
3 8 (5.48%) Marketing
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.11%) Military
6 5 (3.42%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.05%) Avionics
7 3 (2.05%) Publishing
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) PostGIS
2 3 (2.05%) CSS
2 3 (2.05%) HTML
3 2 (1.37%) Middleware
3 2 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.68%) WSDL
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (3.42%) Replication
2 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.74%) User Experience
3 3 (2.05%) RIA
4 2 (1.37%) Informatics
4 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) ASIC
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) CMDB
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.68%) EMV
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.99%) Linux
2 50 (34.25%) Windows
3 36 (24.66%) Windows Server
4 23 (15.75%) Unix
5 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.48%) CentOS
10 7 (4.79%) Solaris
11 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.05%) AIX
12 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.37%) Debian
13 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.53%) DevOps
2 10 (6.85%) Migration
3 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
3 9 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (6.16%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (6.16%) Requirements Management
3 9 (6.16%) Validation
4 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.79%) UML
6 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.11%) ITIL
6 6 (4.11%) Programme Management
6 6 (4.11%) Project Management
7 5 (3.42%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (3.42%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.42%) Logistics
7 5 (3.42%) Server Patching
7 5 (3.42%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (3.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.96%) Python
2 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.79%) C
3 7 (4.79%) SQL
4 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.11%) Perl
4 6 (4.11%) Ruby
4 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.42%) C++
6 3 (2.05%) Go
6 3 (2.05%) Rust
6 3 (2.05%) Scala
6 3 (2.05%) VBScript
7 2 (1.37%) Java
7 2 (1.37%) Korn
7 2 (1.37%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.90%) MCP
3 13 (8.90%) MCSA
3 13 (8.90%) MCSE
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.22%) MCITP
5 10 (6.85%) Degree
6 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.11%) CCNP
7 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.42%) CCVP
9 3 (2.05%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.37%) RHCE
11 1 (0.68%) CCNA
11 1 (0.68%) CEH
11 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.68%) RHCA
11 1 (0.68%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) ARP4761
2 4 (2.74%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.74%) DO-254
3 2 (1.37%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.37%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.37%) DO-160
3 2 (1.37%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (26.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.16%) vSphere
4 6 (4.11%) NFS
4 6 (4.11%) Samba
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.42%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.42%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.05%) Docker
7 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) KVM
8 1 (0.68%) LXC
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.68%) Varnish
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) Puppet
2 12 (8.22%) Nessus
2 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.11%) Ansible
4 4 (2.74%) Nagios
5 3 (2.05%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.37%) SCCM
6 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.37%) SCSM
6 2 (1.37%) Terraform
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (27.40%) VMware
2 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.96%) HP
4 14 (9.59%) Cisco
5 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.22%) LANDesk
6 12 (8.22%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.11%) Oracle
8 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.42%) NETGEAR
8 5 (3.42%) SAP
9 4 (2.74%) EMC
9 4 (2.74%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.74%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.74%) Veeam
10 3 (2.05%) Apple
10 3 (2.05%) F5
10 3 (2.05%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.05%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.37%) Lumension
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