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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 185 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 61 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 35
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 21
Median hourly rate £42.45 £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +23.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £17.22 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.46 £31.40
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +35.22%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 20 £444 +31.48% 12
Kent - 11 £350 - 2
Berkshire 0 9 £400 +9.58% 4
Surrey +20 6 £395 +19.69% 5
Oxfordshire -8 6 £375 +15.38% 7
Buckinghamshire +19 4 - - 4
West Sussex +11 4 £375 - 4
Middlesex -4 1 £425 +9.67%
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 59 (42.45%) Linux
2 39 (28.06%) Windows
3 33 (23.74%) Security Cleared
4 32 (23.02%) VMware
5 30 (21.58%) Finance
5 30 (21.58%) Active Directory
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
6 25 (17.99%) Puppet
7 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
8 23 (16.55%) DNS
8 23 (16.55%) Unix
9 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.23%) Internet
11 16 (11.51%) Firewall
11 16 (11.51%) Migration
11 16 (11.51%) DHCP
11 16 (11.51%) Python
11 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (10.79%) Cisco
12 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (9.35%) VPN
13 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
14 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (8.63%) HP
14 12 (8.63%) DevOps
15 11 (7.91%) Requirements Management
16 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.44%) Apache
3 2 (1.44%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.72%) JBoss
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.72%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.44%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) DNS
2 17 (12.23%) Internet
3 16 (11.51%) DHCP
3 16 (11.51%) Firewall
4 13 (9.35%) VPN
5 9 (6.47%) SSL
6 8 (5.76%) LDAP
6 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.04%) WAN
8 6 (4.32%) IPv6
8 6 (4.32%) LAN
8 6 (4.32%) NAS
8 6 (4.32%) Network Security
9 5 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.60%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (3.60%) VoIP
10 4 (2.88%) OSPF
10 4 (2.88%) PCoIP
10 4 (2.88%) SNMP
11 3 (2.16%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) MySQL
2 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.16%) JIRA
4 3 (2.16%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) Hudson
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.04%) Military
5 6 (4.32%) Aerospace
5 6 (4.32%) Marketing
6 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Avionics
7 3 (2.16%) Banking
7 3 (2.16%) Publishing
8 2 (1.44%) Billing
8 2 (1.44%) Electronics
8 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) PostGIS
2 5 (3.60%) Middleware
3 4 (2.88%) HTML
4 3 (2.16%) CSS
5 2 (1.44%) Web Services
5 2 (1.44%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (0.72%) LAMP
6 1 (0.72%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.72%) Sensu
6 1 (0.72%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) ASIC
2 5 (3.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (2.88%) CESG
3 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.16%) RIA
4 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.44%) Informatics
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.44%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.72%) EMV
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.72%) Handset
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.45%) Linux
2 39 (28.06%) Windows
3 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
4 23 (16.55%) Unix
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.47%) CentOS
9 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.32%) Solaris
11 5 (3.60%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.88%) Debian
13 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.44%) AIX
15 1 (0.72%) HPUX
15 1 (0.72%) SUSE
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.51%) Migration
2 12 (8.63%) DevOps
3 11 (7.91%) Requirements Management
4 10 (7.19%) UML
5 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (5.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.04%) Project Management
7 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.04%) Validation
8 6 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.60%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.60%) Use Case
9 5 (3.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (3.60%) V-Model
10 4 (2.88%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (2.88%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.88%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) Python
2 10 (7.19%) Perl
2 10 (7.19%) Ruby
3 8 (5.76%) C++
3 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.60%) C
6 4 (2.88%) Java
6 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.88%) VBScript
7 3 (2.16%) Go
7 3 (2.16%) Rust
7 3 (2.16%) Scala
7 3 (2.16%) SQL
8 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) MCP
3 8 (5.76%) MCSA
3 8 (5.76%) MCSE
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.04%) Degree
4 7 (5.04%) MCITP
5 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.60%) CCNP
6 5 (3.60%) CCVP
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) CEH
9 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) RHCE
9 1 (0.72%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) ARP4761
2 4 (2.88%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.88%) DO-254
3 2 (1.44%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.44%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.44%) DO-160
3 2 (1.44%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (21.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) Samba
3 6 (4.32%) vSphere
4 5 (3.60%) NFS
4 5 (3.60%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.60%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.88%) Firmware
6 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) Docker
8 1 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.72%) Postfix
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (17.99%) Puppet
2 15 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.19%) Ansible
4 7 (5.04%) Nessus
5 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.44%) Nagios
6 2 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.44%) SCSM
6 2 (1.44%) Terraform
7 1 (0.72%) Bareos
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.72%) Salt
7 1 (0.72%) SELinux
7 1 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) VMware
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.79%) Cisco
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.63%) HP
6 7 (5.04%) LANDesk
6 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.60%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) NETGEAR
7 5 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle
8 4 (2.88%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.88%) Veeam
9 3 (2.16%) Apple
9 3 (2.16%) EMC
9 3 (2.16%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.16%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.44%) F5
10 2 (1.44%) Juniper
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