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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 179 169 178
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 81 74 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.86% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 37
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£338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.48% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.08 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
9096 8574 7740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.95% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4748 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 456 611
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +7 39 £338 +1.42% 9
Oxfordshire -1 18 £320 - 11
Berkshire -13 10 £350 +16.66% 8
Surrey +9 8 £438 -7.89% 4
Middlesex 0 2 £318 +15.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 2 - - 3
East Sussex -11 1 - - 6
West Sussex -19 1 £100 -61.53% 2
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 66 (44.30%) Windows
2 50 (33.56%) VMware
3 46 (30.87%) Security Cleared
4 41 (27.52%) Active Directory
5 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
6 30 (20.13%) SQL
6 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
7 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (19.46%) Linux
8 26 (17.45%) ITIL
9 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
10 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
10 22 (14.77%) DNS
11 21 (14.09%) SAN
11 21 (14.09%) HP
12 19 (12.75%) DHCP
12 19 (12.75%) UNIX
13 18 (12.08%) Firewall
13 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (11.41%) MS Exchange
14 17 (11.41%) IIS
15 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
15 16 (10.74%) Cisco
15 16 (10.74%) Software Engineering
16 14 (9.40%) Migration
16 14 (9.40%) UML
17 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
17 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (8.72%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (11.41%) IIS
1 17 (11.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.05%) Lync
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.68%) Apache
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.01%) ArchestrA
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.34%) TPMS
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) Route 53
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
1 22 (14.77%) DNS
2 21 (14.09%) SAN
3 19 (12.75%) DHCP
4 18 (12.08%) Firewall
5 8 (5.37%) LDAP
5 8 (5.37%) LAN
5 8 (5.37%) WAN
6 7 (4.70%) SSL
7 6 (4.03%) Network Security
8 4 (2.68%) LTE
8 4 (2.68%) 4G
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.68%) Modbus
8 4 (2.68%) MQTT
8 4 (2.68%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.68%) VPN
8 4 (2.68%) Broadband
9 3 (2.01%) VoIP
9 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) MySQL
1 2 (1.34%) DB2
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.01%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.34%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.36%) Avionics
2 5 (3.36%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.68%) Military
4 2 (1.34%) Publishing
4 2 (1.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) HTML
1 5 (3.36%) Web Services
2 4 (2.68%) WebSockets
2 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.01%) XML
4 2 (1.34%) SAML
4 2 (1.34%) LAMP
4 2 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.67%) YAML
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.67%) J2EE
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.67%) POSIX
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) PKI
3 7 (4.70%) Clustering
4 6 (4.03%) Human Factors
5 4 (2.68%) Replication
5 4 (2.68%) NHS
6 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.01%) SCADA
6 3 (2.01%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.34%) Open Source
7 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
8 1 (0.67%) Xbox
8 1 (0.67%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.30%) Windows
2 29 (19.46%) Linux
2 29 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.75%) UNIX
4 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.71%) AIX
7 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.36%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.01%) SUSE
11 2 (1.34%) Fedora
11 2 (1.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.45%) ITIL
2 16 (10.74%) Software Engineering
3 14 (9.40%) UML
3 14 (9.40%) Migration
4 13 (8.72%) Validation
5 9 (6.04%) Programme Management
6 8 (5.37%) Network Design
6 8 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.70%) Project Management
8 6 (4.03%) Change Management
8 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.03%) Requirements Management
8 6 (4.03%) DevOps
9 5 (3.36%) Change Control
9 5 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.36%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.36%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) SQL
2 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.70%) C
4 7 (4.70%) Java
4 7 (4.70%) Python
5 6 (4.03%) VBScript
5 6 (4.03%) C#
5 6 (4.03%) C++
6 5 (3.36%) PHP
7 4 (2.68%) Perl
7 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.68%) Korn
8 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (30.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) Degree
5 6 (4.03%) CCNA
5 6 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.01%) MCSE
6 3 (2.01%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) HNC
7 1 (0.67%) RHCE
7 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.67%) SCSA
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) DO-178B
1 4 (2.68%) DO-254
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 41 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.03%) vSphere
4 5 (3.36%) Samba
4 5 (3.36%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.68%) UAG
6 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.01%) Firmware
7 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.34%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.34%) vCloud
7 2 (1.34%) XenServer
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) SCCM
2 9 (6.04%) Nagios
3 8 (5.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.70%) SCOM
5 6 (4.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.03%) Icinga
6 5 (3.36%) Puppet
7 3 (2.01%) OpenView
7 3 (2.01%) SCSM
8 2 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.34%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.34%) yum
9 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) VMware
2 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.09%) HP
4 16 (10.74%) Cisco
5 13 (8.72%) Oracle
5 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.71%) NetApp
6 10 (6.71%) Juniper
7 8 (5.37%) Citrix
8 7 (4.70%) EMC
8 7 (4.70%) IBM
9 6 (4.03%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.36%) McAfee
11 4 (2.68%) Telelogic
11 4 (2.68%) Lumension
12 3 (2.01%) Wonderware
12 3 (2.01%) Kaspersky
12 3 (2.01%) BMC
12 3 (2.01%) CA
13 2 (1.34%) Computacenter
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