The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% 0.17% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £408 - £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
511 578 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.60% 97.97% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 405 319
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South Wales region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South Wales region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Wales region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SysML
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) IBM

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SysML
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware