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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 60 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.53% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £361 £341 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £310 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £372 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.46 £30.70
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +38.30%
Systems Engineer
Wales

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
608 567 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.51% 95.62% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 435 356
Median daily rate £400 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 30
Median hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £18.50
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 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
Newport -3 2 £373 +23.14%
Cardiff +13 1 £325 -14.47%
Systems Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 9 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 Wales region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) SysML
2 4 (40.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Military
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) SysML
2 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp