The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 49 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 0.65% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.68% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
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£305 £438 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.20 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+40.72% -6.35%
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
582 592 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.25% 95.48% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 412 227
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport - 8 £305 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 - 2
Systems Engineer
Wales

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (81.25%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (62.50%) Requirements Management
3 8 (50.00%) SysML
4 7 (43.75%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
8 2 (12.50%) SCSM
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Flash
8 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (6.25%) SAN

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (43.75%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Requirements Management
2 8 (50.00%) SysML
3 7 (43.75%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
2 2 (12.50%) SCSM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix