The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 46 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.71% - 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% - 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £404
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £301 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 310 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 92.31% 94.51% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 194 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Systems Engineer
Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £200 - 2
Newport - 4 £425 -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Systems Engineer
Wales

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) SysML
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
5 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (9.09%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) Military

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SysML
1 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
5 1 (9.09%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy