The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 111 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.88% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £350 £600 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +130.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 14
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.46 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.59 £36.00 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £44.30 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +78.77%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2690 3196 3053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.59% 95.46% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 2036 1956
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 224 168
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Gloucestershire +17 14 £350 - 7
Bristol -4 10 £350 -41.66% 8
Wiltshire +2 2 £450 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (26.79%) Validation
4 14 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (19.64%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (17.86%) Requirements Management
6 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 10 (17.86%) C++
7 9 (16.07%) UML
7 9 (16.07%) VMware
7 9 (16.07%) Military
7 9 (16.07%) SCCM
8 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 8 (14.29%) Degree
8 8 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 8 (14.29%) Simulink
8 8 (14.29%) DNS
8 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (12.50%) vSphere
9 7 (12.50%) ITIL
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.50%) SCOM
10 6 (10.71%) V-Model
10 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.71%) SharePoint

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Simulink
2 4 (7.14%) Windchill
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.14%) SNMP
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) RS-422
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
1 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.79%) PVCS
General
1 14 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 9 (16.07%) Military
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Avionics
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) POSIX
2 1 (1.79%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.93%) ASIC
3 5 (8.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.14%) CESG
4 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Physics
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) RIA
6 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (3.57%) Life Science
6 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Validation
2 10 (17.86%) Requirements Management
3 9 (16.07%) UML
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) V-Model
6 5 (8.93%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) Use Case
7 4 (7.14%) MODAF
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) SysML
7 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) PLM
8 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) C++
2 8 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.93%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) DO-178B
2 4 (7.14%) ARP4754
2 4 (7.14%) ARP4761
2 4 (7.14%) DO-160
2 4 (7.14%) DO-254
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) Firmware
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.79%) SCSM
4 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) VMware
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
5 2 (3.57%) Veritas
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Serena
6 1 (1.79%) Sun
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