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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / South West
Rank 112 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
Median daily rate £400 £395 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £359 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £424 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £43.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £37.50 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £43.40 £51.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +9 9 £500 +39.86% 1
Dorset +3 3 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -6 3 £410 +5.12% 1
Bristol -10 2 £350 -13.58% 3
Devon - 2 £175 -
Somerset - 1 £270 -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 17 (29.82%) DV Cleared
4 15 (26.32%) UML
5 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
5 14 (24.56%) SysML
6 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.81%) VMware
6 13 (22.81%) Requirements Management
6 13 (22.81%) Linux
6 13 (22.81%) ITIL
7 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
7 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 11 (19.30%) Physics
8 11 (19.30%) Degree
8 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.30%) C++
8 11 (19.30%) C
9 10 (17.54%) Java
9 10 (17.54%) Change Management
10 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
10 8 (14.04%) MODAF
10 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
10 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
10 8 (14.04%) Big Data
11 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
11 7 (12.28%) Validation

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 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) Windchill
2 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) AMQP
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) Skype
5 1 (1.75%) SNMP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Big Data
1 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Avionics
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) JSON
1 1 (1.75%) LINQ
1 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.51%) RIA
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) UML
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.56%) SysML
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 13 (22.81%) Requirements Management
4 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 11 (19.30%) Physics
6 10 (17.54%) Change Management
7 8 (14.04%) MODAF
7 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
8 7 (12.28%) Validation
9 6 (10.53%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) DevOps
10 3 (5.26%) Project Management
10 3 (5.26%) V-Model
11 2 (3.51%) Migration
11 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) C
1 11 (19.30%) C++
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) DV Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) DO-254
2 1 (1.75%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.75%) ARP4761
2 1 (1.75%) DO-160
2 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.75%) MISRA
2 1 (1.75%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vCloud
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.75%) SELinux
2 1 (1.75%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) VMware
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) ESRI
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.75%) Veritas
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