The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 114 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.96% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
Average daily rate £350 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £454 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -23.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £21.80 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.80 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Bristol -11 8 £383 - 3
Gloucestershire +2 5 £365 -27.00% 1
Dorset -1 5 - - 5
Somerset -5 5 £300 - 4
Wiltshire -20 3 £335 -31.63%
Devon - 1 - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.97%) Windows
4 13 (20.97%) VMware
5 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (17.74%) Linux
7 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
7 10 (16.13%) Requirements Management
7 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
8 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (14.52%) Degree
8 9 (14.52%) Validation
8 9 (14.52%) Finance
8 9 (14.52%) UML
8 9 (14.52%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) SAN
10 7 (11.29%) Military
10 7 (11.29%) MODAF
11 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.68%) Firewall
11 6 (9.68%) Python
11 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
11 6 (9.68%) SQL
11 6 (9.68%) VB
11 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
12 5 (8.06%) vSphere

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) WordPress
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) NFC
4 2 (3.23%) SSH
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) FTP
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Military
3 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Electronics
5 2 (3.23%) Avionics
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) CLARiiON
1 2 (3.23%) Celerra
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) Derivative
2 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
2 10 (16.13%) Requirements Management
3 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (14.52%) Validation
3 9 (14.52%) UML
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) MODAF
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
7 4 (6.45%) V-Model
7 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.45%) System Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Content Management
9 2 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Python
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
1 6 (9.68%) VB
2 5 (8.06%) Perl
2 5 (8.06%) MATLAB
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CNE
4 1 (1.61%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) KVM
4 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) VMware
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 4 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Wyse
6 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 2 (3.23%) Sun
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) EMC
6 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Sophos
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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