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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 108 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 35 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.32% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.40% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 10
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£305 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £475 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 8
Average hourly rate £33.50 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £26.34 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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
Wiltshire +6 14 - -
Bristol -14 7 £320 -8.70% 2
Gloucestershire -24 5 - - 2
Somerset -19 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Devon -10 3 £200 -42.85% 2
Dorset +3 1 - -
Cornwall - - - - 2
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) Windows
3 22 (34.38%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
6 17 (26.56%) UML
7 16 (25.00%) Requirements Management
8 14 (21.88%) Validation
8 14 (21.88%) VMware
8 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
9 12 (18.75%) Military
9 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
10 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
11 10 (15.63%) Degree
11 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
11 10 (15.63%) Linux
12 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
12 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
13 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (12.50%) MATLAB
13 8 (12.50%) ITIL
13 8 (12.50%) Apache
14 7 (10.94%) VB
14 7 (10.94%) Symantec
14 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
14 7 (10.94%) Citrix
14 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
15 6 (9.38%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Drupal
3 3 (4.69%) Moodle
3 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.69%) IaaS
1 3 (4.69%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) LDAP
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) SSH
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.75%) Military
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Avionics
5 3 (4.69%) Electronics
5 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) JSP
1 5 (7.81%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) LAMP
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) VLE
2 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) IPTV
3 1 (1.56%) Celerra
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) CentOS
7 4 (6.25%) Debian
7 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.69%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) UML
2 16 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 14 (21.88%) Validation
4 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Software Distribution
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.81%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.25%) SysML
8 4 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) OOP
8 4 (6.25%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) System Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) Network Design
10 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 7 (10.94%) VB
4 5 (7.81%) C++
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.25%) VBScript
5 4 (6.25%) C
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (6.25%) NFS
4 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (4.69%) Xen
5 3 (4.69%) Samba
5 3 (4.69%) Postfix
5 3 (4.69%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.69%) KVM
6 2 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) WSUS
2 5 (7.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.94%) Symantec
4 7 (10.94%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Computacenter
5 5 (7.81%) Lumension
6 4 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) JBoss
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.56%) Sun
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago