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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 105 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 35 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 0.44% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.46% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £275 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £191 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £375 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.46 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +87.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £37.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £42.50 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +41.53%
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
2634 3075 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.85% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 2068 2026
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 157 226
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +13 13 £450 +33.33% 4
Bristol +10 7 £330 - 2
Dorset +5 4 £263 - 1
Devon - 3 - - 1
Cornwall -5 2 - -
Somerset +24 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £520 - 2
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (28.57%) Windows
4 16 (25.40%) Requirements Management
5 14 (22.22%) UML
5 14 (22.22%) C++
5 14 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
6 13 (20.63%) Linux
6 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
7 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 11 (17.46%) VMware
8 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.87%) Change Management
9 10 (15.87%) Validation
9 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.87%) Degree
10 9 (14.29%) SysML
10 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 9 (14.29%) Physics
10 9 (14.29%) C
10 9 (14.29%) ITIL
11 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
11 8 (12.70%) Military
11 8 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.70%) V-Model
12 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (11.11%) Cisco
12 7 (11.11%) Java

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 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Windchill
2 3 (4.76%) Simulink
3 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.35%) SNMP
4 3 (4.76%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.59%) AMQP
6 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.59%) LAN
6 1 (1.59%) Skype
6 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Big Data
1 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.59%) PVCS
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.70%) Military
2 7 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Avionics
4 3 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) JSON
1 1 (1.59%) LINQ
1 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 9 (14.29%) Physics
2 8 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) ASIC
5 4 (6.35%) CESG
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.35%) RIA
6 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.76%) Clustering
7 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) Solaris
7 4 (6.35%) Unix
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Requirements Management
2 14 (22.22%) UML
3 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Change Management
4 10 (15.87%) Validation
5 9 (14.29%) ITIL
5 9 (14.29%) SysML
6 8 (12.70%) V-Model
7 6 (9.52%) MODAF
7 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.94%) Network Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) Use Case
9 4 (6.35%) PLM
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) C++
2 9 (14.29%) C
3 7 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.17%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ARP4754
2 2 (3.17%) ARP4761
2 2 (3.17%) DO-160
2 2 (3.17%) DO-254
3 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.59%) MISRA
3 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.35%) Firmware
3 4 (6.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) SELinux
3 1 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (17.46%) VMware
2 7 (11.11%) Cisco
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.94%) Citrix
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Sun
6 2 (3.17%) NetApp
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Serena
7 1 (1.59%) TOWER Software