The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 124 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 1.21% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
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£310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 4
Average hourly rate £37.77 £35.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.39% -29.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Dorset 0 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire -2 4 £310 +12.72% 2
Somerset +3 3 - -
Bristol -5 3 - - 3
Wiltshire -7 3 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) VoIP
5 7 (16.28%) Subversion
5 7 (16.28%) CentOS
5 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Puppet
5 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Citrix
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Symantec
6 6 (13.95%) Validation
6 6 (13.95%) Military
7 5 (11.63%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (11.63%) McAfee
7 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.63%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Windchill
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.30%) ATM
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) Wireless
2 4 (9.30%) VLAN
3 3 (6.98%) RTP
3 3 (6.98%) Telnet
3 3 (6.98%) FTP
3 3 (6.98%) Multicast
4 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.33%) UMTS
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) LTE
5 1 (2.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Subversion
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.98%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (13.95%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) PKI
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) RMADS
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) CentOS
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Debian
4 3 (6.98%) VMS
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Validation
3 4 (9.30%) Network Design
3 4 (9.30%) Release Management
3 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.98%) SysML
4 3 (6.98%) UML
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Coaching
6 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.33%) WFM
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Python
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) VBScript
3 5 (11.63%) VB
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) RPG
5 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.33%) ARP4754
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 5 (11.63%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Bcfg2
4 3 (6.98%) Ganeti
4 3 (6.98%) Iperf
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
1 11 (25.58%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Citrix
2 6 (13.95%) Symantec
3 5 (11.63%) McAfee
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
Dorset
Connectus
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Connectus
Rate: £45 per hour
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