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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 111 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £338 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £316 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.78% -46.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £20.19 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
2794 2875 2885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.90% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1803 1849
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 175 205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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
Bristol +3 13 £344 +22.76% 3
Wiltshire -10 3 £354 - 1
Devon - 3 - -
Gloucestershire -5 2 £320 +3.22% 2
Dorset - 2 - - 2
Somerset +9 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 15 (28.85%) Validation
6 13 (25.00%) Linux
6 13 (25.00%) DNS
6 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.08%) Aerospace
8 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 10 (19.23%) DHCP
9 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
9 10 (19.23%) Simulink
9 10 (19.23%) vSphere
9 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
10 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
10 9 (17.31%) Migration
11 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.38%) SCCM
11 8 (15.38%) NetApp
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
13 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
13 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange

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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Simulink
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) RS-422
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Avionics
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) POSIX
2 1 (1.92%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
3 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Life Science
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) CESG
6 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Physics
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.62%) Unix
8 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.77%) Solaris
10 1 (1.92%) CentOS
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Validation
2 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.77%) UML
7 2 (3.85%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) ARP4754
3 1 (1.92%) ARP4761
3 1 (1.92%) DO-160
3 1 (1.92%) DO-254
3 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) vSphere
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) WSUS
3 5 (9.62%) SCOM
4 4 (7.69%) Puppet
5 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.92%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) NetApp
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Sophos
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) AppSense
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam
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