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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 105 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 32 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.93% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £600 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +160.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 20
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.98 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.59 £36.45 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £43.58 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +69.84%
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
2668 3103 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.34% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1964 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 224 182
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 15 £350 - 8
Bristol -3 11 £350 -41.66% 3
Dorset +1 2 £225 - 7
Devon - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 12 (21.43%) UML
4 12 (21.43%) Validation
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (19.64%) Aerospace
5 11 (19.64%) C++
5 11 (19.64%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
5 11 (19.64%) Requirements Management
6 9 (16.07%) Degree
6 9 (16.07%) SCCM
6 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
6 9 (16.07%) Military
6 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 8 (14.29%) VMware
7 8 (14.29%) DNS
7 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 8 (14.29%) V-Model
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.50%) vSphere
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (12.50%) SysML
8 7 (12.50%) SCOM
8 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
9 6 (10.71%) Java
9 6 (10.71%) SharePoint

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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Simulink
1 5 (8.93%) Windchill
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.14%) SNMP
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.79%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Big Data
1 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.79%) PVCS
General
1 11 (19.64%) Aerospace
2 9 (16.07%) Military
3 4 (7.14%) Avionics
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) POSIX
2 1 (1.79%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) ASIC
2 5 (8.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.93%) Physics
3 4 (7.14%) CESG
3 4 (7.14%) RIA
4 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.36%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (5.36%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Solaris
6 4 (7.14%) Unix
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) UML
1 12 (21.43%) Validation
2 11 (19.64%) Requirements Management
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) V-Model
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) SysML
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.93%) MODAF
7 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.93%) Use Case
8 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) PLM
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C++
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.93%) C
3 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ARP4754
1 4 (7.14%) ARP4761
1 4 (7.14%) DO-160
1 4 (7.14%) DO-178B
1 4 (7.14%) DO-254
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) Firmware
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.79%) SCSM
4 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
2 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) NetApp
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Serena
6 1 (1.79%) Sun
6 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
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Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 per day
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