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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
England / South West
Rank 103 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 30 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.52% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £373 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £400 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.98 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% +5.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £37.50 £21.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £43.25 £49.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +30.76%

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
2463 2863 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.69% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1950 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 160 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +14 10 £500 - 6
Dorset +7 5 £300 - 1
Bristol -2 4 £330 - 1
Wiltshire 0 3 £410 +7.18%
Devon - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £270 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
4 16 (24.62%) UML
5 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 15 (23.08%) SysML
5 15 (23.08%) Requirements Management
5 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) ITIL
6 13 (20.00%) C++
6 13 (20.00%) Linux
6 13 (20.00%) Change Management
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (18.46%) C
7 12 (18.46%) Degree
7 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
7 12 (18.46%) Physics
8 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.38%) Java
9 10 (15.38%) VMware
10 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
10 9 (13.85%) MODAF
10 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
10 9 (13.85%) Amazon S3
10 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (13.85%) Big Data
11 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.31%) Validation

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 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Windchill
2 3 (4.62%) Simulink
3 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) AMQP
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) Skype
6 1 (1.54%) SNMP
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Big Data
1 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.54%) PVCS
General
1 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.15%) Military
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Avionics
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
1 1 (1.54%) LINQ
1 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
1 12 (18.46%) Physics
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.15%) RIA
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) ASIC
5 1 (1.54%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 3 (4.62%) Unix
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) UML
2 15 (23.08%) Requirements Management
2 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 15 (23.08%) SysML
3 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) Change Management
3 13 (20.00%) ITIL
4 9 (13.85%) MODAF
4 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
5 8 (12.31%) Validation
6 6 (9.23%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (6.15%) PLM
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) V-Model
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) C++
2 12 (18.46%) C
3 10 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
3 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ARP4754
2 2 (3.08%) ARP4761
2 2 (3.08%) DO-160
2 2 (3.08%) DO-254
3 1 (1.54%) MISRA
3 1 (1.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.54%) SELinux
2 1 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Serena
8 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.54%) Veritas