The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Systems Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Support Engineer
England / South West
Rank 137 140 150
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.075% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.27%

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
2524 2842 3060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.99% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1864 1938
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 175 146
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Support 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 Support Engineer across the South West region.

Systems Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Support 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 Support Engineer across the South West region.

Systems Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Systems Support 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 Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 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 - 1 - -
Systems Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Systems Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) vCloud
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds

Systems Support 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Password Management
3 1 (10.00%) Privileged Password Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds