The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 34 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.46% 1.51% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 1.55% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £180 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.82% -8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
348 322 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.55% 96.99% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 210 142
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 48 71
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Southampton region.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Southampton region.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) MPEG
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) DVB
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) DVB
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) IPv4
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.11%) Modbus
3 2 (11.11%) MQTT
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TETRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) WebSockets
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) MPEG
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Scrum
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Brocade
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Dell KACE
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint