The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 39 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.42% 3.22% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 3.38% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -11.64%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 296 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.05% 95.18% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 180 123
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 47 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
7 2 (11.76%) Modbus
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) SAN

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.76%) Modbus
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Kindle
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Validation
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago