The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 24 April 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 Surrey 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 87 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.39% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.42% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £475 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £393
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 1177 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.43% 92.60% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 571 820
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 118
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) VMware ESX
3 10 (62.50%) HP
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
4 9 (56.25%) Change Control
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (31.25%) NetApp
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
9 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) Sun
9 3 (18.75%) Solaris
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (18.75%) C
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) Perl
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
1 9 (56.25%) Change Control
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) XAML
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware ESX
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Mercator
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat