The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Principal Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Systems Engineer
UK
Rank 595 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Systems Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Principal Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Principal Systems Engineer in the job title.

Principal Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK.

Principal Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK.

Principal Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Principal Systems Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 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
East of England - 1 - - 2
England - 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Principal Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Principal 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 featuring Principal Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell

Principal Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware