The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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 currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Engineer
Rank 565 541 571
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 28 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.053% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.057% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
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£313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £23.75 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -54.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £32.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-30.18% -38.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Senior Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 27 £313 -10.71% 17
London +7 17 £313 -3.84% 8
City of London +13 6 £235 -26.27% 3
South East -14 3 £333 -5.00% 3
South West - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 £250 - 1
Surrey -5 1 £350 +3.85%
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 £201 -
Middlesex - 1 £315 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Cumbria - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1

Senior Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (25.53%) IBM
6 11 (23.40%) Linux
6 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.28%) Citrix
8 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
8 8 (17.02%) Firewall
8 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
8 8 (17.02%) MySQL
8 8 (17.02%) Web Services
8 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (17.02%) Puppet
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Use Case
9 7 (14.89%) UML
9 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
9 7 (14.89%) DNS
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
10 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
10 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.77%) XenApp
10 6 (12.77%) LAMP
10 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2

Senior Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) Lync
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon S3
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) LDAP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) VLAN
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.13%) NFC
7 1 (2.13%) ADSL
7 1 (2.13%) Broadband
7 1 (2.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) RequisitePro
2 3 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (8.51%) Military
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) LAMP
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) Firmware
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Kindle
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) UML
1 7 (14.89%) Use Case
2 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
2 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (8.51%) V-Model
4 3 (6.38%) SysML
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Korn
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CCA
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) UAG
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) IBM
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.51%) EMC
6 4 (8.51%) Computacenter
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Brocade
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.26%) HP
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) MarketAxess
9 1 (2.13%) Trayport
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) BT
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago