The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 14 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 Wales 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 65 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 1.55% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.69% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
748 472 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.41% 91.47% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 285 299
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £20.25 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 14 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
South Wales -22 7 £425 +4.61% 1
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) McAfee
1 7 (43.75%) Sophos
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Symantec
3 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
3 5 (31.25%) SysML
3 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
3 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) SysML
1 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
2 4 (25.00%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (18.75%) UAG
3 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) McAfee
1 7 (43.75%) Sophos
2 5 (31.25%) Clearswift
2 5 (31.25%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Websense
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy