The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 68 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £354
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £31.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.30%
Systems Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
671 481 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 93.95% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 237 259
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.05 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 4 £413 -8.33%
North Wales - - - -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) AIX
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) SysML
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
4 5 (31.25%) Use Case
4 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) LPAR
5 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (25.00%) NFS
5 4 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Scala
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) LPAR
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) AIX
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) SysML
1 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
1 5 (31.25%) Use Case
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Scala
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (12.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) BMC
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft