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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 61 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.24% 1.00% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.08% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.35% -7.85%
Systems Engineer
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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
688 557 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.03% 92.99% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 355 284
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 -4 8 £425 +1.49% 4
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) McAfee
1 7 (38.89%) Sophos
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (33.33%) SysML
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (27.78%) Clearswift
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 5 (27.78%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) WSUS
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) LPAR
5 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (16.67%) UAG
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Tivoli

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (33.33%) SysML
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (16.67%) UAG
1 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 2 (11.11%) MetaFrame
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) WSUS
3 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) McAfee
1 7 (38.89%) Sophos
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Clearswift
2 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) Websense
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Dependant on SkillS
Posted: 4 days ago