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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 61 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 13 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 1.33% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
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£305 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
731 695 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.20% 92.18% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 425 220
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 32
Average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.18 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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 -5 5 £305 -28.23% 3
West Wales - 5 £425 -
Systems Engineer
UK

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) Requirements Management
1 8 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (35.29%) SysML
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Puppet
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) BMC
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Firmware
6 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
1 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Requirements Management
2 6 (35.29%) SysML
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) PowerHA
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
3 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) BMC
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Novell
4 1 (5.88%) Google
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