The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Engineer
Rank 129 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £320 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £205 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £42.46 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.02% +41.53%
Systems Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2655 2389 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.32% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1322 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 182
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% -10.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 4 £281 -
Birmingham -9 3 £288 -45.23%
Worcestershire - 3 £475 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Office 365
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) Kronos
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
7 2 (11.11%) Automotive
7 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
7 2 (11.11%) UAG
8 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
1 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
1 5 (27.78%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Energy Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO26262
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) UAG
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Kronos
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat