The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Engineer
Rank 89 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.74% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£250 £332 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £326 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £346 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.69 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.50 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.97 £45.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +11.47%
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
1961 1888 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.66% 90.60% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 981 792
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 136 185
Average hourly rate £15.61 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Worcestershire - 7 - -
Warwickshire 0 6 £250 -
Birmingham -1 3 £275 - 1
Coventry +3 2 £200 -42.85% 2
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) VB
5 6 (17.65%) SCCM
5 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) UNIX
6 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) Automotive
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 4 (11.76%) Sun
7 4 (11.76%) VBA
7 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) Infor
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) CATIA
2 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) 3G
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) 2G
4 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.88%) IPv4
4 2 (5.88%) IPv6
4 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.88%) MIMO
4 2 (5.88%) LTE
4 2 (5.88%) 4G
General
1 5 (14.71%) Automotive
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
1 2 (5.88%) Telematics
2 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) SCADA
2 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Cyber Security
1 3 (8.82%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (8.82%) Validation
1 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.88%) CAD
2 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) DMAIC
2 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.88%) SEO
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Use Case
2 2 (5.88%) Analytics
2 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.88%) SIEM
2 2 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) VB
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.94%) Nessus
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) Sun
4 4 (11.76%) Infor
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.94%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.94%) Brocade
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Siemens
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
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