The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Engineer
Rank 56 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.94% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.66% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
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£423 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.25% -30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -25.92%
Systems Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
700 454 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.47% 91.35% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 301 423
Average daily rate £400 £375 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 52
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Systems Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Swindon -5 3 - -
Chippenham - - - - 4
Marlborough - - - -
Systems Engineer
South West

Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Computacenter
7 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Symantec
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) JSP
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Software Packaging
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (23.81%) WSUS
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (23.81%) Lumension
7 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
7 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (19.05%) VBScript
8 4 (19.05%) VB

Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
1 5 (23.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Physics
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
1 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
2 2 (9.52%) System Testing
2 2 (9.52%) UML
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) SysML
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
2 4 (19.05%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Computacenter
3 5 (23.81%) Lumension
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) i2
6 1 (4.76%) EMC