Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Engineer was £366 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior System Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.17% 0.062% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £366 - -
South West median daily rate £366 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,642 1,555 1,677
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.63% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,048 1,054 1,174
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £236
90th Percentile £525 £538 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 56 82
Bristol median hourly rate £18.75 £21.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.10% -39.74% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.81 £12.28
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.60 £52.03
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.97% +1.33% +85.78%

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Systems Engineer in Bristol

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Senior Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) MIMO
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) CAD

Senior Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) MIMO
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds