The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 56 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.63% 1.79% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.86% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £380 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +31.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £320
% change year-on-year +4.89% +11.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £46.69 £37.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.50% +57.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.01% +12.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 762 860 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.25% 96.41% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 598 554
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 45 25
Median hourly rate £23.84 £36.25 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.23% +164.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Bristol

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Bristol

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
4 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) AMQP
2 1 (9.09%) DAB
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) MODAF
2 1 (9.09%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) SysML
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
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