Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 January 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.

System Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 97 120
Rank change year-on-year -26 +23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £396 - £365
90th Percentile £446 - £495
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year - +19.85% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £21.92 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -47.80% -1.18% +26.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,168 1,548 2,263
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 92.92% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 822 1,118
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £221 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 75 98
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £39.89 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -26 6 £450 - 4
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Systems Engineer
South East

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Military
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) C-shell
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Unix

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
2 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C-shell
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Mercator
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft