The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

System Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 76 93
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1014 1027 1244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 94.41% 95.89% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 544 567
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 45
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +39.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow