Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 69 102
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.96% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.02% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £293 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -19.31% +3.57%
10th Percentile £288 £228 £354
90th Percentile £410 £375 £371
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £406
% change year-on-year +23.08% -20.00% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.21% -6.00%
East of England median hourly rate £37.75 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.66% -10.59% +49.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1335 1077 1497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.39% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 510 882
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 109 129
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.73 £10.35
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Peterborough -14 2 - -
Cambridge -11 1 £275 - 5
Systems Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat