The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 June 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.01% 0.79% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 0.81% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £354 £305
% change year-on-year +9.03% +16.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £37.77
% change year-on-year - +9.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 247 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.99% 97.63% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 169 104
Median daily rate £388 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 20
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -9.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £42.10 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Dorset

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Dorset region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) VAX
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) SysML
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) SysML
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft