Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 June 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 121 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 23 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.87% -24.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £206 £235 £250
90th Percentile £422 £375 £389
England median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -15.91% +71.71%
10th Percentile £19.38 £35.50 £37.70
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.75% +4.82% +66.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,703 2,861 3,044
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.40% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,634 1,763 1,815
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 130 117
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -2.89% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £44.90 £40.00 £39.40
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Engineer in the East Midlands

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Leicestershire +1 8 £285 +14.00% 7
Derbyshire - 5 £450 - 7
Northamptonshire -5 4 £338 -10.00% 8
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £346 +25.91% 9
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (13.04%) DO-178B
8 3 (13.04%) CAPA
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) GMP
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
8 3 (13.04%) Simulink
8 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) CAPA
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) SysML
4 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ada
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) DO-178B
1 3 (13.04%) GMP
2 2 (8.70%) ARP4754
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) collectd
3 1 (4.35%) Grafana
3 1 (4.35%) Graphite
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) Dell