Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 122 131
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 22 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.76% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.81% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -20.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £189 £235 £328
90th Percentile £537 £379 £373
England median daily rate £385 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.82% -
10th Percentile £19.00 £25.00 £33.70
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.80 £44.50
England median hourly rate £41.81 £40.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +2.53% -1.25%

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 2,608 2,965 3,016
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.49% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 1,815 1,891
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £238
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 161 118
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £8.74
90th Percentile £42.60 £42.50 £27.10
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Derbyshire - 7 - - 3
Leicestershire +3 6 £290 +13.73% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £400 +42.22% 4
Northamptonshire -10 3 £263 -29.05% 11
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Ansible
5 4 (18.18%) SCCM
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) DO-178B
6 3 (13.64%) ARP4754
6 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (13.64%) Office 365
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Memcached
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) CAPA
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (4.55%) FMEA
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Ada
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ARP4754
1 3 (13.64%) DO-178B
2 2 (9.09%) GMP
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) HAZOP
3 1 (4.55%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) collectd
3 1 (4.55%) Grafana
3 1 (4.55%) Graphite
3 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.55%) Icinga
3 1 (4.55%) Kibana
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) logstash
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam