Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 130 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.46% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.23% +10.71% -22.76%
10th Percentile £374 £269 £248
90th Percentile £550 £409 £356
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -7.74% +2.44%

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 2,309 2,836 3,037
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.17% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,482 1,764 1,914
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £216 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 164 135
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.75 £45.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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
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 20 January 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £475 +62.39% 4
Northamptonshire -2 4 - - 6
Derbyshire - 2 - - 2
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Netcool
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Terraform
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (20.00%) HNC
5 2 (20.00%) HND
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Python

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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Memcached
2 1 (10.00%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HNC
2 2 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Netcool
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (10.00%) Icinga
4 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
1 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat