The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.29% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £354 £305
% change year-on-year +9.46% +16.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £36.72
% change year-on-year - +12.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 658 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 94.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 379 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
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 Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Glasgow

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) KDB
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) yum
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Equities
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) WSUS
6 1 (8.33%) Law
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) KDB
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) Grok
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Equities
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) Change Control
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
1 1 (8.33%) SIEM
1 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (16.67%) yum
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk