The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £324 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 24 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.35% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £324 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £352 £305
% change year-on-year +10.08% +15.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £43.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £36.20
% change year-on-year - +13.95%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 447 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.83% 93.32% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 249 270
Median daily rate £355 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 32
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheltenham - 7 £120 - 4
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 - 1
Systems Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SysML
3 9 (40.91%) UML
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (22.73%) C
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) MODAF
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
7 5 (22.73%) Physics
7 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
7 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Avionics
8 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (18.18%) Avionics
2 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (9.09%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) ASIC
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SysML
2 9 (40.91%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
4 5 (22.73%) MODAF
4 5 (22.73%) Physics
4 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
1 5 (22.73%) C++
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.55%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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