Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 56 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.92% 2.83% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 3.04% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -21.51%
10th Percentile £279 £296 £265
90th Percentile £458 £530 £390
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £600
% change year-on-year +10.71% -41.67% +106.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £43.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -9.88% +9.58%
10th Percentile £41.25 £35.50 £40.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.75 £50.65
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.46
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.44% +78.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 620 854 963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 93.03% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 480 573
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.88% +6.40%
10th Percentile £204 £180 £204
90th Percentile £516 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 84 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -30.62% +44.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.36 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.95 £45.55 £48.69
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Cheltenham +26 21 £375 -31.82% 2
Gloucester -2 3 £263 -34.38% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (61.54%) Aerospace
2 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (42.31%) SysML
4 10 (38.46%) DO-178B
4 10 (38.46%) Avionics
5 9 (34.62%) Validation
6 8 (30.77%) C
6 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (26.92%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (23.08%) IBM
8 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
8 6 (23.08%) Simulink
8 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (11.54%) DO-254
9 3 (11.54%) ARP4754
9 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
9 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 2 (7.69%) DHCP
10 2 (7.69%) DNS
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
10 2 (7.69%) VMware
10 2 (7.69%) SAN
10 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Unix
10 2 (7.69%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (61.54%) Aerospace
2 10 (38.46%) Avionics
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) SysML
2 9 (34.62%) Validation
3 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Pascal
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) DO-178B
2 3 (11.54%) ARP4754
2 3 (11.54%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) SmoothWall
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Veeam