Period
to 23 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 April 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 44 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.70% 1.05% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 1.11% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.62% -2.81% +18.08%
10th Percentile £365 £385 £115
90th Percentile £575 £395 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +35.04% -2.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -9.57% +10.59%
10th Percentile £39.75 £41.25 £45.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.63 £48.60
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +14.00%

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 742 540 689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 94.41% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 265 442
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £158
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 63 79
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% +3.64% -35.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.53 £11.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £36.98 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +57.34% -32.86% -6.67%

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 23 April 2019.

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 6 months to 23 April 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
Cheltenham +11 31 £425 - 9
Gloucester - 2 £363 - 2
Filton - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (52.27%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (31.82%) C
4 13 (29.55%) Avionics
5 12 (27.27%) Validation
5 12 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
6 11 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 11 (25.00%) Python
6 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) SysML
9 8 (18.18%) MathWorks
9 8 (18.18%) MATLAB
9 8 (18.18%) Simulink
9 8 (18.18%) Rational Team Concert
10 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) SDLC
11 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.64%) CentOS
11 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (13.64%) Solaris
11 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
11 6 (13.64%) Unix
11 6 (13.64%) Windchill

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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Simulink
2 6 (13.64%) Windchill
3 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Software-Defined Radio
1 5 (11.36%) X.21
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (18.18%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (29.55%) Avionics
2 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (11.36%) Verilog
3 5 (11.36%) VHDL
4 4 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) CentOS
2 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Solaris
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
2 12 (27.27%) Validation
3 11 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) SysML
5 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.64%) SDLC
6 5 (11.36%) Business Development
6 5 (11.36%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (11.36%) Image Processing
6 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (11.36%) MODAF
6 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Signal Processing
6 5 (11.36%) Use Case
7 4 (9.09%) Neural Network
7 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) C
2 11 (25.00%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 5 (11.36%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
1 1 (2.27%) SCSM
1 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) MathWorks
2 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Serena
5 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) VMware