Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 120 138
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 25 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.72% 1.11% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 16
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £438 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +31.68% -5.07%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £238
90th Percentile £515 £588 £438
South East median daily rate £420 £406 £330
% change year-on-year +3.38% +23.11% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.85 £44.46 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.62% -11.08% +102.02%
10th Percentile £16.69 £31.63 £41.25
90th Percentile £45.80 £49.46 £60.50
South East median hourly rate £21.92 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -47.80% -1.18% +27.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,267 3,322 3,994
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 92.38% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,934 2,059 2,451
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 227 246
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.27% +52.19%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.03 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Hampshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Hampshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Hampshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Hampshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Hampshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Portsmouth +2 5 £430 -32.55% 1
Fareham - 5 £425 - 8
Southampton +2 4 £263 -40.00% 5
Hook +2 4 £443 +22.92%
Havant -2 3 £363 -3.33%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) HP
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) McAfee
6 5 (20.00%) MSI
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.00%) Lumension
6 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (16.00%) Service Design
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 4 (16.00%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) ATM
4 2 (8.00%) SMTP
5 1 (4.00%) 4G
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DMZ
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) LTE
5 1 (4.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (16.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum
2 4 (16.00%) Service Design
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Korn
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Novell Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Lumension
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) RedGate
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow