Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 July 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 153 112
Rank change year-on-year +65 -41 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 69 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.87% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 27
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £340 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.45% +0.97% +2.32%
10th Percentile £310 £278 £275
90th Percentile £525 £460 £443
South East median daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.38% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.62% +86.74%
10th Percentile £34.13 £38.15 £24.42
90th Percentile £51.50 £46.62 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £39.83
% change year-on-year +16.13% -2.70% +87.41%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3492 4033 4225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 94.76% 94.47% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2078 2609 2582
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £249 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 217 278
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.46 £42.15
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 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
Basingstoke 0 13 £350 -12.50% 1
Fareham -2 6 £475 -
Southampton +10 5 £450 +5.26% 3
Farnborough - 5 £475 - 1
Portsmouth -5 4 £438 -
Hook +8 2 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Systems Engineer
South East

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

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

1 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (42.03%) SC Cleared
3 18 (26.09%) C
4 17 (24.64%) Degree
5 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Aerospace
7 13 (18.84%) ITIL
8 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (15.94%) VMware
9 11 (15.94%) Cisco
9 11 (15.94%) Service Design
10 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (14.49%) Scrum
11 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (13.04%) Oracle
11 9 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (13.04%) Converged Infrastructure
11 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
12 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
12 8 (11.59%) Validation
13 7 (10.14%) Military
13 7 (10.14%) Windows
13 7 (10.14%) DevOps
13 7 (10.14%) SaaS
13 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 15288

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 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
1 6 (8.70%) TPMS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.90%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
2 6 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) 4G
4 4 (5.80%) LTE
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.35%) ATM
5 3 (4.35%) CDMA
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) GSM
5 3 (4.35%) TETRA
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) SSL
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) 802.11
7 1 (1.45%) Broadband
7 1 (1.45%) IPv4
7 1 (1.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) GDB
2 6 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 13 (18.84%) Aerospace
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.14%) Military
4 6 (8.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.90%) Sensu
3 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.45%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.90%) Handset
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) CentOS
5 2 (2.90%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.84%) ITIL
4 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (15.94%) Service Design
6 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 9 (13.04%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
8 8 (11.59%) Validation
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps
10 6 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (8.70%) Physics
11 5 (7.25%) Information Management
11 5 (7.25%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) Service Management
12 4 (5.80%) Hazard Analysis
12 4 (5.80%) Open Source
12 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
13 3 (4.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) C
2 6 (8.70%) C++
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) PHP
5 2 (2.90%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) RPG
6 1 (1.45%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (42.03%) SC Cleared
3 17 (24.64%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) HNC
5 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 4 (5.80%) Def Stans
3 4 (5.80%) IEC 61508
3 4 (5.80%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Xen
3 5 (7.25%) Docker
3 5 (7.25%) KVM
4 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) Grafana
3 2 (2.90%) logstash
4 1 (1.45%) Icinga
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco
1 11 (15.94%) VMware
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Motorola
5 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) ESRI
6 2 (2.90%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.90%) Splunk
7 1 (1.45%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Keysight
7 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.45%) Lumension
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee
7 1 (1.45%) SAP