Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 22 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.33% 2.58% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.71% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Lancashire median daily rate £335 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.28% -1.19% -4.71%
10th Percentile £330 £319 £410
90th Percentile £340 £450 £430
North West median daily rate £300 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +25.20%
10th Percentile £32.75 £36.75 £34.75
90th Percentile £45.75 £46.70 £40.20
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 429 628 852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.44% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 423 585
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -10.92% +24.29%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £210
90th Percentile £571 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 82
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% +64.65%
10th Percentile £14.69 £11.19 £18.73
90th Percentile £66.19 £59.31 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Lancashire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Preston -13 3 - -
Systems Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Rockwell
2 2 (33.33%) Siemens
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF
3 1 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) IFS
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Avionics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SysML
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Rockwell
1 2 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) IFS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft