The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 104 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 0.064% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.067% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £378
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £327
% change year-on-year +12.14% +7.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1039 1500 1266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.02% 96.15% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 1067 841
Median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 38
Median hourly rate £15.86 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Leeds

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Leeds region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat