Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 23 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.23% 0.37% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.39% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £280 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.16% -2.29%
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £315 £288
% change year-on-year -8.73% +9.57% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +109.68% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 555 517 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 95.74% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 315 272
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £200 £142 £125
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.70 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £35.45 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Leicestershire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leicester -1 7 £280 -
Systems Engineer
East Midlands

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

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

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Siemens
2 3 (42.86%) EPoS
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Siemens