Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 20 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.39% 4.23% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 4.39% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Middlesex median daily rate £420 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +11.48% +12.13%
10th Percentile £410 £326 £319
90th Percentile £430 £485 £416
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -0.59% +30.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% -1.18% +65.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 247 342 323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 96.34% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 204 162
Middlesex median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £537 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Middlesex

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Middlesex

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Middlesex

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 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 Middlesex region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) SysML
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Sequence Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) State Machine

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) RequisitePro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) State Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sequence Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) SysML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM