The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.00% - 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Middlesex median daily rate £385 - £298
10th Percentile £367 - £289
90th Percentile £402 - £302
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £306
% change year-on-year -1.16% +40.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.73 £43.25
% change year-on-year +2.90% +1.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 97 175 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 97.00% 97.22% 89.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 397 281
Middlesex median daily rate £435 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +30.95%  
10th Percentile £180 £310 £225
90th Percentile £550 £565 £519
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 27
Middlesex median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
10th Percentile £41.50 £43.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) StatsD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (75.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Sensu
2 3 (75.00%) logstash
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
2 3 (75.00%) Graphite
2 3 (75.00%) InfluxDB
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Gradle
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Sensu
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Fluentd
2 3 (75.00%) Graphite
2 3 (75.00%) logstash
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
2 3 (75.00%) StatsD
2 3 (75.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Rackspace