Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 183 193
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 11 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
North West median daily rate £335 £360 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% -7.99% +30.42%
10th Percentile £236 £238 £297
90th Percentile £355 £466 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 12
North West median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £43.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -1.68% +118.02%
10th Percentile £19.20 £36.90 £19.87
90th Percentile £42.40 £44.97 £46.09
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +18.84% +15.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5384 7292 7206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.32% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3261 4456 3997
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £225
90th Percentile £544 £538 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 305 414
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £18.99 £18.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.88% +2.68% +8.76%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.27 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Engineer in the North West

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Lancashire -7 6 £335 +8.94%
Cheshire +19 4 £335 -6.29%
Manchester +4 2 £244 -41.20% 5
Cumbria +2 1 - -
Systems Engineer
England

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Rockwell
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) HND
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) GAMP
3 2 (18.18%) SCADA
3 2 (18.18%) V-Model
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Wonderware
3 2 (18.18%) SysML
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Allen-Bradley
3 2 (18.18%) WinCC
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) PMO
4 1 (9.09%) Domain Models
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (9.09%) Rational Statemate

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (18.18%) WinCC
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Statemate
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Avionics
2 1 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
1 2 (18.18%) SysML
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
1 2 (18.18%) V-Model
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Domain Models
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) HND
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GAMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Rockwell
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
2 2 (18.18%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (18.18%) Wonderware
3 1 (9.09%) Capita
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
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