Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 73 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 35 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.76% 1.69% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.75% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £385 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +16.25% +43.50%
10th Percentile £269 £375 £175
90th Percentile £435 £500 £484
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.46% +28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +18.42% -10.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,237 1,083 1,171
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.18% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 788 844
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £600 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 55
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.07% +25.96% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.21 £10.36 £9.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £19.61
% change year-on-year +6.61% -9.38% +12.06%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Oxfordshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Oxford +13 28 £385 -17.20% 5
Kidlington - 4 £345 - 1
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Systems Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (65.71%) Office 365
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
5 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (42.86%) SCCM
8 14 (40.00%) Runbook
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 10
9 13 (37.14%) Migration
9 13 (37.14%) Web Services
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (34.29%) DHCP
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
10 12 (34.29%) Apple
10 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (34.29%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (34.29%) GDPR
10 12 (34.29%) Mac OS
10 12 (34.29%) Data Protection
10 12 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (34.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
11 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
12 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Kinematics
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) Office 365
2 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 4 (11.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (37.14%) Windows 10
5 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (34.29%) Mac OS
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
8 2 (5.71%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Runbook
2 13 (37.14%) Migration
3 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
3 12 (34.29%) Data Protection
3 12 (34.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
5 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Content Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Data Security
8 4 (11.43%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source Development
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.43%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.71%) SELinux
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Apple
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
4 4 (11.43%) Synology
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) Meraki