Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 32 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.63% 1.13% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.16% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £385 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +17.19% -
10th Percentile £268 £338 £175
90th Percentile £516 £500 £423
South East median daily rate £375 £408 £350
% change year-on-year -8.03% +16.50% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
10th Percentile £37.50 - £34.75
90th Percentile £42.50 - £38.25
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% +6.67%

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 1,192 1,118 1,073
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 97.30% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 776 804
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 59
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.75 £9.16
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £38.35
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.91%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +4 23 £405 +8.00% 3
Kidlington -6 5 £385 -0.65% 2
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 20 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) PowerShell
6 15 (46.88%) SCCM
6 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (46.88%) Office 365
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
8 13 (40.63%) Web Services
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (37.50%) DHCP
9 12 (37.50%) DNS
9 12 (37.50%) Apple
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (37.50%) Application Packaging
9 12 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (37.50%) Apple iOS
9 12 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
9 12 (37.50%) Mac OS
9 12 (37.50%) GDPR
10 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
11 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Linux
11 9 (28.13%) Runbook

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 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Jetty
3 2 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Kinematics
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (46.88%) Office 365
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
1 12 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) git-flow
2 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Robotics
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
5 12 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 12 (37.50%) Mac OS
6 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) CentOS
7 5 (15.63%) Debian
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Application Packaging
1 12 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 12 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
3 9 (28.13%) Runbook
3 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Data Security
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Docker
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) SCCM
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Kibana
4 3 (9.38%) logstash
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) Terraform
5 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 2 (6.25%) Packer
5 2 (6.25%) SELinux
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Apple
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.50%) Synology
5 3 (9.38%) Google
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp