The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.27% 1.99% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 2.04% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +10.71% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £49.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +3.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.40% +15.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 153 147 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.45% 97.35% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 56
Median daily rate £415 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £596 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Portsmouth

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco