Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +57
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.72% 1.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Slough median daily rate £550 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £300
% change year-on-year +8.97% +30.00% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 275 295 461
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 93.06% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 193 314
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.36% +0.36%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £561 £488 £509
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +4.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.88 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -1.72% -32.71% +24.03%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Slough

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Slough

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Slough over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Slough

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Slough region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (60.00%) Sensu
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware