The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £355 £305
% change year-on-year +8.73% +16.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 127 151 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.71% 95.57% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 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 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Sensu

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX