Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Systems Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Engineering over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Engineering
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 59 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 +36 -27
Contract jobs citing Systems Engineering 3 21 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 0.83% 2.01% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.44% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Median daily rate £386 £384 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +18.08% -17.20%
10th Percentile £327 £323 £313
90th Percentile £449 £488 £425
Wales median daily rate £386 £384 £325
% change year-on-year +0.65% +18.08% -17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Wales median hourly rate £27.50 - -

Systems Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 275 860 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 76.39% 82.30% 88.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 596 910
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £199 £263 £294
90th Percentile £556 £600 £575
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 42
Median hourly rate £20.90 £19.88 £15.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +27.72% -32.33%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.56 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +34.60% -36.36%

Systems Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Systems Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineering in South Wales

Systems Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineering in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Systems Engineering in South Wales

Systems Engineering
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Engineering within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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
Newport -3 2 £386 -7.49%
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineering
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Systems Engineering.

1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Quality Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

Systems Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Quality Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Development
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft