Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 114 122
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 16 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.57% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.82% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 14
Surrey median daily rate £465 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +28.79% -
10th Percentile £403 £352 £275
90th Percentile £649 £488 £445
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +120.70% -48.56%
10th Percentile £32.50 £37.34 £18.05
90th Percentile £37.50 £44.47 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.48% -2.35% +65.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2650 2191 2621
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.34% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1438 1604
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 104 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.34 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Surrey

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Redhill -6 6 £465 +10.71%
Reigate - 2 £438 -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Systems Engineer
South East

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

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 Surrey region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) logstash
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 4 (25.00%) Military
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) Netcool
3 4 (25.00%) Nagios

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 2 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) CFEngine
2 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (25.00%) logstash
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Netcool
3 2 (12.50%) Cacti
3 2 (12.50%) Icinga
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) Proofpoint
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) VMware