The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 19 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.59% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £318 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £464 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £320
% change year-on-year +4.89% +11.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +3.01% +31.74%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1126 1267 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.15% 96.20% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 827 741
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill -5 6 £430 -
Woking - 4 £425 - 2
Weybridge - 2 £250 -
Farnham - 1 £275 -
Guildford - 1 £401 - 2
Systems Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) Logistics
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 5 (18.52%) QA
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Nagios
6 4 (14.81%) NFS
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
6 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
7 3 (11.11%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (11.11%) IBM
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) Military

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 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) FTP
3 2 (7.41%) InfiniBand
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Intranet
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) NFC
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Military
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) YAML
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) RIA
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Logistics
2 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
2 5 (18.52%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) LXC
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Control-M
3 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.41%) OpenView
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Brocade
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Sun