Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Integration Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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 Integration Engineer
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 832 853
Rank change year-on-year -25 +21 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Integration Engineer 33 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.017% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
UK median daily rate £325 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £319
90th Percentile £421 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -31.58% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -13.00% +10.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,296 86,448 100,559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.93% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,216 56,096 65,159
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,024 2,911 3,141
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +16.42%

Systems Integration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Integration Engineer in the UK

Systems Integration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Integration Engineer in the UK

Systems Integration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Integration Engineer in the UK

Systems Integration Engineer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Integration Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
UK excluding London +3 26 £325 -31.58% 20
Wales - 21 £325 - 2
England -50 9 - - 18
London -53 4 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 2 - - 7
South West - 2 - - 1
South East -27 1 - - 1

Systems Integration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Systems Integration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Systems Integration Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (30.30%) Internet
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) UML
5 8 (24.24%) Validation
5 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 8 (24.24%) Rational Team Concert
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
6 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 6 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (18.18%) Rational Quality Manager
8 5 (15.15%) Splunk
8 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.15%) SAN
9 4 (12.12%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) VMware

Systems Integration Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Internet
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Rational Team Concert
2 6 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (18.18%) Rational Quality Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Gradle
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.06%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
2 8 (24.24%) UML
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 7 (21.21%) Use Case
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Groovy
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.09%) XenServer
4 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.03%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Splunk
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) arcserve
6 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.03%) PTC