Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 4.76% 3.16% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 3.23% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Wakefield median daily rate £313 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +29.81% -
10th Percentile £286 £314 £226
90th Percentile £415 £371 £302
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +9.33% -16.67% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.28

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 100 93 44
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 97.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 23
Wakefield median daily rate £369 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.48% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £137 £121 £173
90th Percentile £519 £438 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 10
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.08 £9.31 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £16.30 £16.60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Wakefield

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Wakefield

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Wakefield over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Wakefield

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Wakefield

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wakefield region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCDST
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) VMware