The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield 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
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £320
% change year-on-year +4.89% +11.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 30 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 97.37% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Median daily rate £450 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £15.84 £12.50 £9.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.70% +27.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.96 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.50 £10.30
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 Wakefield

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

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 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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

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 Wakefield region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) HP