Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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 Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 137 178
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 24 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.50% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.52% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £350 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -16.91% +29.62%
10th Percentile £356 £213 £409
90th Percentile £478 £475 £436
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £325 £420
% change year-on-year +26.15% -22.62% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,123 2,878 3,935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.19% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,131 1,826 2,611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 113 155
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.23 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.93 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in West Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Leeds +1 18 £425 +25.93% 9
Wakefield -4 4 £361 -19.72% 1
Bradford -2 1 - -
Systems Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Systems 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Puppet
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) Release Management
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) PHP
7 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Clustering
7 7 (29.17%) Salt
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (29.17%) F5
7 7 (29.17%) High Availability
7 7 (29.17%) Ansible
8 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
2 5 (20.83%) SaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) OAuth
2 2 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Debian
5 2 (8.33%) HPUX
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) SUSE
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Release Management
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) PHP
2 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCDST
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) KVM
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Ansible
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (29.17%) Salt
3 5 (20.83%) Marathon
3 5 (20.83%) Mesos
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM
5 2 (8.33%) CFEngine
5 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (8.33%) SCOM
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) Brocade
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya
6 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Google
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix