The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 121 118
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £465 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +10.71% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.40% +15.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1402 1984 2003
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.40% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 1375 1378
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.13 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Leeds +16 4 £388 -37.50% 1
Wakefield 0 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Systems Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware

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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Grafana
3 1 (10.00%) Graphite
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Packer
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) New Relic
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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