Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 137 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 12 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +15.71% -16.91%
10th Percentile £253 £342 £213
90th Percentile £413 £483 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 3,161 3,105 2,866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.25% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,147 2,114 1,818
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £254
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 107 112
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +14.90% -5.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.23
90th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £24.96
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.28 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.83% +7.14% +1.38%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -4 7 £398 -3.64% 5
Huddersfield - 3 £256 - 1
Bradford -13 2 - -
Systems Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (25.00%) Salt
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) SaltStack