Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 171 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 26 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +21.48% -10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £224
90th Percentile £434 £475 £462
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -23.64% +44.51%
10th Percentile £22.42 £21.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £27.41 £21.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,735 4,118 5,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 97.03% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 2,699 3,517
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 126 188
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.10 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +1.02% +3.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.29 £9.24
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.35
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineer in Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineer in Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Engineer in Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Engineer in Yorkshire

Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
West Yorkshire -7 18 £388 -5.49% 11
North Yorkshire +6 5 £313 - 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 5
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Yorkshire region featuring Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Puppet
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) Unix
5 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 5 (19.23%) SAN
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Ansible

Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (11.54%) SMTP
4 3 (11.54%) SSH
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) DHCP
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) CMDB
2 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Email Migration
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) Server Building
4 2 (7.69%) Server Patching
4 2 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (15.38%) Ansible
4 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (11.54%) Salt
5 2 (7.69%) CFEngine
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) collectd
6 1 (3.85%) Grafana
6 1 (3.85%) Graphite
6 1 (3.85%) Kibana
6 1 (3.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) HP
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL