Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 171 174
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 19 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +16.92% -25.07%
10th Percentile £256 £281 £213
90th Percentile £427 £475 £419
England median daily rate £389 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -2.81% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.04 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.86% +35.62%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -7.65%

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 4,759 4,270 5,119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.48% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,213 2,836 3,280
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 142 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +1.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.03 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -19 13 £400 +5.26% 22
North Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 3
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Puppet
3 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (31.58%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (21.05%) Ansible
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) HPUX
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) SMTP
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (15.79%) SSH
6 3 (15.79%) Salt
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
3 3 (15.79%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) HPUX
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) PLM
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Ansible
4 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (15.79%) Salt
5 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL