Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Engineer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 173 199
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Engineer 36 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £388 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -7.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £263
90th Percentile £438 £475 £448
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% +52.38%

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 4,650 4,093 5,444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 97.06% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,081 2,576 3,662
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.93%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 159 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.31% +6.96%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.76 £27.69 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.54% +11.40%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +1 27 £425 +4.62% 6
South Yorkshire +5 8 £381 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Puppet
3 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 14 (38.89%) HP
6 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
6 11 (30.56%) Docker
7 10 (27.78%) Release Management
7 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) PHP
8 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.22%) High Availability
9 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 8 (22.22%) Clustering
10 7 (19.44%) Change Management
10 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
10 7 (19.44%) Ansible
10 7 (19.44%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.67%) SaaS
11 6 (16.67%) PaaS
11 6 (16.67%) F5

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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
2 6 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) NAS
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) NHS
4 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) SUSE
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
7 2 (5.56%) Debian
7 2 (5.56%) HPUX
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Release Management
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) High Availability
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Email Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Service Design
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
9 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
1 10 (27.78%) PHP
2 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) MCP
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
2 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (19.44%) Ansible
4 6 (16.67%) Marathon
4 6 (16.67%) Mesos
4 6 (16.67%) Salt
5 4 (11.11%) Nagios
5 4 (11.11%) OpenView
6 2 (5.56%) Cobbler
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM
7 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 14 (38.89%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Brocade
4 6 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) Splunk
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Siemens