The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 132 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.85% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 45
Median daily rate £325 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £510 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the City of London region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the City of London region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Infrastructure 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (49.02%) VMware
4 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 18 (35.29%) SAN
6 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (31.37%) DNS
7 16 (31.37%) Finance
8 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (27.45%) Citrix
9 14 (27.45%) HP
10 13 (25.49%) SCCM
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
12 11 (21.57%) Linux
12 11 (21.57%) Firewall
12 11 (21.57%) Banking
13 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
13 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
13 10 (19.61%) High Availability
14 9 (17.65%) XenApp
14 9 (17.65%) DHCP
14 9 (17.65%) VPN
14 9 (17.65%) Cisco
15 8 (15.69%) NetApp
16 7 (13.73%) Symantec
16 7 (13.73%) SQL
16 7 (13.73%) Unix

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) IaaS
3 5 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.84%) Office 365
5 2 (3.92%) GitHub
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) SAN
2 16 (31.37%) DNS
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 9 (17.65%) DHCP
4 9 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (11.76%) Internet
6 5 (9.80%) IPsec
6 5 (9.80%) SSL
7 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.88%) DMZ
8 3 (5.88%) SMTP
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.92%) FTP
9 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.92%) Skype
9 2 (3.92%) VSAN
10 1 (1.96%) DKIM
10 1 (1.96%) DMARC
10 1 (1.96%) HSRP
10 1 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.92%) Equities
3 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.57%) Linux
6 7 (13.73%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.92%) Solaris
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) High Availability
2 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) DevOps
4 4 (7.84%) Build Automation
4 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (7.84%) Data Management
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Server Building
4 4 (7.84%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.88%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Korn
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCSA
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) HNC
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.65%) XenApp
5 6 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
6 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.88%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.88%) DFS Replication
7 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.92%) XenServer
9 1 (1.96%) Docker
9 1 (1.96%) GPFS
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (7.84%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.84%) Terraform
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.92%) SCSM
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.96%) Control-M
7 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
5 8 (15.69%) NetApp
6 7 (13.73%) 3PAR
6 7 (13.73%) Splunk
6 7 (13.73%) Symantec
7 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.84%) CommVault
8 4 (7.84%) New Relic
8 4 (7.84%) Rackspace
9 3 (5.88%) Dell
9 3 (5.88%) EMC
9 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
10 2 (3.92%) Veritas