The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 131 130 151
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 1.15% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.21% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 34
Average daily rate £425 £365 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £455 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
Infrastructure Engineer
London

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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.00%) Linux
5 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.00%) SAN
8 11 (22.00%) SCCM
8 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
9 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.00%) vSphere
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) Cisco
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.00%) Banking
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Firewall
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) NetApp
11 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.00%) NAS
12 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.00%) Python
13 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (2.00%) MediaWiki
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) GitHub
5 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) NAS
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) BGP
6 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security
6 2 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (2.00%) DMZ
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.00%) TACACS
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Front Office
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Solaris
8 4 (8.00%) Unix
8 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) CentOS
10 1 (2.00%) Debian
10 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.00%) VMS
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) DevOps
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.00%) High Availability
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) API Development
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Process Management
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.00%) Server Building
7 1 (2.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) Korn
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.00%) MCDST
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) VCAP
5 1 (2.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) vSphere
4 6 (12.00%) XenApp
5 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.00%) Docker
8 1 (2.00%) iptables
8 1 (2.00%) KVM
8 1 (2.00%) NFS
8 1 (2.00%) Postfix
8 1 (2.00%) Samba
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) vMotion
5 1 (2.00%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.00%) vRealize
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) VMware
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) NetApp
5 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.00%) Lotus
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) F5
9 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.00%) BMC
9 1 (2.00%) CA
9 1 (2.00%) HubSpot
9 1 (2.00%) Nintex
9 1 (2.00%) Sun
9 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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