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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 146 153 166
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 31 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.96% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.01% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 31
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +25.45%
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
3341 5043 5550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.17% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 3942 4004
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 79 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
4 21 (39.62%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) Citrix
6 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (32.08%) SAN
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 15 (28.30%) HP
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
10 12 (22.64%) Firewall
10 12 (22.64%) Unix
10 12 (22.64%) SCCM
10 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (18.87%) XenApp
11 10 (18.87%) Cisco
12 9 (16.98%) DNS
12 9 (16.98%) NetApp
12 9 (16.98%) SCOM
13 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
13 8 (15.09%) Open Source
13 8 (15.09%) Puppet
13 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (15.09%) Dell
13 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
13 8 (15.09%) ITIL
13 8 (15.09%) Symantec
14 7 (13.21%) Python

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 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.89%) GemFire
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) IaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) GitHub
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) Firewall
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.43%) LAN
5 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 3 (5.66%) DHCP
6 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.66%) LDAP
6 3 (5.66%) SSL
6 3 (5.66%) VLAN
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
1 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) Memcached
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) DataPower
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows Server
3 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (22.64%) Unix
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) AIX
8 2 (3.77%) CentOS
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Open Source
2 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.32%) Data Management
2 6 (11.32%) DevOps
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Server Building
5 3 (5.66%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) Dependency Management
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
2 3 (5.66%) RHCA
2 3 (5.66%) RHCE
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CCA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) XenApp
4 8 (15.09%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (9.43%) DFS Replication
7 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
8 4 (7.55%) Docker
8 4 (7.55%) vSphere
8 4 (7.55%) XenServer
9 3 (5.66%) NFS
10 2 (3.77%) Xen
11 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.89%) KVM
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) SCOM
3 8 (15.09%) Puppet
4 6 (11.32%) SCVMM
5 5 (9.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (7.55%) Ansible
6 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (5.66%) Nagios
8 2 (3.77%) Terraform
9 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Citrix
3 15 (28.30%) HP
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 9 (16.98%) NetApp
6 8 (15.09%) Dell
6 8 (15.09%) Symantec
7 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.43%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 4 (7.55%) Splunk
10 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle
11 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.77%) New Relic
11 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
11 2 (3.77%) Software AG