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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 136 133 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 28 25 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.75% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 49
Median daily rate £450 £322 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.75% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +50.00%
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
3043 3318 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2633 4267
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 29 (49.15%) Windows
3 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
5 19 (32.20%) Finance
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
6 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.42%) Citrix
9 14 (23.73%) SAN
10 13 (22.03%) HP
10 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.34%) DNS
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
13 10 (16.95%) SCCM
13 10 (16.95%) Cisco
13 10 (16.95%) Unix
14 9 (15.25%) Python
14 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
14 9 (15.25%) Firewall
14 9 (15.25%) High Availability
14 9 (15.25%) Splunk
14 9 (15.25%) DevOps
15 8 (13.56%) Ansible
15 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (13.56%) DFS Replication
15 8 (13.56%) vSphere

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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) IaaS
4 5 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.08%) GitHub
5 3 (5.08%) Office 365
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) Firewall
4 7 (11.86%) VPN
5 6 (10.17%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) DMZ
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) SSL
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) Skype
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) DKIM
8 1 (1.69%) DMARC
8 1 (1.69%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) MSI
2 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.69%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.39%) Equities
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.95%) Unix
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.39%) CentOS
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.69%) AIX
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.69%) Solaris
11 1 (1.69%) SUSE
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
1 9 (15.25%) DevOps
1 9 (15.25%) High Availability
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.17%) Open Source
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Build Automation
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.78%) Data Management
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) CCA
4 1 (1.69%) CCSA
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) HNC
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) DFS Replication
3 8 (13.56%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) XenApp
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.78%) Docker
6 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) GPFS
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
2 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.17%) Puppet
4 5 (8.47%) SCOM
4 5 (8.47%) Terraform
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
5 4 (6.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.69%) Control-M
7 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) Citrix
4 13 (22.03%) HP
5 10 (16.95%) Cisco
6 9 (15.25%) Splunk
7 7 (11.86%) 3PAR
8 6 (10.17%) Symantec
9 5 (8.47%) CommVault
9 5 (8.47%) Dell
9 5 (8.47%) EMC
9 5 (8.47%) NetApp
9 5 (8.47%) New Relic
9 5 (8.47%) Rackspace
10 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.08%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle