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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 144 159 173
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 56 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.77% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £313
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.68%
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 70 (70.00%) Windows
2 61 (61.00%) Active Directory
3 55 (55.00%) VMware
4 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (27.00%) Finance
6 26 (26.00%) Citrix
7 22 (22.00%) DNS
8 17 (17.00%) SAN
9 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (15.00%) NetApp
10 15 (15.00%) Cisco
11 14 (14.00%) DHCP
11 14 (14.00%) IIS
12 13 (13.00%) ITIL
12 13 (13.00%) Firewall
12 13 (13.00%) XenApp
12 13 (13.00%) vSphere
13 12 (12.00%) SCCM
13 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (11.00%) SCOM
15 10 (10.00%) SQL
15 10 (10.00%) Linux
15 10 (10.00%) Migration
16 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
16 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) IIS
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.00%) Lync
6 5 (5.00%) Apache
7 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.00%) JBoss
10 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) DNS
2 17 (17.00%) SAN
3 14 (14.00%) DHCP
4 13 (13.00%) Firewall
5 7 (7.00%) FTP
6 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.00%) VPN
7 5 (5.00%) VLAN
8 4 (4.00%) NAS
8 4 (4.00%) Network Security
8 4 (4.00%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.00%) WAN
8 4 (4.00%) LAN
9 3 (3.00%) WLAN
9 3 (3.00%) SNMP
9 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.00%) LDAP
10 2 (2.00%) Internet
10 2 (2.00%) Extranet
10 2 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) Java EE
3 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.00%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Handset
4 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.00%) iSeries
4 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.00%) Celerra
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.00%) Windows
2 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.00%) Linux
6 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.00%) UNIX
8 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.00%) VMS
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) AIX
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Migration
3 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.00%) Project Management
4 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.00%) DevOps
5 2 (2.00%) Database Security
5 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.00%) Change Management
5 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.00%) Service Management
5 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.00%) C
3 2 (2.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VBScript
4 1 (1.00%) Jython
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) CCNP
2 3 (3.00%) MCSE
2 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) MCSA
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (61.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.00%) XenApp
3 13 (13.00%) vSphere
4 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.00%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.00%) UAG
7 2 (2.00%) vCloud
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.00%) XenServer
8 1 (1.00%) Postfix
8 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.00%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 11 (11.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.00%) WSUS
3 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.00%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (55.00%) VMware
2 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.00%) Citrix
4 15 (15.00%) NetApp
4 15 (15.00%) Cisco
5 8 (8.00%) HP
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.00%) EMC
7 5 (5.00%) IBM
7 5 (5.00%) Symantec
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle
9 3 (3.00%) Intel
9 3 (3.00%) AppSense
9 3 (3.00%) Altiris
10 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.00%) Dell
11 1 (1.00%) Software AG
11 1 (1.00%) BMC
11 1 (1.00%) CommVault
11 1 (1.00%) webMethods
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