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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 168 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £280 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.46 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
3 30 (47.62%) VMware
4 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (38.10%) Citrix
6 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (28.57%) SCCM
7 16 (25.40%) SCOM
8 15 (23.81%) XenApp
8 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.63%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) SAN
11 11 (17.46%) Cisco
11 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
12 9 (14.29%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.29%) DNS
12 9 (14.29%) Firewall
12 9 (14.29%) XenServer
13 8 (12.70%) AppSense
13 8 (12.70%) Linux
13 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
14 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.11%) IIS
14 7 (11.11%) SQL
15 6 (9.52%) LAN
15 6 (9.52%) UNIX
16 5 (7.94%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.11%) IIS
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.59%) GemFire
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) SAN
2 9 (14.29%) DNS
2 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) NAS
5 3 (4.76%) DHCP
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.17%) Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) SSL
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
7 1 (1.59%) Extranet
7 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Java EE
3 1 (1.59%) Memcached
3 1 (1.59%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) UNIX
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.59%) VMS
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (6.35%) Migration
3 3 (4.76%) DevOps
4 2 (3.17%) Project Management
4 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE
5 1 (1.59%) SOA
5 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.59%) Data Management
5 1 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.59%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.59%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.59%) Logistics
5 1 (1.59%) Database Tuning
5 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.59%) Database Security
5 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) Jython
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCA
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) XenApp
4 9 (14.29%) XenServer
5 5 (7.94%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.59%) UAG
9 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.59%) vCloud
9 1 (1.59%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 16 (25.40%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) SCSM
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) VMware
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) Citrix
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco
5 8 (12.70%) AppSense
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 5 (7.94%) NetApp
6 5 (7.94%) Symantec
7 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 3 (4.76%) Altiris
9 2 (3.17%) Intel
9 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) CommVault
10 1 (1.59%) Software AG
10 1 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) JBoss
10 1 (1.59%) webMethods
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Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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