The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 218 224 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 547 564 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.14% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 341 306
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £204 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 24
Median hourly rate £27.38 £42.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +54.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £19.40 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.43 £29.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +25.45%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
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 England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 208 £400 +6.73% 43
South East -35 87 £288 -11.53% 34
East of England +48 77 £300 -14.28% 6
Yorkshire -6 56 £317 -9.57% 7
North West +16 39 £300 +9.09% 16
West Midlands -17 27 £400 +19.40% 13
South West -14 26 £255 -32.89% 4
East Midlands +5 16 £300 -6.25% 3
North East -6 10 £340 +15.25% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 635 (59.46%) Windows
2 526 (49.25%) VMware
3 446 (41.76%) Active Directory
4 432 (40.45%) Windows Server
5 375 (35.11%) Microsoft
6 299 (28.00%) Linux
7 282 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 274 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 261 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 242 (22.66%) Citrix
11 233 (21.82%) Cisco
12 215 (20.13%) Firewall
13 212 (19.85%) MS Exchange
14 189 (17.70%) SAN
15 180 (16.85%) DNS
16 175 (16.39%) ITIL
17 157 (14.70%) HP
18 151 (14.14%) SCCM
19 144 (13.48%) PowerShell
20 142 (13.30%) WAN
20 142 (13.30%) SQL Server
21 139 (13.01%) LAN
22 134 (12.55%) SQL
22 134 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
23 131 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
24 123 (11.52%) Puppet
24 123 (11.52%) DHCP
25 122 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
26 119 (11.14%) Security Cleared
27 118 (11.05%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 212 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 110 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (6.84%) IIS
4 68 (6.37%) Apache
5 52 (4.87%) SharePoint
6 43 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (3.75%) Skype for Business
7 40 (3.75%) Tomcat
8 31 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 27 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.97%) Confluence
10 21 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (1.87%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.59%) nginx
13 16 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.94%) Jetty
16 9 (0.84%) JBoss
17 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.78%) MS Office
3 12 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.37%) Windchill
6 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 134 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (10.02%) Office 365
4 35 (3.28%) IaaS
5 27 (2.53%) PaaS
6 19 (1.78%) SaaS
7 15 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.84%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.56%) GitHub
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.19%) Route 53
14 2 (0.19%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 215 (20.13%) Firewall
2 189 (17.70%) SAN
3 180 (16.85%) DNS
4 142 (13.30%) WAN
5 139 (13.01%) LAN
6 123 (11.52%) DHCP
7 76 (7.12%) VPN
8 66 (6.18%) Internet
9 63 (5.90%) TCP/IP
10 52 (4.87%) VLAN
11 40 (3.75%) Wireless
12 35 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (3.28%) MPLS
13 33 (3.09%) iSCSI
13 33 (3.09%) NetScaler
14 28 (2.62%) Network Security
14 28 (2.62%) SSL
15 24 (2.25%) WLAN
16 22 (2.06%) NAS
17 18 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.12%) MySQL
3 33 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 10 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.75%) Big Data
9 7 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.56%) DB2
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.37%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.28%) MS Access
12 3 (0.28%) Redis
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.68%) Jenkins
3 48 (4.49%) JIRA
4 38 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (2.53%) Vagrant
6 26 (2.43%) Hudson
7 23 (2.15%) Subversion
8 20 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (1.59%) GitLab
10 16 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 15 (1.40%) ClearCase
11 15 (1.40%) ClearQuest
12 14 (1.31%) FishEye
12 14 (1.31%) JIRA Agile
12 14 (1.31%) PVCS
13 12 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.84%) Maven
14 9 (0.84%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 118 (11.05%) Finance
2 41 (3.84%) Retail
3 31 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.34%) Legal
5 21 (1.97%) Banking
6 16 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.50%) Publishing
7 7 (0.66%) Games
8 6 (0.56%) Back Office
8 6 (0.56%) Law
9 5 (0.47%) Advertising
9 5 (0.47%) Marketing
10 3 (0.28%) Electronics
10 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.28%) Front Office
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
11 2 (0.19%) iGaming
11 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.094%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.93%) Middleware
2 34 (3.18%) Web Services
3 27 (2.53%) LAMP
4 25 (2.34%) .NET
5 21 (1.97%) ELK Stack
6 17 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (1.40%) JMS
8 14 (1.31%) JSON
9 11 (1.03%) XML
10 7 (0.66%) J2EE
11 6 (0.56%) 802.1X
11 6 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.56%) Node.js
12 5 (0.47%) Kafka
13 4 (0.37%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.37%) RESTful
13 4 (0.37%) SOAP
13 4 (0.37%) XSLT
14 3 (0.28%) HTML
14 3 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 57 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.46%) Clustering
5 30 (2.81%) NHS
6 25 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 23 (2.15%) Replication
8 20 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.50%) EMC VNX
10 14 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.94%) PKI
13 8 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.66%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.66%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.66%) HP StoreVirtual
14 7 (0.66%) Statistics
14 7 (0.66%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 635 (59.46%) Windows
2 432 (40.45%) Windows Server
3 299 (28.00%) Linux
4 282 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 274 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 116 (10.86%) Unix
8 84 (7.87%) Windows 7
9 69 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (3.65%) Windows 8
11 30 (2.81%) Solaris
12 28 (2.62%) CentOS
13 24 (2.25%) Windows 10
14 22 (2.06%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.40%) AIX
16 14 (1.31%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.12%) SUSE
18 10 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.84%) Android
20 8 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (16.39%) ITIL
2 107 (10.02%) Migration
3 106 (9.93%) DevOps
4 104 (9.74%) Configuration Management
5 83 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 48 (4.49%) High Availability
8 45 (4.21%) Open Source
8 45 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 41 (3.84%) Change Management
10 39 (3.65%) Project Management
11 31 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 29 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
12 29 (2.72%) Time Management
13 28 (2.62%) Server Building
14 26 (2.43%) Asset Management
15 25 (2.34%) Service Management
16 24 (2.25%) Load Balancing
17 22 (2.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (13.48%) PowerShell
2 134 (12.55%) SQL
3 95 (8.90%) Python
4 48 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 42 (3.93%) Perl
6 37 (3.46%) Shell Script
7 35 (3.28%) Ruby
8 34 (3.18%) Java
9 15 (1.40%) PHP
10 14 (1.31%) VB
10 14 (1.31%) VBScript
11 11 (1.03%) C
11 11 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.03%) Korn
12 8 (0.75%) C++
13 6 (0.56%) Bourne shell
13 6 (0.56%) C#
13 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.37%) C-shell
15 2 (0.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 119 (11.14%) Security Cleared
2 101 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (7.96%) SC Cleared
5 77 (7.21%) CCNA
6 71 (6.65%) MCSE
7 58 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (4.68%) Degree
9 38 (3.56%) CCNP
10 30 (2.81%) MCP
11 27 (2.53%) MCSA
12 20 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 18 (1.69%) CCA
13 18 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.40%) AWS Certification
15 12 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.84%) MCITP
16 9 (0.84%) RHCE
17 8 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.56%) SLA
2 13 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.37%) COBIT
5 4 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.094%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 446 (41.76%) Active Directory
2 261 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (10.58%) vSphere
4 110 (10.30%) Hyper-V
5 88 (8.24%) XenApp
6 68 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 58 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 41 (3.84%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (2.43%) Docker
11 20 (1.87%) DFS Replication
12 17 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (1.50%) vCloud
13 16 (1.50%) VMware Server
13 16 (1.50%) XenServer
14 15 (1.40%) NFS
15 12 (1.12%) Firmware
16 11 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (1.03%) Xen
17 8 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 151 (14.14%) SCCM
2 123 (11.52%) Puppet
3 74 (6.93%) SCOM
4 71 (6.65%) Ansible
5 46 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.18%) Backup Exec
7 27 (2.53%) WSUS
8 20 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 18 (1.69%) Terraform
10 16 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 16 (1.50%) SCVMM
11 15 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (1.03%) Nagios
13 9 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
14 8 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.66%) Packer
15 7 (0.66%) vMotion
16 6 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 526 (49.25%) VMware
2 375 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 242 (22.66%) Citrix
4 233 (21.82%) Cisco
5 157 (14.70%) HP
6 99 (9.27%) NetApp
7 73 (6.84%) Red Hat
8 66 (6.18%) EMC
9 63 (5.90%) IBM
10 60 (5.62%) Oracle
11 59 (5.52%) Dell
12 40 (3.75%) Juniper
13 38 (3.56%) Symantec
14 34 (3.18%) CheckPoint
15 32 (3.00%) Veeam
16 28 (2.62%) Splunk
17 24 (2.25%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.78%) BMC
18 19 (1.78%) Intel Security
19 16 (1.50%) F5
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent working environment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago