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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
Rank 265 268 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -57
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 346 406 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.90% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 257 314
Median daily rate £345 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 26
Median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £38.00 £35.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +8 146 £375 - 61
South East +4 86 £315 -4.54% 26
North West +22 26 £300 -20.00% 21
South West -2 23 £294 +3.98% 4
Yorkshire +21 21 £375 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +6 16 £260 +1.96% 6
East of England +6 16 £325 +30.00% 10
West Midlands -24 9 £300 -11.11% 7
North East -17 3 £225 -23.72% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 522 (60.91%) Windows
2 473 (55.19%) VMware
3 397 (46.32%) Active Directory
4 351 (40.96%) Windows Server
5 269 (31.39%) Microsoft
6 265 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 212 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 200 (23.34%) Linux
9 194 (22.64%) Cisco
10 179 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 168 (19.60%) Firewall
12 159 (18.55%) Citrix
13 151 (17.62%) ITIL
14 145 (16.92%) DNS
15 144 (16.80%) SAN
16 133 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
17 132 (15.40%) PowerShell
18 118 (13.77%) MS Exchange
18 118 (13.77%) HP
19 117 (13.65%) Hyper-V
20 111 (12.95%) SQL Server
21 106 (12.37%) Office 365
22 101 (11.79%) LAN
23 100 (11.67%) Data Centre
24 99 (11.55%) Finance
25 96 (11.20%) MS Excel
26 91 (10.62%) WAN
26 91 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
27 90 (10.50%) Security Cleared
27 90 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 118 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 67 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (7.47%) IIS
4 47 (5.48%) Skype for Business
5 39 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (2.57%) Apache
9 20 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.40%) Confluence
12 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.93%) nginx
14 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.82%) PowerExchange
16 5 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.58%) GroupWise
16 5 (0.58%) JBoss
16 5 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 96 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.43%) MS Office
3 10 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.47%) MS Project
7 2 (0.23%) Windchill
8 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 133 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (12.37%) Office 365
3 91 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (6.53%) IaaS
5 47 (5.48%) SaaS
6 39 (4.55%) PaaS
7 15 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.17%) HP Helion
10 8 (0.93%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.82%) G Suite
12 6 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.70%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 168 (19.60%) Firewall
2 145 (16.92%) DNS
3 144 (16.80%) SAN
4 101 (11.79%) LAN
5 91 (10.62%) WAN
6 78 (9.10%) DHCP
7 74 (8.63%) TCP/IP
8 56 (6.53%) VPN
9 32 (3.73%) Wireless
10 31 (3.62%) VLAN
11 30 (3.50%) Internet
12 29 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (3.38%) SSL
13 24 (2.80%) NAS
13 24 (2.80%) VoIP
14 23 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (2.68%) Network Security
15 22 (2.57%) MPLS
16 19 (2.22%) HTTP
16 19 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.33%) MySQL
2 20 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.93%) DB2
6 7 (0.82%) Big Data
6 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.70%) PowerCenter
7 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.23%) HBase
11 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.45%) JIRA
3 17 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.93%) GitLab
4 8 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.70%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.58%) Subversion
7 4 (0.47%) Log4j
7 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.35%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.23%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.23%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.23%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (11.55%) Finance
2 42 (4.90%) Retail
3 36 (4.20%) Banking
4 15 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.52%) Legal
5 13 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.93%) Advertising
7 8 (0.93%) Law
8 6 (0.70%) Marketing
9 5 (0.58%) Publishing
10 4 (0.47%) Back Office
11 3 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.67%) Web Services
2 21 (2.45%) Middleware
3 10 (1.17%) .NET
3 10 (1.17%) REST
4 8 (0.93%) LAMP
4 8 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (0.70%) J2EE
5 6 (0.70%) XML
6 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.58%) JSON
6 5 (0.58%) SOAP
7 4 (0.47%) HTML
7 4 (0.47%) JAX-RPC
7 4 (0.47%) Servlets
7 4 (0.47%) WSDL
7 4 (0.47%) XSL
7 4 (0.47%) XSLT
7 4 (0.47%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.35%) ADO
8 3 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.90%) Clustering
4 26 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.92%) Replication
6 18 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.10%) PKI
7 17 (1.98%) NHS
8 14 (1.63%) EMC VNX
9 11 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.17%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.05%) CMDB
12 8 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.70%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.70%) Fintech
13 6 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 522 (60.91%) Windows
2 351 (40.96%) Windows Server
3 212 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 200 (23.34%) Linux
5 179 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (8.75%) Unix
8 61 (7.12%) Windows 7
9 38 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 32 (3.73%) AIX
12 28 (3.27%) Solaris
13 26 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (2.45%) SUSE
15 20 (2.33%) CentOS
15 20 (2.33%) Ubuntu
16 17 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 17 (1.98%) Windows 8
17 14 (1.63%) Android
18 9 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (17.62%) ITIL
2 84 (9.80%) Migration
3 76 (8.87%) DevOps
4 73 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (6.65%) Problem Management
6 56 (6.53%) High Availability
7 55 (6.42%) Change Management
8 48 (5.60%) Configuration Management
8 48 (5.60%) Open Source
9 38 (4.43%) Load Balancing
10 33 (3.85%) Project Management
11 31 (3.62%) PRINCE2
12 30 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (3.50%) ITIL V3
12 30 (3.50%) Service Management
13 28 (3.27%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (2.68%) CRM
15 22 (2.57%) Data Management
16 20 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
16 20 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 132 (15.40%) PowerShell
2 82 (9.57%) SQL
3 54 (6.30%) Python
4 44 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 38 (4.43%) Perl
6 24 (2.80%) Java
7 22 (2.57%) VBScript
8 13 (1.52%) C#
8 13 (1.52%) Ruby
8 13 (1.52%) VB
9 9 (1.05%) Korn
10 8 (0.93%) C
10 8 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.35%) C++
13 2 (0.23%) Go
13 2 (0.23%) PHP
14 1 (0.12%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.12%) Jython
14 1 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 74 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (6.88%) MCSE
4 59 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 54 (6.30%) CCNA
6 29 (3.38%) Degree
7 24 (2.80%) CCNP
7 24 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (2.57%) MCSA
9 21 (2.45%) MCP
10 16 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (1.52%) CCA
13 10 (1.17%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.17%) MCITP
14 8 (0.93%) CISSP
15 7 (0.82%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 19 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.98%) SLA
4 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) QA
6 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.23%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.12%) BS7799
8 1 (0.12%) GCP
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 397 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 265 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (13.65%) Hyper-V
4 69 (8.05%) XenApp
5 65 (7.58%) vSphere
6 55 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (5.13%) VMware ESX
8 40 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (2.68%) XenDesktop
10 18 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (1.98%) Docker
12 11 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (1.05%) GPFS
13 9 (1.05%) vCloud
14 8 (0.93%) KVM
14 8 (0.93%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.82%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.70%) Xen
16 6 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (10.39%) SCCM
2 59 (6.88%) Puppet
3 38 (4.43%) Ansible
4 32 (3.73%) SCOM
5 29 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 23 (2.68%) WSUS
8 22 (2.57%) Terraform
9 20 (2.33%) AirWatch
10 19 (2.22%) Nagios
11 18 (2.10%) NetBackup
12 17 (1.98%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (1.05%) Kibana
14 9 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.82%) logstash
15 7 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 6 (0.70%) Packer
16 6 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 473 (55.19%) VMware
2 269 (31.39%) Microsoft
3 194 (22.64%) Cisco
4 159 (18.55%) Citrix
5 118 (13.77%) HP
6 73 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 50 (5.83%) EMC
8 45 (5.25%) IBM
9 40 (4.67%) CheckPoint
10 39 (4.55%) Oracle
11 38 (4.43%) Dell
11 38 (4.43%) Symantec
12 36 (4.20%) NetApp
13 25 (2.92%) 3PAR
14 24 (2.80%) Juniper
15 22 (2.57%) Veeam
16 20 (2.33%) F5
16 20 (2.33%) SolarWinds
17 18 (2.10%) Palo Alto
18 16 (1.87%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Ferriby, Hull, East Yorkshire
omya
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