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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 243 202 259
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +57
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 496 591 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.23% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 396 266
Median daily rate £338 £328 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £291
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £20.60 £18.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.21 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.85% +35.00%
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -35 198 £375 +7.14% 41
South East -29 97 £323 -7.85% 30
Yorkshire -13 46 £325 -13.33% 13
East of England +10 43 £310 +12.72% 10
West Midlands -1 34 £330 +20.00% 15
South West -4 29 £280 +6.66% 13
North West -13 22 £325 +23.80% 10
North East -41 15 £320 +25.49% 2
East Midlands +12 13 £275 +10.00% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 609 (62.27%) Windows
2 475 (48.57%) VMware
3 416 (42.54%) Active Directory
4 410 (41.92%) Windows Server
5 309 (31.60%) Microsoft
6 272 (27.81%) Linux
7 263 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 252 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 245 (25.05%) Citrix
10 238 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 207 (21.17%) Cisco
12 200 (20.45%) MS Exchange
13 189 (19.33%) Firewall
14 180 (18.40%) SAN
15 177 (18.10%) DNS
16 154 (15.75%) ITIL
17 135 (13.80%) HP
18 134 (13.70%) SCCM
19 132 (13.50%) SQL
20 130 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 122 (12.47%) Security Cleared
21 122 (12.47%) SQL Server
21 122 (12.47%) DHCP
22 120 (12.27%) Migration
22 120 (12.27%) PowerShell
23 117 (11.96%) LAN
24 116 (11.86%) WAN
25 115 (11.76%) Data Centre
26 112 (11.45%) Finance
27 111 (11.35%) Hyper-V

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
1 200 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 97 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (7.26%) IIS
4 62 (6.34%) Apache
5 45 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 42 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 42 (4.29%) WebLogic
7 38 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 33 (3.37%) WebSphere
9 28 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 27 (2.76%) Skype for Business
11 23 (2.35%) Confluence
12 22 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (2.04%) nginx
14 16 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (1.53%) JBoss
16 12 (1.23%) Jetty
17 11 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 86 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.89%) MS Office
3 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (8.18%) Office 365
4 31 (3.17%) IaaS
5 30 (3.07%) PaaS
6 24 (2.45%) SaaS
7 16 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.31%) Route 53
11 3 (0.31%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.20%) Heroku
12 2 (0.20%) Yammer
13 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (19.33%) Firewall
2 180 (18.40%) SAN
3 177 (18.10%) DNS
4 122 (12.47%) DHCP
5 117 (11.96%) LAN
6 116 (11.86%) WAN
7 63 (6.44%) VPN
8 57 (5.83%) Internet
9 55 (5.62%) TCP/IP
10 48 (4.91%) VLAN
11 38 (3.89%) Wireless
12 33 (3.37%) NetScaler
13 31 (3.17%) Network Security
14 28 (2.86%) MPLS
15 21 (2.15%) SSL
15 21 (2.15%) VoIP
16 20 (2.04%) LDAP
17 19 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (1.94%) iSCSI
18 17 (1.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.17%) MySQL
3 28 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.61%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.41%) Big Data
12 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.41%) Redis
12 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.31%) DB2
13 3 (0.31%) MS Access
14 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (6.95%) Jenkins
2 67 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.19%) JIRA
4 37 (3.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 24 (2.45%) Vagrant
6 20 (2.04%) Subversion
7 19 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (1.94%) Hudson
8 15 (1.53%) GitLab
9 14 (1.43%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.43%) ClearCase
9 14 (1.43%) ClearQuest
9 14 (1.43%) FishEye
9 14 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
9 14 (1.43%) PVCS
9 14 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.92%) Gitweb
10 9 (0.92%) MSBuild
10 9 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 112 (11.45%) Finance
2 37 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.17%) Retail
4 26 (2.66%) Banking
5 20 (2.04%) Legal
6 12 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.12%) Games
8 9 (0.92%) Publishing
9 8 (0.82%) Advertising
10 6 (0.61%) Marketing
11 5 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.41%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) iGaming
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.48%) Middleware
2 24 (2.45%) Web Services
3 17 (1.74%) .NET
3 17 (1.74%) ELK Stack
4 15 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (1.33%) LAMP
6 11 (1.12%) JMS
7 9 (0.92%) JSON
7 9 (0.92%) XML
8 8 (0.82%) Node.js
9 7 (0.72%) HTML
10 6 (0.61%) HTML5
10 6 (0.61%) J2EE
11 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.31%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.31%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.31%) WinForms
12 3 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.32%) Clustering
3 43 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.66%) Private Cloud
6 17 (1.74%) NHS
7 16 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.64%) Replication
8 14 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.02%) Statistics
10 10 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.72%) PKI
11 7 (0.72%) User Experience
12 6 (0.61%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 609 (62.27%) Windows
2 410 (41.92%) Windows Server
3 272 (27.81%) Linux
4 263 (26.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 252 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 130 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 109 (11.15%) Unix
8 80 (8.18%) Windows 7
9 65 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 26 (2.66%) Solaris
12 24 (2.45%) AIX
13 23 (2.35%) Windows 10
14 22 (2.25%) CentOS
15 14 (1.43%) Windows XP
16 12 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.92%) SUSE
18 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.72%) Android
19 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.75%) ITIL
2 120 (12.27%) Migration
3 95 (9.71%) DevOps
4 81 (8.28%) Configuration Management
5 68 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 55 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (5.11%) Problem Management
9 49 (5.01%) Change Management
10 43 (4.40%) Project Management
11 36 (3.68%) High Availability
12 31 (3.17%) Open Source
12 31 (3.17%) Time Management
13 29 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
13 29 (2.97%) Server Building
13 29 (2.97%) Service Delivery
14 28 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
15 25 (2.56%) Software Engineering
16 24 (2.45%) Incident Management
16 24 (2.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 132 (13.50%) SQL
2 120 (12.27%) PowerShell
3 76 (7.77%) Python
4 41 (4.19%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.48%) Java
6 33 (3.37%) Perl
7 31 (3.17%) Ruby
7 31 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.74%) VBScript
9 12 (1.23%) C
10 10 (1.02%) C#
11 9 (0.92%) Korn
11 9 (0.92%) PHP
11 9 (0.92%) VB
12 8 (0.82%) C++
12 8 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.61%) Bourne shell
13 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.31%) C-shell
15 2 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 122 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 92 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 83 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (7.16%) CCNA
6 49 (5.01%) MCSE
7 46 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (3.48%) CCNP
8 34 (3.48%) Degree
9 23 (2.35%) MCSA
10 18 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.64%) MCP
12 11 (1.12%) MCITP
13 10 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (1.02%) CCIE
13 10 (1.02%) RHCE
14 9 (0.92%) MCTS
15 8 (0.82%) CCA
15 8 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.68%) SLA
2 15 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.41%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.20%) QA
7 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 416 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 238 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 110 (11.25%) vSphere
5 99 (10.12%) XenApp
6 62 (6.34%) VMware ESX
7 57 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 30 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (2.56%) XenServer
11 21 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (2.04%) NFS
13 18 (1.84%) Docker
14 16 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
15 15 (1.53%) VMware Server
16 12 (1.23%) vCloud
17 11 (1.12%) DFS Replication
17 11 (1.12%) Xen
18 7 (0.72%) UAG
18 7 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 134 (13.70%) SCCM
2 91 (9.30%) Puppet
3 56 (5.73%) SCOM
4 52 (5.32%) Ansible
5 25 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.15%) NetBackup
7 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (2.04%) SCVMM
8 19 (1.94%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.94%) WSUS
9 17 (1.74%) Nagios
10 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (1.02%) Packer
12 9 (0.92%) Terraform
13 8 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (0.72%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 475 (48.57%) VMware
2 309 (31.60%) Microsoft
3 245 (25.05%) Citrix
4 207 (21.17%) Cisco
5 135 (13.80%) HP
6 103 (10.53%) NetApp
7 78 (7.98%) Red Hat
8 60 (6.13%) IBM
9 56 (5.73%) EMC
10 51 (5.21%) Oracle
11 46 (4.70%) Dell
12 38 (3.89%) Juniper
13 24 (2.45%) Symantec
13 24 (2.45%) webMethods
14 23 (2.35%) Pega
15 22 (2.25%) Veritas
16 21 (2.15%) Veeam
17 20 (2.04%) F5
18 18 (1.84%) CheckPoint
19 15 (1.53%) BMC
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum 6 month fixed term contract pro rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day Maximum £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago