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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
Rank 229 265 193
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -72
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 418 401 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.86% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.91% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 248 355
Median daily rate £363 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% -4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £249 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £16.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £47.00 £35.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +37 189 £375 - 50
South East +18 90 £375 +15.38% 39
South West +13 32 £363 +45.00% 4
North West +38 31 £300 - 13
East of England +15 20 £325 -20.00% 11
Yorkshire +14 20 £425 +13.33% 15
North East -5 13 £513 +97.11% 3
East Midlands -8 13 £275 +18.91% 4
West Midlands -26 10 £290 -10.76% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 557 (59.00%) Windows
2 521 (55.19%) VMware
3 426 (45.13%) Active Directory
4 379 (40.15%) Windows Server
5 308 (32.63%) Microsoft
6 292 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 237 (25.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 233 (24.68%) Linux
9 207 (21.93%) Cisco
10 206 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 179 (18.96%) Firewall
12 176 (18.64%) Citrix
13 167 (17.69%) DNS
14 158 (16.74%) SAN
14 158 (16.74%) ITIL
15 151 (16.00%) MS Exchange
16 149 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
17 145 (15.36%) PowerShell
18 132 (13.98%) HP
19 126 (13.35%) SQL Server
20 113 (11.97%) Finance
21 110 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
22 109 (11.55%) Hyper-V
22 109 (11.55%) LAN
23 108 (11.44%) Data Centre
24 106 (11.23%) Windows Server 2003
25 105 (11.12%) SCCM
26 103 (10.91%) WAN
27 102 (10.81%) Office 365
28 101 (10.70%) MS Excel

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
1 151 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 86 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (8.26%) IIS
4 47 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (4.98%) Skype for Business
5 37 (3.92%) Apache
6 29 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (2.97%) SharePoint
8 24 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.27%) Confluence
12 11 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.74%) nginx
15 7 (0.74%) PowerExchange
16 6 (0.64%) JBoss
17 5 (0.53%) IBM Domino
17 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.34%) MS Office
3 13 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.53%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) Windchill
7 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 149 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (10.81%) Office 365
4 57 (6.04%) IaaS
5 48 (5.08%) SaaS
6 42 (4.45%) PaaS
7 15 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.06%) HP Helion
9 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.95%) CloudFront
10 8 (0.85%) Akamai
10 8 (0.85%) GitHub
11 7 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.74%) G Suite
12 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.53%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 179 (18.96%) Firewall
2 167 (17.69%) DNS
3 158 (16.74%) SAN
4 109 (11.55%) LAN
5 103 (10.91%) WAN
6 97 (10.28%) DHCP
7 83 (8.79%) TCP/IP
8 57 (6.04%) VPN
9 36 (3.81%) VLAN
10 35 (3.71%) Internet
11 28 (2.97%) SSL
11 28 (2.97%) Wireless
12 27 (2.86%) NAS
13 26 (2.75%) VoIP
14 25 (2.65%) MPLS
15 24 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (2.54%) SMTP
16 22 (2.33%) Skype
17 20 (2.12%) Network Security
17 20 (2.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.97%) MySQL
3 16 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 8 (0.85%) DB2
8 7 (0.74%) Big Data
8 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.64%) PowerCenter
9 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.53%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.32%) Redis
13 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.22%) JIRA
4 10 (1.06%) GitLab
4 10 (1.06%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.95%) Subversion
6 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.64%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.42%) Log4j
10 4 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.32%) Ant
11 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.32%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.32%) Hudson
11 3 (0.32%) Maven
11 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 113 (11.97%) Finance
2 45 (4.77%) Retail
3 36 (3.81%) Banking
4 16 (1.69%) Legal
4 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 16 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 9 (0.95%) Publishing
7 7 (0.74%) Law
8 6 (0.64%) Back Office
8 6 (0.64%) Marketing
9 5 (0.53%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.19%) Web Services
2 26 (2.75%) Middleware
3 16 (1.69%) LAMP
4 13 (1.38%) .NET
5 10 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (0.95%) REST
7 8 (0.85%) JSON
8 7 (0.74%) J2EE
9 6 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.64%) SOAP
9 6 (0.64%) XML
10 4 (0.42%) HTML
10 4 (0.42%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (0.42%) JMS
10 4 (0.42%) Node.js
10 4 (0.42%) Servlets
10 4 (0.42%) WSDL
10 4 (0.42%) XSL
10 4 (0.42%) XSLT
10 4 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.24%) Clustering
4 28 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.44%) Replication
6 21 (2.22%) NHS
7 18 (1.91%) EMC VNX
8 14 (1.48%) PKI
8 14 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.17%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.85%) CMDB
12 8 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
13 7 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.64%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 557 (59.00%) Windows
2 379 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 237 (25.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 233 (24.68%) Linux
5 206 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (11.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (9.43%) Unix
8 60 (6.36%) Windows 7
9 41 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (3.50%) Windows 10
11 30 (3.18%) CentOS
12 29 (3.07%) AIX
12 29 (3.07%) Solaris
13 26 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 25 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (2.22%) SUSE
16 19 (2.01%) Windows 8
17 18 (1.91%) Android
18 14 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (16.74%) ITIL
2 93 (9.85%) DevOps
3 86 (9.11%) Migration
4 80 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (6.67%) High Availability
6 59 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 59 (6.25%) Open Source
7 57 (6.04%) Change Management
8 56 (5.93%) Problem Management
9 44 (4.66%) Load Balancing
10 34 (3.60%) Project Management
11 32 (3.39%) PRINCE2
12 30 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (3.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 28 (2.97%) Service Management
14 27 (2.86%) ITIL V3
15 24 (2.54%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (2.22%) CRM
16 21 (2.22%) Data Management
17 19 (2.01%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (15.36%) PowerShell
2 82 (8.69%) SQL
3 69 (7.31%) Python
4 49 (5.19%) Bash Shell
5 40 (4.24%) Perl
6 26 (2.75%) Java
7 22 (2.33%) VBScript
8 21 (2.22%) Ruby
9 16 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.48%) VB
11 11 (1.17%) Korn
12 10 (1.06%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.95%) C
14 7 (0.74%) C#
14 7 (0.74%) PHP
15 2 (0.21%) C++
16 1 (0.11%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.11%) Go
16 1 (0.11%) Jython
16 1 (0.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 95 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 80 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (6.99%) MCSE
5 64 (6.78%) CCNA
6 63 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 40 (4.24%) Degree
8 27 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (2.54%) CCNP
9 24 (2.54%) MCSA
10 21 (2.22%) MCP
11 18 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (1.80%) CCA
13 15 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.17%) CISSP
16 11 (1.17%) MCITP
17 8 (0.85%) AWS Certification
18 5 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 22 (2.33%) SLA
3 20 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.53%) QA
5 3 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.21%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.11%) BS7799
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 426 (45.13%) Active Directory
2 292 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 84 (8.90%) vSphere
5 76 (8.05%) XenApp
6 62 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (5.61%) VMware ESX
8 42 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (2.75%) Docker
10 24 (2.54%) XenDesktop
11 17 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (1.27%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.17%) vCloud
14 10 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.95%) GPFS
15 9 (0.95%) KVM
15 9 (0.95%) Xen
16 8 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.85%) ProxySG
17 6 (0.64%) NDS
Systems Management
1 105 (11.12%) SCCM
2 86 (9.11%) Puppet
3 49 (5.19%) Ansible
4 42 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (4.24%) SCOM
6 26 (2.75%) Backup Exec
6 26 (2.75%) WSUS
7 23 (2.44%) Terraform
8 22 (2.33%) AirWatch
8 22 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (2.22%) Nagios
9 21 (2.22%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.95%) Kibana
12 9 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.74%) logstash
13 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.74%) Zenoss
14 6 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 521 (55.19%) VMware
2 308 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 207 (21.93%) Cisco
4 176 (18.64%) Citrix
5 132 (13.98%) HP
6 74 (7.84%) Red Hat
7 60 (6.36%) EMC
8 49 (5.19%) IBM
9 46 (4.87%) NetApp
9 46 (4.87%) Oracle
10 42 (4.45%) Symantec
11 40 (4.24%) CheckPoint
11 40 (4.24%) Dell
12 27 (2.86%) 3PAR
12 27 (2.86%) Juniper
13 20 (2.12%) F5
13 20 (2.12%) Splunk
13 20 (2.12%) Veeam
14 19 (2.01%) Avaya
15 17 (1.80%) CommVault
South East
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £350 day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: flexible depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mencap
Rate: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough
Mencap
Rate: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago