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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 221 232 226
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 562 530 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.07% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 318 339
Median daily rate £365 £343 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +54.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £20.25 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.74 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +18 210 £425 +13.48% 45
South East -28 94 £300 -14.28% 29
East of England +33 74 £300 -15.78% 15
Yorkshire +7 48 £306 -3.54% 14
North West +24 38 £300 +4.34% 15
North East -1 29 £468 +56.00% 2
South West -10 28 £260 -5.45% 4
West Midlands -18 25 £375 +16.27% 12
East Midlands -1 15 £375 +36.36% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 632 (59.68%) Windows
2 548 (51.75%) VMware
3 462 (43.63%) Active Directory
4 425 (40.13%) Windows Server
5 385 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 291 (27.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 289 (27.29%) Linux
8 279 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 270 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 242 (22.85%) Cisco
11 239 (22.57%) Citrix
12 219 (20.68%) Firewall
13 203 (19.17%) MS Exchange
14 196 (18.51%) ITIL
15 190 (17.94%) SAN
16 187 (17.66%) DNS
17 165 (15.58%) HP
18 146 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 146 (13.79%) SCCM
19 145 (13.69%) PowerShell
20 143 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
21 141 (13.31%) WAN
22 139 (13.13%) LAN
22 139 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
23 128 (12.09%) vSphere
24 127 (11.99%) DHCP
25 122 (11.52%) SQL
26 120 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
27 119 (11.24%) Security Cleared
28 118 (11.14%) 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
1 203 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 108 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (8.40%) IIS
4 59 (5.57%) Apache
5 50 (4.72%) SharePoint
6 49 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (4.06%) Skype for Business
8 31 (2.93%) Tomcat
9 25 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 24 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 23 (2.17%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (1.51%) Confluence
15 15 (1.42%) OpenStack
16 13 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
17 12 (1.13%) nginx
18 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
19 7 (0.66%) Jetty
20 6 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 116 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.00%) MS Office
3 18 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) Windchill
6 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) 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
1 143 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (10.01%) Office 365
4 54 (5.10%) IaaS
5 47 (4.44%) PaaS
6 37 (3.49%) SaaS
7 16 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.13%) CloudFront
10 10 (0.94%) HP Helion
11 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.57%) GitHub
14 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.19%) SoftLayer
16 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 219 (20.68%) Firewall
2 190 (17.94%) SAN
3 187 (17.66%) DNS
4 141 (13.31%) WAN
5 139 (13.13%) LAN
6 127 (11.99%) DHCP
7 71 (6.70%) VPN
8 66 (6.23%) TCP/IP
9 65 (6.14%) Internet
10 51 (4.82%) VLAN
11 41 (3.87%) MPLS
12 35 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (3.31%) iSCSI
12 35 (3.31%) SSL
12 35 (3.31%) Wireless
13 34 (3.21%) NetScaler
14 31 (2.93%) Network Security
15 29 (2.74%) WLAN
16 19 (1.79%) IPsec
17 18 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.59%) MySQL
3 31 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.66%) Big Data
9 7 (0.66%) DB2
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.28%) MS Access
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.094%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 68 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.25%) JIRA
4 24 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (1.89%) Hudson
6 16 (1.51%) Subversion
7 15 (1.42%) Vagrant
8 14 (1.32%) GitLab
9 13 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.13%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.94%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.94%) ClearQuest
12 9 (0.85%) FishEye
12 9 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.85%) PVCS
12 9 (0.85%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.66%) MSBuild
General
1 118 (11.14%) Finance
2 44 (4.15%) Retail
3 25 (2.36%) Legal
4 23 (2.17%) Banking
5 22 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.51%) Publishing
8 7 (0.66%) Law
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
10 5 (0.47%) Games
11 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.28%) Front Office
11 3 (0.28%) German Language
11 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) iGaming
12 2 (0.19%) Marketing
13 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.094%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.40%) Middleware
2 35 (3.31%) Web Services
3 27 (2.55%) .NET
3 27 (2.55%) LAMP
4 13 (1.23%) JSON
5 12 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (1.04%) ELK Stack
6 11 (1.04%) XML
7 10 (0.94%) J2EE
7 10 (0.94%) JMS
8 6 (0.57%) Kafka
8 6 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (0.47%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.38%) RESTful
10 4 (0.38%) Servlets
10 4 (0.38%) SOAP
10 4 (0.38%) XSLT
10 4 (0.38%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 63 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.34%) Clustering
4 38 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.12%) NHS
6 23 (2.17%) Replication
7 20 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.79%) EMC VNX
9 16 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.94%) PKI
12 9 (0.85%) CMDB
13 8 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
14 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 632 (59.68%) Windows
2 425 (40.13%) Windows Server
3 291 (27.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 289 (27.29%) Linux
5 270 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 139 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (10.39%) Unix
8 77 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 55 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (3.68%) Windows 8
11 29 (2.74%) CentOS
12 27 (2.55%) Solaris
13 25 (2.36%) Ubuntu
14 23 (2.17%) Windows 10
15 20 (1.89%) AIX
16 18 (1.70%) SUSE
17 16 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
18 14 (1.32%) Windows XP
19 11 (1.04%) Android
19 11 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (18.51%) ITIL
2 102 (9.63%) DevOps
3 100 (9.44%) Configuration Management
4 96 (9.07%) Migration
5 91 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (6.14%) Open Source
7 58 (5.48%) Problem Management
8 55 (5.19%) Change Management
9 53 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (5.00%) High Availability
10 43 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
12 34 (3.21%) Project Management
13 32 (3.02%) Load Balancing
13 32 (3.02%) PRINCE2
14 27 (2.55%) Asset Management
15 26 (2.46%) Server Building
15 26 (2.46%) Service Management
16 23 (2.17%) E-Commerce
16 23 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (13.69%) PowerShell
2 122 (11.52%) SQL
3 85 (8.03%) Python
4 51 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 49 (4.63%) Perl
6 33 (3.12%) Java
7 31 (2.93%) Ruby
7 31 (2.93%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.61%) PHP
9 15 (1.42%) VBScript
10 14 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.23%) Korn
11 13 (1.23%) VB
12 8 (0.76%) C
13 6 (0.57%) C++
13 6 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.47%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.38%) C#
15 4 (0.38%) C-shell
16 3 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 119 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 115 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
3 113 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (8.40%) CCNA
5 84 (7.93%) MCSE
6 80 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 54 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 53 (5.00%) Degree
9 39 (3.68%) CCNP
10 37 (3.49%) MCP
11 35 (3.31%) MCSA
12 26 (2.46%) CCA
12 26 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
13 21 (1.98%) DV Cleared
14 19 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
16 16 (1.51%) AWS Certification
17 10 (0.94%) MCITP
18 9 (0.85%) RHCE
19 8 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.21%) SLA
2 17 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.094%) COBIT
6 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.094%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 462 (43.63%) Active Directory
2 279 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (12.09%) vSphere
4 116 (10.95%) Hyper-V
5 90 (8.50%) XenApp
6 73 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (6.04%) VMware ESX
8 45 (4.25%) XenDesktop
9 39 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (2.36%) Docker
11 24 (2.27%) DFS Replication
12 17 (1.61%) VMware Server
13 16 (1.51%) vCloud
14 14 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (1.32%) NFS
14 14 (1.32%) Xen
15 13 (1.23%) Firmware
15 13 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (1.04%) XenServer
17 9 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 146 (13.79%) SCCM
2 116 (10.95%) Puppet
3 71 (6.70%) SCOM
4 66 (6.23%) Ansible
5 50 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.12%) Backup Exec
7 28 (2.64%) WSUS
8 22 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 21 (1.98%) Terraform
10 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 15 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
11 15 (1.42%) SCVMM
12 12 (1.13%) Nagios
13 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.66%) vRealize
16 6 (0.57%) HP SIM
16 6 (0.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 548 (51.75%) VMware
2 385 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 242 (22.85%) Cisco
4 239 (22.57%) Citrix
5 165 (15.58%) HP
6 93 (8.78%) NetApp
7 68 (6.42%) EMC
8 66 (6.23%) Red Hat
9 61 (5.76%) Oracle
10 55 (5.19%) Dell
11 54 (5.10%) IBM
12 41 (3.87%) Juniper
13 38 (3.59%) CheckPoint
13 38 (3.59%) Symantec
14 30 (2.83%) Splunk
14 30 (2.83%) Veeam
15 25 (2.36%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.89%) Intel Security
17 17 (1.61%) 3PAR
17 17 (1.61%) F5
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