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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 225 254 198
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -56
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 515 458 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.90% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.95% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 289 398
Median daily rate £375 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.22% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.99 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £45.90 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +50.00%
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
43243 48091 49053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.95% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28473 31109 31489
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1878 2039
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +40 237 £391 +6.75% 36
South East +6 92 £375 +7.14% 33
North East +13 46 £500 +66.66% 5
South West +13 42 £425 +70.00% 3
East of England +18 35 £325 +8.33% 7
North West +14 32 £338 +8.00% 11
West Midlands -17 12 £288 -4.16% 7
Yorkshire +4 10 £336 -0.37% 7
East Midlands -13 10 £350 +37.25% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 610 (57.38%) Windows
2 561 (52.78%) VMware
3 469 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 411 (38.66%) Windows Server
5 365 (34.34%) Microsoft
6 301 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 275 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 266 (25.02%) Linux
9 240 (22.58%) Cisco
10 238 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 214 (20.13%) Firewall
12 209 (19.66%) Citrix
13 196 (18.44%) SAN
14 185 (17.40%) ITIL
15 178 (16.75%) DNS
16 174 (16.37%) MS Exchange
17 158 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 152 (14.30%) HP
19 147 (13.83%) PowerShell
20 140 (13.17%) SQL Server
21 135 (12.70%) LAN
22 131 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
23 130 (12.23%) WAN
24 129 (12.14%) Finance
25 127 (11.95%) SCCM
26 124 (11.67%) Hyper-V
27 121 (11.38%) MS Excel
28 120 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
29 114 (10.72%) Data Centre
30 113 (10.63%) Security Cleared

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
1 174 (16.37%) MS Exchange
2 104 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (8.75%) IIS
4 56 (5.27%) Apache
5 52 (4.89%) Skype for Business
6 50 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (3.10%) SharePoint
8 27 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.22%) Confluence
13 10 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.66%) PowerExchange
14 7 (0.66%) SAS
15 6 (0.56%) nginx
16 5 (0.47%) Jetty
16 5 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 121 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.08%) MS Office
3 20 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 5 (0.47%) Windchill
7 1 (0.094%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 158 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (10.44%) Office 365
4 62 (5.83%) IaaS
5 51 (4.80%) SaaS
6 49 (4.61%) PaaS
7 13 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.13%) CloudFront
9 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.94%) HP Helion
10 9 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.66%) GitHub
13 6 (0.56%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.38%) G Suite
16 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 214 (20.13%) Firewall
2 196 (18.44%) SAN
3 178 (16.75%) DNS
4 135 (12.70%) LAN
5 130 (12.23%) WAN
6 110 (10.35%) DHCP
7 91 (8.56%) TCP/IP
8 74 (6.96%) VPN
9 57 (5.36%) Internet
10 49 (4.61%) VLAN
11 40 (3.76%) Wireless
12 38 (3.57%) WLAN
13 37 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (3.01%) MPLS
15 31 (2.92%) NetScaler
16 29 (2.73%) SSL
17 28 (2.63%) iSCSI
17 28 (2.63%) NAS
18 25 (2.35%) VoIP
19 23 (2.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.76%) MySQL
3 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.75%) Big Data
8 6 (0.56%) DB2
8 6 (0.56%) PowerCenter
9 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.19%) HBase
12 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.01%) JIRA
4 14 (1.32%) Hudson
5 12 (1.13%) Vagrant
6 11 (1.03%) GitLab
6 11 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.94%) Subversion
8 9 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.56%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.38%) Log4j
10 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.28%) Ant
11 3 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.28%) Maven
11 3 (0.28%) MSI
11 3 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 129 (12.14%) Finance
2 38 (3.57%) Retail
3 32 (3.01%) Banking
4 22 (2.07%) Legal
5 16 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.32%) Publishing
7 8 (0.75%) Back Office
7 8 (0.75%) Law
8 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.19%) Advertising
10 2 (0.19%) Games
10 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.19%) German Language
10 2 (0.19%) Marketing
10 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.094%) Local Government
11 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.17%) Web Services
2 27 (2.54%) LAMP
3 26 (2.45%) Middleware
4 25 (2.35%) .NET
5 12 (1.13%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (1.03%) XML
7 9 (0.85%) J2EE
7 9 (0.85%) JSON
7 9 (0.85%) REST
7 9 (0.85%) SOAP
8 8 (0.75%) XSLT
9 7 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.56%) ELK Stack
10 6 (0.56%) Kafka
10 6 (0.56%) RESTful
11 5 (0.47%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.47%) JMS
11 5 (0.47%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.38%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (0.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 72 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.76%) Clustering
4 35 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.20%) Replication
6 32 (3.01%) NHS
7 24 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.79%) EMC VNX
9 15 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.03%) PKI
11 10 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
12 9 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.85%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.75%) CMDB
13 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.66%) RIA
15 6 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 610 (57.38%) Windows
2 411 (38.66%) Windows Server
3 275 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 266 (25.02%) Linux
5 238 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (8.00%) Unix
8 58 (5.46%) Windows 7
9 43 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (3.10%) CentOS
10 33 (3.10%) Ubuntu
11 31 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 28 (2.63%) Solaris
13 26 (2.45%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.69%) AIX
15 16 (1.51%) Android
15 16 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.51%) SUSE
16 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (17.40%) ITIL
2 100 (9.41%) DevOps
3 94 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (8.84%) Migration
4 71 (6.68%) Configuration Management
4 71 (6.68%) Open Source
5 69 (6.49%) High Availability
6 65 (6.11%) Problem Management
7 60 (5.64%) Change Management
8 40 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 39 (3.67%) Project Management
10 38 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (3.57%) Load Balancing
11 36 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (3.20%) PRINCE2
13 31 (2.92%) Service Management
14 30 (2.82%) Asset Management
15 26 (2.45%) Data Analysis
16 24 (2.26%) CRM
16 24 (2.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 147 (13.83%) PowerShell
2 88 (8.28%) SQL
3 87 (8.18%) Python
4 45 (4.23%) Perl
5 43 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 33 (3.10%) Java
7 27 (2.54%) Ruby
8 24 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.60%) VBScript
10 16 (1.51%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.22%) PHP
11 13 (1.22%) VB
12 12 (1.13%) C
13 7 (0.66%) C#
13 7 (0.66%) Korn
14 2 (0.19%) C++
14 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.094%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.094%) Jython
15 1 (0.094%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 113 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 109 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (8.09%) MCSE
5 82 (7.71%) CCNA
6 77 (7.24%) SC Cleared
7 53 (4.99%) Degree
8 47 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (3.29%) CCNP
10 33 (3.10%) MCSA
11 32 (3.01%) MCP
12 25 (2.35%) CCA
12 25 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.88%) AWS Certification
14 19 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.32%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.94%) CISSP
17 10 (0.94%) MCITP
18 5 (0.47%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.26%) SLA
2 23 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.56%) QA
6 3 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.19%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.094%) BS7799
8 1 (0.094%) GCP
8 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
System Software
1 469 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 301 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 110 (10.35%) vSphere
5 88 (8.28%) XenApp
6 69 (6.49%) VMware ESX
7 57 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
9 37 (3.48%) XenDesktop
10 26 (2.45%) DFS Replication
11 25 (2.35%) Docker
12 17 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.32%) vCloud
13 14 (1.32%) VMware Server
13 14 (1.32%) Xen
14 11 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.94%) Firmware
15 10 (0.94%) KVM
16 9 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
17 8 (0.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 127 (11.95%) SCCM
2 110 (10.35%) Puppet
3 62 (5.83%) SCOM
4 52 (4.89%) Ansible
5 51 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.10%) Terraform
7 32 (3.01%) WSUS
8 29 (2.73%) Backup Exec
9 23 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 19 (1.79%) Nagios
11 18 (1.69%) AirWatch
12 17 (1.60%) NetBackup
13 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 13 (1.22%) SCVMM
14 11 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.85%) Kibana
17 8 (0.75%) Zenoss
18 7 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 561 (52.78%) VMware
2 365 (34.34%) Microsoft
3 240 (22.58%) Cisco
4 209 (19.66%) Citrix
5 152 (14.30%) HP
6 78 (7.34%) Red Hat
7 70 (6.59%) NetApp
8 66 (6.21%) EMC
9 50 (4.70%) Dell
10 48 (4.52%) Oracle
11 43 (4.05%) CheckPoint
12 41 (3.86%) Symantec
13 38 (3.57%) Juniper
14 37 (3.48%) IBM
15 29 (2.73%) Splunk
16 26 (2.45%) SolarWinds
17 24 (2.26%) 3PAR
17 24 (2.26%) Veeam
18 18 (1.69%) CommVault
18 18 (1.69%) F5
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