The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
Rank 551 582 562
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 28 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.063% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.066% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 32
Median daily rate £369 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £303 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -24.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £24.50

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
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 £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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 +23 14 £388 +19.23% 3
East Midlands +5 4 £275 - 2
South East +16 3 £350 +12.00% 2
West Midlands +12 3 £375 - 1
North West +23 2 £313 -3.84% 2
Yorkshire +19 1 £375 -6.25%
South West +15 1 £250 - 2
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (66.20%) Firewall
2 40 (56.34%) Cisco
3 35 (49.30%) VMware
4 30 (42.25%) Windows
5 28 (39.44%) Data Centre
6 26 (36.62%) LAN
6 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
7 24 (33.80%) WAN
8 21 (29.58%) HP
9 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
10 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
11 14 (19.72%) Migration
11 14 (19.72%) Wireless
12 12 (16.90%) Palo Alto
12 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (16.90%) CCNA
12 12 (16.90%) Citrix
12 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.49%) CCNP
13 11 (15.49%) SAN
13 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
13 11 (15.49%) VPN
13 11 (15.49%) DNS
14 10 (14.08%) Linux
14 10 (14.08%) Finance
14 10 (14.08%) Office 365
14 10 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012

Network 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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (66.20%) Firewall
2 26 (36.62%) LAN
3 24 (33.80%) WAN
4 14 (19.72%) Wireless
5 11 (15.49%) DNS
5 11 (15.49%) SAN
5 11 (15.49%) VPN
6 10 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) DHCP
8 7 (9.86%) DMZ
8 7 (9.86%) MPLS
8 7 (9.86%) VoIP
9 6 (8.45%) OSPF
9 6 (8.45%) VLAN
10 5 (7.04%) IPsec
10 5 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) Fintech
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.08%) Linux
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Unix
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) AIX
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.41%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Solaris
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Migration
2 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.63%) Information Security
5 4 (5.63%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.23%) Change Management
6 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.23%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) High Availability
7 2 (2.82%) Information Management
7 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.82%) Network Management
7 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.82%) SIEM
7 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) Korn
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.90%) CCNA
3 11 (15.49%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) CCSA
5 2 (2.82%) CCIE
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CISSP
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) BS7799
3 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Foglight
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.41%) Cacti
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.41%) WMI
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) VMware
3 21 (29.58%) HP
4 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
5 12 (16.90%) Citrix
5 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.90%) Palo Alto
6 8 (11.27%) Dell
7 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.04%) Aruba
9 4 (5.63%) Veeam
10 3 (4.23%) EMC
10 3 (4.23%) F5
10 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.23%) Juniper
10 3 (4.23%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.82%) Intel
11 2 (2.82%) Meraki
11 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.82%) Splunk
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