The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 540 512 489
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 16 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.040% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.044% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
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£344 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £260 £338
% change year-on-year
+34.13% -22.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 - -
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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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +2 4 £413 +10.00%
London +1 3 £344 -25.06% 5
South East -21 3 £385 +41.28% 1
West Midlands -2 1 - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) DNS
7 10 (38.46%) DHCP
7 10 (38.46%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
9 8 (30.77%) LAN
9 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) EMC
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
12 5 (19.23%) SCCM
12 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
12 5 (19.23%) SAN
12 5 (19.23%) NetApp
12 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 4 (15.38%) Linux
13 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
14 3 (11.54%) vSphere
14 3 (11.54%) IIS
14 3 (11.54%) HP
15 2 (7.69%) Firewall
15 2 (7.69%) Finance
15 2 (7.69%) SQL
15 2 (7.69%) Oracle

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) DHCP
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) IPv4
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) EMC
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Clearswift