The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 546 547 564
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 18 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.002% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £430 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £430 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £430 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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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
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 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +13 8 - - 1
East of England - 3 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
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Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 21 (50.00%) VMware
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (28.57%) Citrix
8 11 (26.19%) SCCM
9 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.90%) Cisco
13 5 (11.90%) vSphere
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.52%) XenApp
14 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (9.52%) DNS
14 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (9.52%) DHCP
14 4 (9.52%) MCSE
14 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
14 4 (9.52%) Migration
15 3 (7.14%) Symantec
15 3 (7.14%) Firewall

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) VoIP
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) IPv4
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.38%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) Change Control
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL
2 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.38%) Logistics
3 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) vSphere
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Avaya
6 2 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) AppSense
7 1 (2.38%) McAfee
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) IBM