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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 567 542 526
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 15 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.036% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.039% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
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£380 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £210 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+57.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.41 £18.00 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -7.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 - £19.37
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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
46468 43835 42327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.75% 92.63% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30057 26949 24391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1901 1936 2492
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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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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 5 £400 +6.66%
South East -28 4 £385 +41.28%
London +9 3 £323 - 2
Yorkshire -10 1 £150 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) DHCP
6 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.00%) SCCM
10 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) IIS
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.33%) SAN
11 4 (13.33%) WAN
11 4 (13.33%) NetApp
11 4 (13.33%) MS Project Server
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (10.00%) vSphere
12 3 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (10.00%) EMC

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) DMZ
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) IPv4
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) iSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) IBM