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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 563 566 563
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 15 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £249 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £317 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £240 £203
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 +21 8 £370 +13.84% 2
South East +7 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (28.57%) SCCM
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.14%) vSphere
10 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
10 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.29%) DHCP
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) DNS
10 5 (14.29%) Citrix
11 4 (11.43%) VoIP
11 4 (11.43%) WAN
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) Symantec
11 4 (11.43%) Cisco
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (8.57%) MS Project Server

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project Server
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) IPv4
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
1 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.86%) Logistics
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Symantec
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) AppSense
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp