The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 244 240 326
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +86
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 192 196 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.83% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 146 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.25%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
City of London +8 45 £338 -8.16% 17
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £375 -1.63% 1
Uxbridge -5 1 £290 +50.64%
Wembley - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Morden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 2
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 202 (61.03%) Windows
2 188 (56.80%) VMware
3 168 (50.76%) Active Directory
4 111 (33.53%) Microsoft
5 109 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (31.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (24.77%) Citrix
8 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
8 76 (22.96%) Cisco
9 74 (22.36%) SAN
10 72 (21.75%) Linux
11 69 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 56 (16.92%) Firewall
13 53 (16.01%) XenApp
14 51 (15.41%) vSphere
15 49 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 48 (14.50%) Finance
17 47 (14.20%) ITIL
17 47 (14.20%) SQL
18 45 (13.60%) DNS
19 44 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 43 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (12.69%) NetApp
22 37 (11.18%) SQL Server
23 36 (10.88%) SCCM
24 35 (10.57%) Hyper-V
25 34 (10.27%) PowerShell
25 34 (10.27%) MS Excel
26 31 (9.37%) Windows XP
27 30 (9.06%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (7.55%) IIS
4 25 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 19 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (5.44%) Apache
7 18 (5.44%) Lync
8 13 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.02%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.72%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.72%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.11%) WebLogic
11 7 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.21%) nginx
13 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.32%) Office 365
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.91%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (22.36%) SAN
2 56 (16.92%) Firewall
3 45 (13.60%) DNS
4 29 (8.76%) DHCP
5 24 (7.25%) WAN
6 23 (6.95%) TCP/IP
7 22 (6.65%) LAN
7 22 (6.65%) NAS
8 17 (5.14%) Network Security
8 17 (5.14%) MPLS
9 15 (4.53%) Wireless
10 14 (4.23%) VoIP
11 13 (3.93%) SSL
12 12 (3.63%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.02%) VPN
14 9 (2.72%) Internet
15 8 (2.42%) LDAP
16 7 (2.11%) Kerberos
16 7 (2.11%) FTP
16 7 (2.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.32%) MySQL
3 9 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.91%) Big Data
6 3 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.30%) KDB
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) Redis
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.21%) JMeter
2 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.91%) RSpec
4 2 (0.60%) Hudson
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.60%) Introscope
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 48 (14.50%) Finance
2 19 (5.74%) Banking
3 14 (4.23%) Publishing
4 11 (3.32%) Retail
5 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.81%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.91%) Advertising
9 3 (0.91%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.02%) HTML
1 10 (3.02%) Web Services
2 7 (2.11%) HTML5
3 6 (1.81%) Worklight
3 6 (1.81%) .NET
4 5 (1.51%) J2EE
4 5 (1.51%) Middleware
5 3 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.60%) SAML
6 2 (0.60%) Java EE
6 2 (0.60%) OpenID
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) RESTful
7 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.30%) CGI
7 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.44%) Clustering
3 12 (3.63%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.63%) Replication
4 10 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.42%) Open Source
6 6 (1.81%) PKI
7 5 (1.51%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.21%) NHS
8 4 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Spread Betting
9 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
10 2 (0.60%) PMI
10 2 (0.60%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 202 (61.03%) Windows
2 109 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (21.75%) Linux
4 69 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (9.37%) Windows XP
7 28 (8.46%) UNIX
7 28 (8.46%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.72%) SUSE
10 8 (2.42%) AIX
10 8 (2.42%) Solaris
11 6 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.91%) VMS
13 3 (0.91%) SELinux
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.20%) ITIL
2 26 (7.85%) DevOps
3 18 (5.44%) Migration
4 17 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (3.93%) Service Delivery
6 13 (3.93%) E-Commerce
7 12 (3.63%) Change Management
7 12 (3.63%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.32%) Service Management
9 10 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (2.72%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.72%) Risk Management
11 8 (2.42%) Project Management
11 8 (2.42%) High Availability
12 7 (2.11%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.11%) ITSM
12 7 (2.11%) Business Continuity
13 6 (1.81%) Asset Management
13 6 (1.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.20%) SQL
2 34 (10.27%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.83%) Shell Script
4 13 (3.93%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.93%) Perl
5 12 (3.63%) Ruby
6 9 (2.72%) Java
7 6 (1.81%) Jython
8 5 (1.51%) Clojure
8 5 (1.51%) VBScript
8 5 (1.51%) Python
9 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.30%) C#
11 1 (0.30%) Golang
11 1 (0.30%) Haskell
11 1 (0.30%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 43 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (9.06%) MCSE
3 23 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (6.04%) Degree
6 16 (4.83%) CCNA
7 15 (4.53%) MCITP
8 14 (4.23%) MCTS
9 12 (3.63%) CCNP
10 8 (2.42%) MCP
11 7 (2.11%) MCSA
12 6 (1.81%) CCA
12 6 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.81%) VCDX
12 6 (1.81%) VCAP
13 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.91%) CCSA
14 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.60%) VCP5
15 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.21%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (50.76%) Active Directory
2 103 (31.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (16.01%) XenApp
4 51 (15.41%) vSphere
5 35 (10.57%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.74%) vCloud
7 16 (4.83%) VMware ESX
8 15 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.02%) XenServer
10 7 (2.11%) UAG
11 6 (1.81%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.81%) Xen
12 5 (1.51%) NLBS
12 5 (1.51%) NFS
13 4 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.91%) RHEV
15 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.30%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 36 (10.88%) SCCM
2 26 (7.85%) SCOM
3 22 (6.65%) Puppet
4 17 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (4.83%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.11%) MIMEsweeper
6 7 (2.11%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.81%) WSUS
8 5 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.21%) MOM
9 4 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.91%) Foglight
10 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 188 (56.80%) VMware
2 111 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 82 (24.77%) Citrix
4 76 (22.96%) Cisco
5 42 (12.69%) NetApp
6 29 (8.76%) HP
7 26 (7.85%) Red Hat
8 19 (5.74%) IBM
8 19 (5.74%) Oracle
9 18 (5.44%) EMC
9 18 (5.44%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.44%) Symantec
10 13 (3.93%) Veeam
11 11 (3.32%) Altiris
12 8 (2.42%) Juniper
13 7 (2.11%) F5
14 6 (1.81%) AppSense
14 6 (1.81%) Sophos
14 6 (1.81%) Websense
15 5 (1.51%) Bloomberg
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