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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 231 260 284
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 197 164 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 118 108
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £234 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.25 £101.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+41.81% +22.22%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 42 £373 - 10
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Twickenham -2 1 £300 +9.09%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 319 (71.52%) Windows
2 244 (54.71%) VMware
3 185 (41.48%) Active Directory
4 163 (36.55%) Microsoft
5 156 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 128 (28.70%) MS Exchange
8 115 (25.78%) Citrix
9 114 (25.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 104 (23.32%) SAN
11 101 (22.65%) Linux
12 99 (22.20%) Cisco
13 93 (20.85%) DNS
14 92 (20.63%) ITIL
15 89 (19.96%) SQL Server
15 89 (19.96%) Firewall
16 85 (19.06%) SQL
17 84 (18.83%) PowerShell
18 83 (18.61%) Finance
19 78 (17.49%) vSphere
20 73 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
21 67 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
21 67 (15.02%) DHCP
22 62 (13.90%) WAN
22 62 (13.90%) LAN
23 61 (13.68%) IIS
24 60 (13.45%) UNIX
24 60 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
25 57 (12.78%) MCSE
26 56 (12.56%) Migration

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 128 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 73 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (13.68%) IIS
4 45 (10.09%) SharePoint
5 36 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (7.17%) Lync
7 30 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (3.14%) Apache
10 13 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.24%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.57%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.67%) JBoss
16 3 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (7.40%) MS Office
2 32 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) RMDS
1 2 (0.45%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.05%) Office 365
3 23 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.57%) IaaS
5 6 (1.35%) PaaS
6 4 (0.90%) SaaS
6 4 (0.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (23.32%) SAN
2 93 (20.85%) DNS
3 89 (19.96%) Firewall
4 67 (15.02%) DHCP
5 62 (13.90%) LAN
5 62 (13.90%) WAN
6 43 (9.64%) TCP/IP
7 31 (6.95%) NAS
8 30 (6.73%) VPN
9 25 (5.61%) VLAN
10 16 (3.59%) MPLS
11 15 (3.36%) LDAP
12 13 (2.91%) SSL
12 13 (2.91%) Internet
12 13 (2.91%) Network Security
13 12 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.47%) NetScaler
14 11 (2.47%) VoIP
15 10 (2.24%) Wireless
16 8 (1.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.59%) MySQL
4 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.67%) HBase
7 3 (0.67%) Big Data
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.45%) DTS
8 2 (0.45%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.69%) TeamCity
4 11 (2.47%) JIRA
5 10 (2.24%) Maven
5 10 (2.24%) Gradle
6 9 (2.02%) Mercurial
6 9 (2.02%) Subversion
6 9 (2.02%) Ant
6 9 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.02%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.12%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.12%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.22%) MSI
9 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 83 (18.61%) Finance
2 39 (8.74%) Banking
3 24 (5.38%) Retail
4 16 (3.59%) Law
5 15 (3.36%) Back Office
6 12 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.79%) Advertising
8 7 (1.57%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.67%) German Language
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.36%) .NET
2 14 (3.14%) Django
3 13 (2.91%) Web Services
4 9 (2.02%) Rendezvous
4 9 (2.02%) Middleware
5 6 (1.35%) XML
5 6 (1.35%) Flash
6 5 (1.12%) Sinatra
7 4 (0.90%) HTML
7 4 (0.90%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.67%) CSS
8 3 (0.67%) Kafka
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Avro
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (0.45%) LINQ
9 2 (0.45%) jQuery
9 2 (0.45%) OAuth
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.83%) Clustering
3 22 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.79%) PKI
7 8 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.35%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.35%) Replication
8 6 (1.35%) NHS
9 5 (1.12%) PMI
9 5 (1.12%) Life Science
9 5 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.90%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.90%) iPhone
10 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 319 (71.52%) Windows
2 156 (34.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (25.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (22.65%) Linux
5 67 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (13.45%) UNIX
7 35 (7.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (7.85%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.59%) Solaris
9 10 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.57%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.35%) AIX
13 5 (1.12%) Debian
14 4 (0.90%) SUSE
14 4 (0.90%) Android
15 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.45%) CentOS
17 1 (0.22%) VMS
17 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.63%) ITIL
2 56 (12.56%) Migration
3 27 (6.05%) Change Management
4 25 (5.61%) Service Delivery
5 21 (4.71%) Load Balancing
6 20 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 20 (4.48%) Project Management
6 20 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (3.81%) E-Commerce
9 16 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (3.36%) DevOps
11 14 (3.14%) Server Building
12 13 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.91%) Configuration Management
13 12 (2.69%) Information Security
13 12 (2.69%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.69%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.06%) SQL
2 84 (18.83%) PowerShell
3 31 (6.95%) Python
4 22 (4.93%) Perl
5 21 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 15 (3.36%) Java
7 12 (2.69%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.24%) VB
8 10 (2.24%) C++
9 8 (1.79%) Korn
10 7 (1.57%) Ruby
11 6 (1.35%) Groovy
11 6 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.35%) VBScript
12 5 (1.12%) C#
13 2 (0.45%) R
14 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.22%) VB6
14 1 (0.22%) C
14 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (12.78%) MCSE
3 41 (9.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (7.40%) Degree
5 32 (7.17%) MCSA
6 31 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (5.61%) CCNA
8 21 (4.71%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.24%) CCNP
11 7 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.57%) VCP5
12 6 (1.35%) CISSP
12 6 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.12%) MCP
14 4 (0.90%) CISM
14 4 (0.90%) MCITP
14 4 (0.90%) MCSM
15 3 (0.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 185 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 137 (30.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (17.49%) vSphere
4 46 (10.31%) XenApp
5 38 (8.52%) Hyper-V
6 34 (7.62%) VMware ESX
7 33 (7.40%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.36%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.24%) KVM
10 9 (2.02%) vCloud
11 7 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.57%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.90%) Xen
12 4 (0.90%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.45%) XenServer
14 2 (0.45%) NLBS
14 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 36 (8.07%) SCCM
2 21 (4.71%) SCOM
3 19 (4.26%) BladeLogic
4 14 (3.14%) vMotion
5 11 (2.47%) Puppet
6 10 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
7 9 (2.02%) DatAdvantage
8 8 (1.79%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (1.12%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.12%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.12%) WSUS
10 5 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.12%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.90%) SCSM
11 4 (0.90%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 244 (54.71%) VMware
2 163 (36.55%) Microsoft
3 115 (25.78%) Citrix
4 99 (22.20%) Cisco
5 49 (10.99%) Oracle
6 46 (10.31%) HP
7 41 (9.19%) NetApp
8 40 (8.97%) Red Hat
9 27 (6.05%) EMC
10 26 (5.83%) Dell
11 24 (5.38%) Juniper
12 17 (3.81%) Splunk
13 14 (3.14%) IBM
14 12 (2.69%) Symantec
15 11 (2.47%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.47%) F5
16 10 (2.24%) Varonis
16 10 (2.24%) TIBCO
17 9 (2.02%) Veritas
17 9 (2.02%) BMC
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