The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 London 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 268 293 244
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 138 111 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.50% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 77 111
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £301
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £101.73 £31.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.16% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.11 £31.00 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.35 £31.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 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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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 +28 21 £338 -3.57% 11
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £275 - 1
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 188 (67.14%) Windows
2 165 (58.93%) VMware
3 138 (49.29%) Active Directory
4 108 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (37.86%) Microsoft
6 97 (34.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (27.50%) Citrix
8 76 (27.14%) Cisco
9 70 (25.00%) Linux
10 67 (23.93%) MS Exchange
11 60 (21.43%) SAN
12 56 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 54 (19.29%) DNS
14 50 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (17.14%) SQL Server
16 46 (16.43%) SQL
16 46 (16.43%) SCCM
16 46 (16.43%) XenApp
17 39 (13.93%) Firewall
18 38 (13.57%) vSphere
19 37 (13.21%) SharePoint
20 36 (12.86%) ITIL
20 36 (12.86%) Finance
21 34 (12.14%) HP
21 34 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (11.79%) SCOM
22 33 (11.79%) DHCP
23 32 (11.43%) MS Excel
23 32 (11.43%) PowerShell
23 32 (11.43%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 67 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 34 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.57%) IIS
5 22 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (7.14%) Apache
8 9 (3.21%) Lync
9 8 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.14%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
11 6 (2.14%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (1.07%) GemFire
15 2 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
16 1 (0.36%) Documentum
16 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.07%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.71%) Agresso
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) assyst
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.57%) Office 365
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.43%) IaaS
5 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.43%) SAN
2 54 (19.29%) DNS
3 39 (13.93%) Firewall
4 33 (11.79%) DHCP
5 28 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (8.57%) WAN
7 22 (7.86%) NAS
8 20 (7.14%) LAN
9 19 (6.79%) VoIP
10 11 (3.93%) Wireless
11 8 (2.86%) VPN
11 8 (2.86%) Network Security
12 7 (2.50%) SSL
12 7 (2.50%) MPLS
13 6 (2.14%) LDAP
13 6 (2.14%) Multicast
14 5 (1.79%) Internet
15 4 (1.43%) NetScreen
15 4 (1.43%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.21%) MySQL
5 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.07%) Big Data
7 3 (1.07%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Hudson
1 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.36%) Introscope
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
3 1 (0.36%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (12.86%) Finance
2 18 (6.43%) Banking
3 12 (4.29%) Publishing
4 10 (3.57%) Retail
5 8 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.79%) Law
8 4 (1.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.50%) HTML
2 5 (1.79%) .NET
2 5 (1.79%) HTML5
3 4 (1.43%) Middleware
4 3 (1.07%) LAMP
4 3 (1.07%) Memcached
4 3 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.71%) Web Services
6 1 (0.36%) Worklight
6 1 (0.36%) Java EE
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.43%) Clustering
2 12 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.93%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.93%) Open Source
4 9 (3.21%) Replication
5 7 (2.50%) NHS
6 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.43%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.07%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.71%) PKI
9 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.36%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 188 (67.14%) Windows
2 108 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (25.00%) Linux
4 56 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 24 (8.57%) UNIX
8 20 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.93%) Solaris
10 10 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.43%) VMS
13 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.07%) AIX
13 3 (1.07%) HPUX
13 3 (1.07%) SUSE
13 3 (1.07%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.07%) SELinux
14 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.86%) ITIL
2 24 (8.57%) DevOps
3 21 (7.50%) Migration
4 17 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.29%) Data Management
7 11 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.93%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.21%) Problem Management
8 9 (3.21%) High Availability
9 8 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (2.86%) Change Management
9 8 (2.86%) Project Management
10 7 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.50%) Change Control
11 6 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.14%) BCP
12 5 (1.79%) Service Management
12 5 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.43%) SQL
2 32 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.07%) Perl
4 12 (4.29%) Python
5 7 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.14%) C
7 5 (1.79%) Ruby
7 5 (1.79%) VB
8 4 (1.43%) VBScript
8 4 (1.43%) Java
9 3 (1.07%) PHP
9 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.86%) MCSE
2 22 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (6.79%) Degree
4 15 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (5.00%) CCNA
6 13 (4.64%) CCNP
7 12 (4.29%) MCITP
8 7 (2.50%) MCTS
8 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.50%) CCA
8 7 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.14%) MCSA
9 6 (2.14%) VCDX
9 6 (2.14%) VCAP
10 5 (1.79%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.07%) MCP
12 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.07%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 138 (49.29%) Active Directory
2 97 (34.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.43%) XenApp
4 38 (13.57%) vSphere
5 30 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 20 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (6.07%) vCloud
8 16 (5.71%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.64%) XenServer
10 11 (3.93%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.79%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.79%) Xen
13 4 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.07%) NLBS
14 3 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.71%) NFS
15 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (16.43%) SCCM
2 33 (11.79%) SCOM
3 17 (6.07%) Puppet
4 13 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.64%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.14%) Foglight
6 6 (2.14%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.14%) Ansible
7 5 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.79%) SCSM
8 4 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.43%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.43%) Control-M
9 3 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.71%) Ionix
10 2 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 165 (58.93%) VMware
2 106 (37.86%) Microsoft
3 77 (27.50%) Citrix
4 76 (27.14%) Cisco
5 34 (12.14%) HP
6 31 (11.07%) NetApp
7 21 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 20 (7.14%) IBM
9 18 (6.43%) EMC
10 17 (6.07%) Oracle
11 16 (5.71%) Symantec
12 12 (4.29%) F5
13 10 (3.57%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.21%) AppSense
15 8 (2.86%) McAfee
15 8 (2.86%) JBoss
15 8 (2.86%) Juniper
16 6 (2.14%) Avaya
16 6 (2.14%) Sun
16 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
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