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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 189 277 290
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 235 135 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 97 72
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£350 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £22.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.27 - £23.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -10.63%
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
20291 20920 20082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.13% 92.90% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14069 14721 13539
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 374 444
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 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
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 +29 53 £350 +7.69% 20
Croydon +3 11 £350 -
Wembley - 4 £290 - 1
New Malden - 3 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 - -
Canary Wharf -9 1 £313 -43.18%
Enfield - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 £270 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 279 (71.17%) Windows
2 223 (56.89%) VMware
3 179 (45.66%) Active Directory
4 144 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 141 (35.97%) Microsoft
6 139 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (28.83%) MS Exchange
8 111 (28.32%) Citrix
9 100 (25.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 93 (23.72%) SAN
11 91 (23.21%) Cisco
11 91 (23.21%) Linux
12 88 (22.45%) DNS
13 81 (20.66%) ITIL
14 79 (20.15%) Finance
15 75 (19.13%) vSphere
16 74 (18.88%) SQL Server
17 73 (18.62%) Firewall
18 68 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 62 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 60 (15.31%) SQL
21 59 (15.05%) IIS
22 53 (13.52%) DHCP
23 52 (13.27%) PowerShell
24 50 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
24 50 (12.76%) LAN
24 50 (12.76%) WAN
25 46 (11.73%) NetApp
26 45 (11.48%) Migration
27 43 (10.97%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 113 (28.83%) MS Exchange
2 62 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (15.05%) IIS
4 35 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 34 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (7.40%) Apache
8 21 (5.36%) Lync
9 20 (5.10%) Tomcat
10 14 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.30%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.28%) WebLogic
15 4 (1.02%) Confluence
16 3 (0.77%) JBoss
16 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.77%) MediaWiki
16 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.12%) MS Office
3 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) RMDS
2 2 (0.51%) Eikon
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.10%) Office 365
3 16 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.81%) IaaS
5 5 (1.28%) PaaS
6 4 (1.02%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.02%) SaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 93 (23.72%) SAN
2 88 (22.45%) DNS
3 73 (18.62%) Firewall
4 53 (13.52%) DHCP
5 50 (12.76%) LAN
5 50 (12.76%) WAN
6 33 (8.42%) TCP/IP
7 32 (8.16%) NAS
8 30 (7.65%) VPN
9 19 (4.85%) LDAP
9 19 (4.85%) VLAN
10 17 (4.34%) MPLS
11 13 (3.32%) SSL
11 13 (3.32%) Internet
12 11 (2.81%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.55%) Network Security
13 10 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (2.30%) SNMP
14 9 (2.30%) FTP
15 8 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.10%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.06%) MySQL
4 11 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.51%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.51%) DTS
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.26%) Redis
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.85%) JIRA
3 18 (4.59%) Subversion
4 15 (3.83%) Maven
4 15 (3.83%) Mercurial
4 15 (3.83%) TeamCity
4 15 (3.83%) Gradle
5 14 (3.57%) MSBuild
5 14 (3.57%) Ant
6 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.02%) Hudson
8 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.51%) MSI
10 1 (0.26%) Introscope
10 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 79 (20.15%) Finance
2 27 (6.89%) Banking
3 19 (4.85%) Back Office
4 11 (2.81%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.79%) Retail
6 7 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.28%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Law
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.61%) .NET
2 14 (3.57%) Django
2 14 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 7 (1.79%) XML
4 6 (1.53%) Web Services
5 4 (1.02%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.02%) Middleware
6 3 (0.77%) HTML
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (0.51%) Java EE
7 2 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.51%) OAuth
7 2 (0.51%) jQuery
7 2 (0.51%) LINQ
7 2 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.51%) CSS
7 2 (0.51%) EDI
7 2 (0.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.91%) Clustering
3 21 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.06%) PKI
6 11 (2.81%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.55%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.79%) Replication
9 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.79%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.53%) Spread Betting
11 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.02%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.02%) Wiki
11 4 (1.02%) NHS
11 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.77%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 279 (71.17%) Windows
2 139 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (25.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (23.21%) Linux
5 68 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (10.97%) Windows 7
7 38 (9.69%) UNIX
8 28 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.57%) Solaris
9 14 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.04%) Debian
12 5 (1.28%) CentOS
13 4 (1.02%) AIX
14 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.51%) VMS
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE
15 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.66%) ITIL
2 45 (11.48%) Migration
3 29 (7.40%) Load Balancing
4 25 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 22 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (5.10%) Change Management
8 18 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.34%) Project Management
10 16 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (4.08%) Release Management
11 15 (3.83%) DevOps
11 15 (3.83%) Capacity Management
12 14 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (3.32%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.32%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.81%) Configuration Management
14 11 (2.81%) Information Security
14 11 (2.81%) Server Building
15 10 (2.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.31%) SQL
2 52 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 31 (7.91%) Python
4 26 (6.63%) Java
5 20 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.34%) Perl
6 17 (4.34%) C++
7 9 (2.30%) VBScript
8 6 (1.53%) Ruby
8 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.28%) C
10 3 (0.77%) C#
10 3 (0.77%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) R
11 2 (0.51%) Groovy
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.97%) MCSE
3 36 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.36%) Degree
6 19 (4.85%) Security Cleared
7 17 (4.34%) MCSA
8 16 (4.08%) CCNA
9 13 (3.32%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.81%) CCNP
11 10 (2.55%) MCITP
12 6 (1.53%) VCDX
12 6 (1.53%) VCAP
12 6 (1.53%) VCP5
13 4 (1.02%) MCSM
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.02%) CISSP
13 4 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.77%) CCIE
14 3 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 179 (45.66%) Active Directory
2 144 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (19.13%) vSphere
4 40 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 35 (8.93%) VMware ESX
6 31 (7.91%) XenApp
7 17 (4.34%) vCloud
8 16 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (3.32%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.04%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.79%) NFS
11 7 (1.79%) XenServer
12 6 (1.53%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.02%) Xen
14 3 (0.77%) Samba
14 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.77%) Postfix
14 3 (0.77%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 41 (10.46%) SCCM
2 29 (7.40%) SCOM
3 16 (4.08%) Puppet
3 16 (4.08%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (3.83%) BladeLogic
5 11 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.55%) vMotion
6 10 (2.55%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.79%) WSUS
8 6 (1.53%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.02%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.02%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.02%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.02%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.77%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.77%) Foglight
Vendors
1 223 (56.89%) VMware
2 141 (35.97%) Microsoft
3 111 (28.32%) Citrix
4 91 (23.21%) Cisco
5 46 (11.73%) NetApp
6 38 (9.69%) Oracle
6 38 (9.69%) Red Hat
7 31 (7.91%) HP
8 20 (5.10%) Splunk
8 20 (5.10%) Dell
9 19 (4.85%) EMC
10 16 (4.08%) F5
10 16 (4.08%) TIBCO
11 13 (3.32%) Juniper
12 12 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.81%) IBM
14 8 (2.04%) Symantec
15 7 (1.79%) AppSense
15 7 (1.79%) CA
15 7 (1.79%) 3PAR
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