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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 244 279 256
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 165 129 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 88 66
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£350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.32 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
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
20303 21377 19446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 14670 13267
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 403 401
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +18 42 £350 +7.69% 13
Croydon - 5 £350 - 1
Bromley - 1 £195 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £270 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 1
Orpington - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
Teddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 259 (69.62%) Windows
2 217 (58.33%) VMware
3 185 (49.73%) Active Directory
4 137 (36.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 136 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 127 (34.14%) Microsoft
7 104 (27.96%) Citrix
8 99 (26.61%) Cisco
9 97 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (25.54%) MS Exchange
11 89 (23.92%) SAN
12 85 (22.85%) DNS
13 83 (22.31%) vSphere
14 81 (21.77%) Linux
15 74 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 67 (18.01%) Firewall
16 67 (18.01%) Finance
17 65 (17.47%) ITIL
18 60 (16.13%) HP
19 54 (14.52%) SQL Server
20 52 (13.98%) NetApp
21 51 (13.71%) DHCP
21 51 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
22 48 (12.90%) IIS
23 47 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
24 43 (11.56%) SCCM
25 42 (11.29%) Migration
26 41 (11.02%) Red Hat
27 40 (10.75%) SQL
28 39 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 95 (25.54%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (12.90%) IIS
4 34 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (6.99%) Apache
7 25 (6.72%) SharePoint
7 25 (6.72%) Lync
8 18 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (4.57%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.96%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.81%) nginx
14 3 (0.81%) Confluence
14 3 (0.81%) MediaWiki
15 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) RMDS
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.54%) Eikon
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.49%) Office 365
3 11 (2.96%) IaaS
4 8 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.81%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.92%) SAN
2 85 (22.85%) DNS
3 67 (18.01%) Firewall
4 51 (13.71%) DHCP
5 36 (9.68%) NAS
6 34 (9.14%) TCP/IP
7 32 (8.60%) WAN
8 30 (8.06%) LAN
9 24 (6.45%) VPN
10 18 (4.84%) MPLS
11 15 (4.03%) VLAN
12 14 (3.76%) SSL
12 14 (3.76%) FTP
13 13 (3.49%) iSCSI
14 12 (3.23%) NetScaler
14 12 (3.23%) LDAP
15 10 (2.69%) Internet
16 9 (2.42%) VoIP
17 8 (2.15%) SNMP
17 8 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.96%) MySQL
3 10 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.54%) DTS
6 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Redis
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (4.03%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.49%) Subversion
4 11 (2.96%) JIRA
5 10 (2.69%) Maven
6 9 (2.42%) Gradle
6 9 (2.42%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.15%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.15%) Ant
8 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.08%) Hudson
9 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.54%) MSI
10 1 (0.27%) Introscope
10 1 (0.27%) JMeter
10 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (18.01%) Finance
2 17 (4.57%) Banking
3 9 (2.42%) Retail
3 9 (2.42%) Back Office
3 9 (2.42%) Publishing
4 8 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.81%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.38%) .NET
2 8 (2.15%) Rendezvous
2 8 (2.15%) Django
3 7 (1.88%) XML
4 6 (1.61%) Web Services
5 5 (1.34%) J2EE
6 3 (0.81%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.54%) Java EE
7 2 (0.54%) EDI
7 2 (0.54%) OLE
7 2 (0.54%) OLE DB
8 1 (0.27%) Spring
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.27%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.27%) REST
8 1 (0.27%) MCollective
8 1 (0.27%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.53%) Clustering
2 18 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.03%) Private Cloud
4 12 (3.23%) Replication
5 9 (2.42%) PKI
5 9 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.88%) Spread Betting
8 6 (1.61%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.34%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.08%) Wiki
10 4 (1.08%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.08%) Open Source
10 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 259 (69.62%) Windows
2 137 (36.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (21.77%) Linux
5 74 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (10.48%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (6.99%) UNIX
9 16 (4.30%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.76%) Solaris
11 12 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.61%) CentOS
12 6 (1.61%) Debian
13 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.54%) VMS
14 2 (0.54%) AIX
14 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.47%) ITIL
2 42 (11.29%) Migration
3 19 (5.11%) Load Balancing
4 18 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.57%) Project Management
5 17 (4.57%) Problem Management
5 17 (4.57%) DevOps
6 15 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (4.03%) Change Management
7 14 (3.76%) E-Commerce
8 13 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 11 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (2.69%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.42%) Release Management
12 9 (2.42%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.75%) SQL
2 35 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.65%) Java
4 16 (4.30%) Python
5 15 (4.03%) Shell Script
6 14 (3.76%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.96%) Perl
8 10 (2.69%) C++
9 8 (2.15%) Ruby
10 5 (1.34%) C
10 5 (1.34%) VBScript
11 3 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) Groovy
12 2 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.27%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 47 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 33 (8.87%) MCSE
4 27 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.84%) CCNA
7 16 (4.30%) MCITP
8 14 (3.76%) CCNP
9 13 (3.49%) Degree
10 12 (3.23%) MCSA
11 8 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.15%) VCAP
12 7 (1.88%) VCDX
12 7 (1.88%) CCA
13 6 (1.61%) MCP
13 6 (1.61%) MCTS
14 5 (1.34%) RHCT
15 4 (1.08%) CCIE
16 3 (0.81%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) SLA
2 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 185 (49.73%) Active Directory
2 136 (36.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (22.31%) vSphere
4 39 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.48%) XenApp
5 34 (9.14%) VMware ESX
6 24 (6.45%) vCloud
7 17 (4.57%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.23%) NFS
9 12 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.69%) XenServer
11 6 (1.61%) Xen
11 6 (1.61%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.08%) Postfix
13 3 (0.81%) Samba
13 3 (0.81%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.81%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.81%) UAG
13 3 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (11.56%) SCCM
2 30 (8.06%) SCOM
3 20 (5.38%) Puppet
4 14 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.69%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (2.69%) SCOrch
6 9 (2.42%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.15%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.15%) BladeLogic
7 8 (2.15%) WSUS
8 7 (1.88%) vMotion
9 5 (1.34%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.08%) XenMobile
10 4 (1.08%) Foglight
11 3 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.81%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 217 (58.33%) VMware
2 127 (34.14%) Microsoft
3 104 (27.96%) Citrix
4 99 (26.61%) Cisco
5 60 (16.13%) HP
6 52 (13.98%) NetApp
7 41 (11.02%) Red Hat
8 26 (6.99%) Oracle
9 22 (5.91%) Dell
10 19 (5.11%) EMC
11 16 (4.30%) IBM
11 16 (4.30%) F5
12 12 (3.23%) 3PAR
13 11 (2.96%) Symantec
13 11 (2.96%) McAfee
14 10 (2.69%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.42%) TIBCO
15 9 (2.42%) Splunk
16 8 (2.15%) Altiris
17 7 (1.88%) Sophos
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