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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 256 234 257
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 155 196 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.98% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 137 97
Average daily rate £380 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.41
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 - £16.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -1 22 £425 +16.43% 19
Croydon - 3 £350 -
Westminster -5 2 £413 -
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 223 (66.97%) Windows
2 173 (51.95%) VMware
3 150 (45.05%) Windows Server
4 147 (44.14%) Active Directory
5 99 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 93 (27.93%) Cisco
6 93 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 92 (27.63%) Linux
8 91 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (23.72%) Finance
11 76 (22.82%) Firewall
11 76 (22.82%) MS Exchange
12 71 (21.32%) Citrix
13 67 (20.12%) SAN
14 61 (18.32%) vSphere
15 60 (18.02%) DNS
16 52 (15.62%) Data Centre
17 51 (15.32%) SQL Server
18 47 (14.11%) ITIL
18 47 (14.11%) PowerShell
19 44 (13.21%) Migration
20 42 (12.61%) SCCM
21 40 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
22 39 (11.71%) LAN
23 37 (11.11%) NetApp
23 37 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (11.11%) XenApp
24 35 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
24 35 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (22.82%) MS Exchange
2 35 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.21%) IIS
4 20 (6.01%) OpenStack
5 17 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (4.80%) Apache
6 16 (4.80%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (4.50%) Skype for Business
8 13 (3.90%) Tomcat
9 12 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.70%) nginx
11 7 (2.10%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.80%) Jetty
12 6 (1.80%) Node.js
12 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.20%) JBoss
13 4 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) HipChat
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (8.41%) Office 365
2 15 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.60%) IaaS
4 11 (3.30%) SaaS
5 8 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.50%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.50%) PaaS
7 4 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.90%) GitHub
8 3 (0.90%) Yammer
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.82%) Firewall
2 67 (20.12%) SAN
3 60 (18.02%) DNS
4 39 (11.71%) LAN
5 34 (10.21%) DHCP
6 32 (9.61%) WAN
7 27 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (7.81%) NAS
9 25 (7.51%) TCP/IP
9 25 (7.51%) VPN
10 21 (6.31%) Network Security
11 18 (5.41%) Internet
12 15 (4.50%) VLAN
12 15 (4.50%) Wireless
13 11 (3.30%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.30%) VoIP
14 10 (3.00%) SSL
15 9 (2.70%) HTTP
16 8 (2.40%) FTP
16 8 (2.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.90%) Big Data
3 9 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.40%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.80%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.80%) HBase
6 6 (1.80%) Parquet
7 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.20%) DB2
8 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.70%) Hudson
3 9 (2.70%) JIRA
4 7 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.20%) Gitweb
5 4 (1.20%) Subversion
5 4 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.90%) Lombardi
7 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.60%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.60%) MSI
7 2 (0.60%) Selenium
7 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
8 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (23.72%) Finance
2 21 (6.31%) Banking
3 13 (3.90%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.30%) Law
5 7 (2.10%) Games
5 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.80%) Advertising
6 6 (1.80%) Legal
6 6 (1.80%) Publishing
7 5 (1.50%) Retail
8 3 (0.90%) Front Office
9 2 (0.60%) International Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.01%) Web Services
2 9 (2.70%) ELK Stack
3 7 (2.10%) .NET
4 6 (1.80%) Apache Avro
4 6 (1.80%) Kafka
5 5 (1.50%) HTML
5 5 (1.50%) LAMP
6 4 (1.20%) CSS
7 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.90%) RSS
7 3 (0.90%) SOAP
8 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.60%) HTML5
8 2 (0.60%) jQuery
8 2 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.60%) MAPI
8 2 (0.60%) Middleware
8 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.60%) Clustering
4 11 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.30%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.00%) Replication
6 9 (2.70%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.40%) Fintech
8 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.10%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.80%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.50%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.50%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.20%) iPhone
11 4 (1.20%) NHS
11 4 (1.20%) PKI
11 4 (1.20%) PMI
11 4 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 223 (66.97%) Windows
2 150 (45.05%) Windows Server
3 92 (27.63%) Linux
4 91 (27.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (9.91%) Unix
8 22 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (6.01%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.30%) CentOS
11 10 (3.00%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.70%) Solaris
13 7 (2.10%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.50%) Android
15 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.90%) AIX
16 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.90%) VMS
16 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.11%) ITIL
2 44 (13.21%) Migration
3 34 (10.21%) DevOps
4 22 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (5.11%) High Availability
6 17 (5.11%) Project Management
6 17 (5.11%) Time Management
7 15 (4.50%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.50%) PRINCE2
8 12 (3.60%) Network Management
8 12 (3.60%) Open Source
8 12 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (3.30%) Information Security
10 10 (3.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.70%) Change Management
11 9 (2.70%) Coaching
11 9 (2.70%) Server Building
12 8 (2.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.11%) PowerShell
2 33 (9.91%) SQL
3 27 (8.11%) Python
4 18 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 15 (4.50%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.20%) Java
7 13 (3.90%) Perl
8 7 (2.10%) Korn
8 7 (2.10%) PHP
9 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.50%) Ruby
10 4 (1.20%) C#
10 4 (1.20%) VB
11 3 (0.90%) C
11 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.60%) VBScript
13 1 (0.30%) AWK
13 1 (0.30%) Groovy
13 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (8.71%) CCNA
3 29 (8.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (8.41%) MCSE
5 26 (7.81%) Degree
6 19 (5.71%) CCNP
6 19 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.20%) MCITP
9 12 (3.60%) MCSA
10 6 (1.80%) CCIE
10 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.90%) VCAP
12 3 (0.90%) VCDX
13 2 (0.60%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (0.60%) GCED
13 2 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.60%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 147 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 93 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (18.32%) vSphere
4 37 (11.11%) XenApp
5 23 (6.91%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 16 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.00%) vCloud
10 8 (2.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (2.40%) NFS
10 8 (2.40%) XenServer
11 6 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.80%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.50%) StorNext
13 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.20%) Xsan
14 3 (0.90%) KVM
14 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (12.61%) SCCM
2 26 (7.81%) Puppet
3 19 (5.71%) SCOM
4 17 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.30%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.70%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.40%) BladeLogic
8 7 (2.10%) vMotion
9 6 (1.80%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.50%) Ansible
10 5 (1.50%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.50%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.20%) Salt
12 3 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.90%) vRealize
13 2 (0.60%) logstash
13 2 (0.60%) Nagios
13 2 (0.60%) Packer
13 2 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (51.95%) VMware
2 99 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 93 (27.93%) Cisco
4 71 (21.32%) Citrix
5 37 (11.11%) NetApp
6 33 (9.91%) EMC
7 32 (9.61%) HP
8 26 (7.81%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.71%) Dell
9 19 (5.71%) Oracle
9 19 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.90%) F5
11 10 (3.00%) Juniper
12 9 (2.70%) CommVault
12 9 (2.70%) Symantec
13 8 (2.40%) BMC
14 7 (2.10%) Google
15 6 (1.80%) Apple
15 6 (1.80%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.80%) Cloudera
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