The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 399 414 405
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.014% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £430 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +23.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £289 £280
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21167 21997 24240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.81% 92.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14614 14966 15702
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
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 391 476 629
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 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer across the London region.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer across the London region.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) SCCM
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
10 3 (16.67%) Migration
10 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) SAN
10 3 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (16.67%) VBScript
10 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 3 (16.67%) VoIP
10 3 (16.67%) DHCP
10 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco
11 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.11%) ITIL
11 2 (11.11%) MCP

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) IBM