The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 565 574 555
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 73 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 55
Median daily rate £288 £275 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £191 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £20.20 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £21.00 £119.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 73 £288 +4.54% 17
South East -3 14 £340 +15.25% 3
West Midlands -9 13 £330 - 1
London -21 13 £250 -15.25% 6
South West +2 10 £250 +17.64% 1
Shropshire - 9 £388 -
Telford - 9 £388 -
Yorkshire - 7 £260 - 3
East of England +15 6 £280 +21.08% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £250 - 1
Surrey -2 5 £350 +27.27%
North East -53 5 - -
Tyne and Wear -54 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -59 5 - -
Essex - 5 £300 -
Chippenham - 5 £250 -
North West -6 4 £350 +45.07% 1
Oxfordshire +13 3 £293 +95.00%
Berkshire +1 3 £260 - 1
Manchester -1 3 £375 +42.85% 1
Dorset -7 3 £280 +21.73%
Birmingham - 3 £330 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £258 -
Northallerton - 3 £258 -
Reading - 3 £260 -
Basildon - 2 £255 -
Harlow - 2 £325 -
Leeds - 2 £344 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £170 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £344 - 3

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Infrastructure Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 98 (70.00%) Windows
2 74 (52.86%) VMware
3 71 (50.71%) Active Directory
4 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
5 59 (42.14%) Windows Server
6 43 (30.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (27.86%) ITIL
9 38 (27.14%) Cisco
10 36 (25.71%) Citrix
11 34 (24.29%) MS Exchange
11 34 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
13 26 (18.57%) DNS
14 24 (17.14%) Linux
14 24 (17.14%) Firewall
15 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
16 22 (15.71%) SQL
16 22 (15.71%) SC Cleared
17 21 (15.00%) LAN
17 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (14.29%) SAN
18 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 20 (14.29%) WAN
19 19 (13.57%) HP
19 19 (13.57%) SCCM
19 19 (13.57%) Hyper-V
20 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
20 18 (12.86%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.00%) Confluence
3 9 (6.43%) IIS
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.57%) JBoss
6 4 (2.86%) Apache
7 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.71%) Office 365
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
3 2 (1.43%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.57%) DNS
2 24 (17.14%) Firewall
3 21 (15.00%) LAN
4 20 (14.29%) SAN
4 20 (14.29%) WAN
5 18 (12.86%) DHCP
6 14 (10.00%) Internet
7 7 (5.00%) VPN
8 5 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.57%) VoIP
8 5 (3.57%) Wireless
9 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.86%) VLAN
10 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.14%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.43%) IPsec
11 2 (1.43%) NAS
11 2 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.43%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 14 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 14 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 14 (10.00%) FishEye
1 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (10.00%) GitLab
1 14 (10.00%) JIRA
1 14 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
1 14 (10.00%) PVCS
1 14 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 14 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (1.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.71%) GoCD
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (7.14%) Finance
1 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) Middleware
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.71%) AppFabric
2 1 (0.71%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.29%) Clustering
4 5 (3.57%) PKI
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.71%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (70.00%) Windows
2 59 (42.14%) Windows Server
3 43 (30.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (17.14%) Linux
6 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (12.86%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.14%) Unix
9 8 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.57%) AIX
10 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.86%) CentOS
12 2 (1.43%) Solaris
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) ITIL
2 20 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
5 13 (9.29%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.14%) Change Management
6 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.43%) Migration
8 8 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.00%) Project Management
10 6 (4.29%) Server Building
11 5 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.57%) ITSM
11 5 (3.57%) Network Design
11 5 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.14%) C
4 2 (1.43%) VBScript
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) Ruby
5 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (15.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.86%) MCSE
5 9 (6.43%) CCNA
5 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (5.00%) MCP
7 6 (4.29%) Degree
7 6 (4.29%) MCSA
8 4 (2.86%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.43%) CISSP
10 2 (1.43%) RHCE
11 1 (0.71%) CCA
11 1 (0.71%) CCNP
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (50.71%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.57%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.43%) XenApp
5 15 (10.71%) vSphere
6 13 (9.29%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.43%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.57%) UAG
9 5 (3.57%) XenServer
10 4 (2.86%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (2.14%) NFS
12 2 (1.43%) Firmware
12 2 (1.43%) KVM
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.43%) vCloud
12 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) SCCM
2 7 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.57%) SCOM
4 4 (2.86%) Nagios
5 3 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.71%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.71%) OpenView
7 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.71%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) vRealize
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 74 (52.86%) VMware
2 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
3 38 (27.14%) Cisco
4 36 (25.71%) Citrix
5 19 (13.57%) HP
6 15 (10.71%) NetApp
7 14 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 14 (10.00%) BMC
8 12 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.14%) EMC
10 9 (6.43%) Dell
11 8 (5.71%) IBM
12 7 (5.00%) Oracle
13 6 (4.29%) AppSense
14 5 (3.57%) Sophos
15 4 (2.86%) Canon
15 4 (2.86%) Juniper
16 3 (2.14%) Remedy
16 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
16 3 (2.14%) Symantec
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