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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK
Rank 563 576 571
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 39 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 37
Median daily rate £305 £275 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £195 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £346 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +30 39 £305 +10.90% 16
London +26 15 £375 +15.38% 8
South East +18 13 £273 -0.90% 4
North West +26 4 £295 - 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £350 -
Berkshire +12 2 - - 1
Leeds +5 2 £350 -
Surrey +1 2 £151 -48.54% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £260 +4.00% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £413 +50.00%
North East -11 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £225 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
Manchester +12 1 £165 - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £240 -11.92%
Norfolk +5 1 £340 +21.42%
Oxford +1 1 £260 +4.00%
South West -2 1 - - 1
Durham -3 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £340 +54.54% 1
City of London - 1 £475 - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £240 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £240 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £240 -
Crawley - 1 - - 1

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 62 (64.58%) Windows
2 55 (57.29%) VMware
3 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
4 42 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
6 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (23.96%) Cisco
9 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (19.79%) Firewall
10 19 (19.79%) Linux
10 19 (19.79%) MS Exchange
11 17 (17.71%) Citrix
12 16 (16.67%) HP
12 16 (16.67%) DNS
13 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 14 (14.58%) PowerShell
14 13 (13.54%) SQL
14 13 (13.54%) ITIL
14 13 (13.54%) SAN
14 13 (13.54%) Finance
15 12 (12.50%) DHCP
15 12 (12.50%) LAN
15 12 (12.50%) Office 365
16 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
17 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
17 10 (10.42%) XenApp
17 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
17 10 (10.42%) MS Office
17 10 (10.42%) WAN

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 19 (19.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.08%) Jetty
6 2 (2.08%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.08%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.79%) Firewall
2 16 (16.67%) DNS
3 13 (13.54%) SAN
4 12 (12.50%) DHCP
4 12 (12.50%) LAN
5 10 (10.42%) WAN
6 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.38%) VPN
7 7 (7.29%) DMZ
8 6 (6.25%) VSAN
9 5 (5.21%) IPsec
10 4 (4.17%) FTP
10 4 (4.17%) Internet
10 4 (4.17%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.17%) VoIP
11 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.13%) HSRP
11 3 (3.13%) HTTP
11 3 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.08%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) French Language
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) J2EE
1 2 (2.08%) Servlets
2 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) RIA
5 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (64.58%) Windows
2 42 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (19.79%) Linux
6 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.33%) Unix
9 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.21%) AIX
11 5 (5.21%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (5.21%) Solaris
11 5 (5.21%) SUSE
11 5 (5.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.13%) CentOS
12 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
2 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
3 4 (4.17%) Change Management
3 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 4 (4.17%) Open Source
3 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (3.13%) CRM
4 3 (3.13%) DevOps
4 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (3.13%) Service Management
5 2 (2.08%) Data Management
5 2 (2.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.54%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.08%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.17%) CCNA
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.13%) CCA
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) CCSA
5 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) XenApp
5 7 (7.29%) vSphere
6 6 (6.25%) DFS Replication
6 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.08%) Xen
9 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) Puppet
2 5 (5.21%) WSUS
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Foglight
6 1 (1.04%) Grafana
6 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.04%) Kibana
6 1 (1.04%) logstash
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.04%) SCSM
6 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.04%) Webmin
6 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) VMware
2 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.96%) Cisco
4 17 (17.71%) Citrix
5 16 (16.67%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.33%) Dell
8 7 (7.29%) IBM
9 5 (5.21%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.21%) Oracle
9 5 (5.21%) Veeam
10 4 (4.17%) EMC
10 4 (4.17%) NetApp
10 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.13%) CommVault
11 3 (3.13%) F5
11 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.08%) Avaya
12 2 (2.08%) Google
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