The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 620 565 584
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 23 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.083% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.088% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 16
Median daily rate £375 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £348 £219
% change year-on-year
-15.82% +58.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.01% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-34.01% +4.16%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -27 23 £375 +25.00% 11
London -7 8 £400 +52.38% 6
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
South East -31 4 £230 -33.81% 3
Telford - 4 £500 -
Shropshire - 4 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £230 - 1
Ipswich - 3 £270 - 1
East of England - 3 £270 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £270 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £228 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £350 -
Hampshire -2 1 - - 1
South West -7 1 £215 -52.22%
Reading - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Network Infrastructure 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (59.26%) Cisco
2 21 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) LAN
4 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 17 (31.48%) CCNA
5 17 (31.48%) WAN
6 16 (29.63%) ITIL
7 15 (27.78%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) Network Security
8 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.07%) CCNP
9 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
10 12 (22.22%) Citrix
11 11 (20.37%) VPN
11 11 (20.37%) Wireless
12 10 (18.52%) DNS
12 10 (18.52%) DHCP
13 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 8 (14.81%) Finance
14 8 (14.81%) SQL
14 8 (14.81%) F5
15 7 (12.96%) Linux
15 7 (12.96%) Juniper
16 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
16 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
16 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
16 6 (11.11%) FortiGate
17 5 (9.26%) High Availability

Network Infrastructure 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) Firewall
2 19 (35.19%) LAN
3 17 (31.48%) WAN
4 15 (27.78%) Network Security
5 11 (20.37%) VPN
5 11 (20.37%) Wireless
6 10 (18.52%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) DNS
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.41%) IPsec
8 4 (7.41%) MPLS
8 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.56%) BGP
9 3 (5.56%) Internet
9 3 (5.56%) NetScreen
9 3 (5.56%) OSPF
9 3 (5.56%) VoIP
9 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) Django
3 1 (1.85%) Guice
3 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.85%) Sensu
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) New Media
2 3 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) MPEG
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Unix
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.26%) High Availability
4 4 (7.41%) Network Design
4 4 (7.41%) Network Management
4 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Email Filtering
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (31.48%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) CCNP
4 3 (5.56%) CCIE
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) CCSA
5 2 (3.70%) CCSE
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) vMotion
3 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Cisco
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) VMware
4 12 (22.22%) Citrix
5 8 (14.81%) F5
6 7 (12.96%) Juniper
7 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
8 4 (7.41%) Pega
9 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.70%) Brocade
10 2 (3.70%) Cyberoam
10 2 (3.70%) Mitel
10 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.85%) Siemens
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec
Ipswich, Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago