The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 618 604 587
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 2 September 2015.

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
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
England +3 12 £300 -14.28% 10
South East - 8 £325 - 4
Hampshire - 7 £325 - 1
Andover - 2 £425 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Thame - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £115 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £250 - 1
South West - 1 £115 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
3 11 (45.83%) SSL
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) IPsec
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (37.50%) WAN
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (25.00%) IronPort
8 6 (25.00%) Network Security
8 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (25.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) ADSL
9 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
9 5 (20.83%) QA
10 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) CCNA

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) VPN
2 11 (45.83%) SSL
3 10 (41.67%) IPsec
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (20.83%) ADSL
9 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 3 (12.50%) SNMP
9 3 (12.50%) MPLS
9 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 3 (12.50%) BGP
9 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) e-Health
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Server Building
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nmap
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) IronPort
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) NetQoS
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Websense
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