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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 559 605 571
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 32 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.059% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.062% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 30
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £25.00

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
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 1533 1627 1881
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 £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 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 28 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 +22 32 £363 +11.53% 11
London +22 16 £375 +15.38% 2
South East +15 4 £350 +12.00% 2
East Midlands +8 4 £275 - 2
West Midlands +8 4 £356 - 1
Birmingham 0 3 £375 - 1
North West +25 2 £313 -3.84% 2
Berkshire +16 2 £375 - 1
Lincolnshire -3 2 - -
Southport - 2 £313 -
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £344 - 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £275 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £275 - 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £375 -6.25%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £375 -6.25%
City of London -2 1 £725 +61.11%
South West -4 1 £250 - 2
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
Herefordshire - 1 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £250 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 48 (62.34%) Firewall
2 44 (57.14%) Cisco
3 37 (48.05%) VMware
4 35 (45.45%) Windows
5 30 (38.96%) Data Centre
6 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
7 26 (33.77%) LAN
8 24 (31.17%) WAN
9 23 (29.87%) HP
10 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
13 16 (20.78%) Wireless
14 14 (18.18%) Migration
14 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (16.88%) Citrix
15 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
16 12 (15.58%) CCNP
16 12 (15.58%) CCNA
16 12 (15.58%) VPN
16 12 (15.58%) DNS
16 12 (15.58%) SAN
16 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
16 12 (15.58%) Linux
16 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (14.29%) Office 365
17 11 (14.29%) Finance
17 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) IaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (62.34%) Firewall
2 26 (33.77%) LAN
3 24 (31.17%) WAN
4 16 (20.78%) Wireless
5 12 (15.58%) DNS
5 12 (15.58%) SAN
5 12 (15.58%) VPN
6 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (10.39%) DMZ
7 8 (10.39%) MPLS
7 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
7 8 (10.39%) VoIP
8 7 (9.09%) DHCP
9 6 (7.79%) OSPF
9 6 (7.79%) VLAN
10 5 (6.49%) IPsec
10 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.19%) VRRP
11 4 (5.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.30%) XMPP
1 1 (1.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Fintech
5 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) Unix
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.60%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) CentOS
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Migration
2 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.19%) Information Security
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
5 3 (3.90%) Change Management
5 3 (3.90%) DevOps
5 3 (3.90%) Information Management
5 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
5 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.60%) High Availability
6 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.60%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.60%) SIEM
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.60%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Korn
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.58%) CCNA
2 12 (15.58%) CCNP
3 3 (3.90%) CCSA
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) CCIE
4 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) CCDP
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) BS7799
3 1 (1.30%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
6 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.30%) BIND 9
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.30%) Xen
7 1 (1.30%) XenApp
7 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Ansible
1 4 (5.19%) Foglight
1 4 (5.19%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.30%) Cacti
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.30%) WMI
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Cisco
2 37 (48.05%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) HP
4 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
5 13 (16.88%) Citrix
5 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.39%) Dell
8 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.49%) Aruba
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle
10 4 (5.19%) Veeam
11 3 (3.90%) EMC
11 3 (3.90%) F5
11 3 (3.90%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.90%) Juniper
11 3 (3.90%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.60%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
12 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
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