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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 598 581 539
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 11 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£348 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
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 4 May 2015.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 9 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 4 May 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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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 -10 10 £348 +11.20% 5
London +8 5 £369 -13.23% 1
South East -9 5 £348 +73.75% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £348 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £313 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £348 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) Network Management
7 5 (23.81%) CCDP
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) ADSL
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) SLA
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (14.29%) F5
9 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) ADSL
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
8 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.76%) Multicast
8 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (4.76%) NX-OS
8 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) BYOD
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) e-Health
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Network Management
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) CCDP
3 3 (14.29%) CCVP
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) NetQoS
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
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