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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 608 568 577
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.012% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
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£350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 17 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 28 August 2014. 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 -18 4 £350 - 6
London +5 3 £550 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 4
East of England - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Avaya
7 5 (31.25%) Juniper
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) ProCurve
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (25.00%) Symantec
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) ADSL
8 4 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) ADSL
6 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) Multicast
9 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (6.25%) SSL
9 1 (6.25%) VoIP
9 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Avaya
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) ProCurve
3 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
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