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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 613 628 623
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 36 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.072% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.076% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 17
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £208
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +56.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.46 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +54.40%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
Top 29 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 25 September 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 +17 33 £325 +8.33% 11
London +4 21 £325 +20.37% 8
South East +12 5 £363 +11.53% 2
North West +22 3 £350 +21.73% 1
Manchester +1 3 £350 +40.00%
East of England +14 2 £250 -
Surrey +14 2 £331 +1.92% 1
Essex - 2 £250 -
Basildon - 2 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
Wales - 2 £225 -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £344 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
City of London +13 1 £425 +42.85% 5
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £363 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Coatbridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £320 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (70.77%) Cisco
2 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
5 25 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
7 19 (29.23%) Data Centre
8 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
8 17 (26.15%) CCNA
8 17 (26.15%) LAN
8 17 (26.15%) ITIL
9 16 (24.62%) WAN
10 15 (23.08%) VPN
11 14 (21.54%) Wireless
12 13 (20.00%) DNS
12 13 (20.00%) CCNP
12 13 (20.00%) Citrix
12 13 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (16.92%) SAN
13 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
13 11 (16.92%) DHCP
13 11 (16.92%) Finance
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.38%) Linux
14 10 (15.38%) Network Security
15 9 (13.85%) F5
15 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (13.85%) MS Excel

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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (6.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 17 (26.15%) LAN
3 16 (24.62%) WAN
4 15 (23.08%) VPN
5 14 (21.54%) Wireless
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.00%) DNS
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (16.92%) DHCP
7 11 (16.92%) SAN
8 10 (15.38%) Network Security
9 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (12.31%) MPLS
10 6 (9.23%) Internet
10 6 (9.23%) IPsec
10 6 (9.23%) SSL
10 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Ant
1 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Gradle
1 1 (1.54%) Hudson
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) Maven
1 1 (1.54%) Psake
1 1 (1.54%) Selenium
1 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
1 4 (6.15%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) DataPower
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Social Network
5 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.38%) Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) Unix
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
3 6 (9.23%) Migration
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.62%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
6 3 (4.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.69%) Python
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.08%) Perl
2 2 (3.08%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) Ruby
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CCNA
3 13 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) CCSE
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CCA
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.08%) Firmware
6 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) BIND 9
7 1 (1.54%) Docker
7 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.15%) Cacti
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
1 4 (6.15%) WSUS
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.08%) Nagios
2 2 (3.08%) WMI
3 1 (1.54%) Ansible
3 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) SELinux
3 1 (1.54%) vRealize
3 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Cisco
2 32 (49.23%) VMware
3 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.00%) Citrix
5 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
6 9 (13.85%) F5
6 9 (13.85%) Juniper
7 6 (9.23%) HP
8 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.15%) Pega
9 4 (6.15%) Siemens
9 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 3 (4.62%) NetApp
10 3 (4.62%) Polycom
10 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.62%) Veeam
11 2 (3.08%) Brocade
11 2 (3.08%) EMC
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