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 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 614 615 585
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 37 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.057% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £255 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £413 £200
% change year-on-year
-26.06% +106.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +54.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.46 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.45% +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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 30 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 July 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 -11 35 £350 -6.66% 5
London +4 13 £400 +19.40% 2
East of England - 8 £270 -
South East +9 6 £275 -8.33% 2
West Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £290 -
Ipswich - 4 £290 -
North West +6 3 £350 -
Shropshire - 3 £500 -
Essex - 3 £260 -
Berkshire - 3 £253 -
Telford - 3 £500 -
City of London +47 2 £388 -8.82%
Manchester -1 2 £350 -
Wales - 2 £225 -
Reading - 2 £275 -
Basildon - 2 £255 -
Guildford +3 1 £363 +20.83%
Hampshire 0 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 £363 +20.83%
Yorkshire -4 1 £350 -6.66%
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) Firewall
3 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (32.14%) LAN
6 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
7 16 (28.57%) WAN
8 15 (26.79%) ITIL
8 15 (26.79%) CCNA
9 14 (25.00%) Citrix
9 14 (25.00%) VPN
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 13 (23.21%) Wireless
11 12 (21.43%) DNS
11 12 (21.43%) CCNP
11 12 (21.43%) Network Security
12 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
13 10 (17.86%) DHCP
13 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (16.07%) F5
14 9 (16.07%) Linux
15 8 (14.29%) Juniper
15 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (12.50%) SAN
16 7 (12.50%) Unix
16 7 (12.50%) IPsec
17 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
17 6 (10.71%) SQL

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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) LAN
3 16 (28.57%) WAN
4 14 (25.00%) VPN
5 13 (23.21%) Wireless
6 12 (21.43%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) Network Security
7 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (17.86%) DHCP
8 7 (12.50%) IPsec
8 7 (12.50%) SAN
9 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.71%) Internet
9 6 (10.71%) MPLS
9 6 (10.71%) SSL
10 5 (8.93%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.93%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.93%) VoIP
10 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
1 5 (8.93%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) DataPower
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.79%) MPEG
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
2 6 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.14%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) Change Management
3 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) High Availability
4 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.36%) Network Design
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) CCNP
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.36%) CCIE
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CCSA
6 2 (3.57%) CCSE
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.57%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) CCA
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.57%) Firmware
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.79%) vCloud
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.36%) Cacti
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.79%) SELinux
4 1 (1.79%) vMotion
4 1 (1.79%) vRealize
4 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) F5
6 8 (14.29%) Juniper
7 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Pega
8 4 (7.14%) Siemens
9 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.36%) Polycom
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.57%) Meraki
10 2 (3.57%) Mitel
10 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
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