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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 611 619 612
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 33 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.066% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 16
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £325 £170
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +91.17%
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 31 £325 - 16
London -11 16 £350 +10.67% 8
East of England +26 5 £263 -
South East +4 5 £363 +11.53% 6
North West +11 3 £350 +21.73% 1
Essex - 3 £260 -
City of London +26 2 £388 +3.67% 1
Reading +17 2 £275 -35.29%
Berkshire +6 2 £275 -35.29%
Manchester -4 2 £350 +40.00% 1
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Basildon - 2 £255 -
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
Wales - 2 £225 -
Cheshire +10 1 £300 -7.69%
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £363 - 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £320 -
Watford - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £320 -
Ipswich - 1 £310 -
Guildford - 1 £363 - 1
Sandbach - 1 £300 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 26 (48.15%) Firewall
3 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (40.74%) Windows
4 17 (31.48%) LAN
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.63%) WAN
6 15 (27.78%) CCNA
7 14 (25.93%) Citrix
7 14 (25.93%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 13 (24.07%) VPN
8 13 (24.07%) Wireless
9 12 (22.22%) DNS
10 11 (20.37%) CCNP
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
11 10 (18.52%) Network Security
11 10 (18.52%) DHCP
11 10 (18.52%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) SAN
12 9 (16.67%) F5
13 8 (14.81%) Juniper
13 8 (14.81%) Unix
14 7 (12.96%) MPLS
14 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity

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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) LAN
3 16 (29.63%) WAN
4 13 (24.07%) VPN
4 13 (24.07%) Wireless
5 12 (22.22%) DNS
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (18.52%) DHCP
7 10 (18.52%) Network Security
8 9 (16.67%) SAN
9 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.96%) MPLS
10 6 (11.11%) SSL
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (9.26%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) IPsec
11 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.41%) VoIP
12 4 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Gradle
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) Psake
1 1 (1.85%) Selenium
1 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) 802.1X
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) MPEG
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Social Network
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Unix
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Change Control
4 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.78%) CCNA
3 11 (20.37%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CCSE
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.26%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.85%) Docker
7 1 (1.85%) Firmware
7 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.56%) Cacti
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
1 3 (5.56%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SELinux
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
3 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) F5
5 8 (14.81%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) Pega
7 4 (7.41%) Siemens
8 3 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (5.56%) NetApp
8 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.56%) Polycom
8 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.56%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Brocade
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) Mitel
9 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.70%) Veeam
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