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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 570 603 614
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 44 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.084% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.088% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 21
Median daily rate £325 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £281 £238
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £55.17 - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.17 - £20.25

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 21 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 10 December 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 41 £325 +18.18% 9
London +21 32 £325 +21.49% 5
North West 0 4 £314 -3.46%
South East +9 2 £300 -7.69% 3
Birmingham -4 2 - -
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Southport - 2 £313 -
Manchester - 2 £376 -
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
Surrey +20 1 £300 -7.69% 1
East of England +1 1 - -
City of London -13 1 £463 +76.19%
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Coatbridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (61.25%) Firewall
2 48 (60.00%) Cisco
3 38 (47.50%) VMware
4 35 (43.75%) Windows
5 31 (38.75%) Data Centre
6 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (26.25%) Windows Server
9 20 (25.00%) LAN
9 20 (25.00%) WAN
10 17 (21.25%) HP
10 17 (21.25%) Wireless
11 16 (20.00%) VPN
11 16 (20.00%) SAN
11 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 15 (18.75%) CCNA
12 15 (18.75%) Finance
13 14 (17.50%) Migration
13 14 (17.50%) Linux
14 13 (16.25%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (15.00%) Citrix
16 11 (13.75%) DNS
16 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
16 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (12.50%) DHCP
17 10 (12.50%) 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 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) G Suite
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (61.25%) Firewall
2 20 (25.00%) LAN
2 20 (25.00%) WAN
3 17 (21.25%) Wireless
4 16 (20.00%) SAN
4 16 (20.00%) VPN
5 13 (16.25%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (13.75%) DNS
6 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.50%) DHCP
7 10 (12.50%) IPsec
8 8 (10.00%) OSPF
9 7 (8.75%) MPLS
9 7 (8.75%) VLAN
9 7 (8.75%) VoIP
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (7.50%) DMZ
10 6 (7.50%) Internet
10 6 (7.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Ant
1 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Gradle
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) Psake
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
1 1 (1.25%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.25%) SOAP
2 1 (1.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) NHS
3 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.50%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) DataPower
6 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Social Network
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.50%) Linux
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.25%) Unix
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Migration
2 8 (10.00%) ITIL
3 7 (8.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (7.50%) Investment Management
5 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Information Security
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 4 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (3.75%) Change Management
7 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) Time Management
7 3 (3.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.50%) Open Source
8 2 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.75%) CCNA
3 10 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (3.75%) CCSA
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) CCA
6 1 (1.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) BS7799
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.75%) vSphere
5 6 (7.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.25%) BIND 9
7 1 (1.25%) Docker
7 1 (1.25%) Firmware
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) vCloud
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Cacti
1 4 (5.00%) Foglight
2 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) WSUS
3 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.50%) Nagios
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) WMI
4 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.25%) SELinux
4 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Cisco
2 38 (47.50%) VMware
3 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.25%) HP
5 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (15.00%) Citrix
7 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.50%) Dell
8 6 (7.50%) Veeam
9 4 (5.00%) Juniper
10 3 (3.75%) Aruba
10 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.75%) EMC
10 3 (3.75%) F5
10 3 (3.75%) Polycom
10 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.75%) Siemens
10 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.75%) Symantec
11 2 (2.50%) Splunk
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