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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 621 583 610
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 19 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.093% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.098% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.99 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-54.69% -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 27 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -53 18 £350 +27.27% 8
London -37 7 £350 +47.36% 3
South West +1 3 £215 -38.57%
South East -25 3 £338 -2.87% 1
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Hampshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -14 1 £450 +136.84%
Scotland -19 1 £205 -39.70%
Glasgow - 1 £205 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £265 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £215 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £265 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £225 -
Huntingdon - 1 £265 -
Telford - 1 £500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £225 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (59.26%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) Firewall
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (35.19%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) LAN
4 16 (29.63%) WAN
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) CCNA
5 15 (27.78%) ITIL
6 14 (25.93%) VPN
6 14 (25.93%) Network Security
7 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) VMware
9 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Wireless
10 9 (16.67%) Citrix
10 9 (16.67%) DNS
10 9 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (16.67%) F5
11 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 8 (14.81%) CCNP
12 7 (12.96%) IPsec
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (11.11%) FortiGate

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) Firewall
2 16 (29.63%) LAN
2 16 (29.63%) WAN
3 14 (25.93%) Network Security
3 14 (25.93%) VPN
4 9 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (16.67%) Wireless
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (12.96%) IPsec
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.41%) VLAN
8 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.56%) Internet
9 3 (5.56%) MPLS
9 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.70%) BGP
10 2 (3.70%) DMZ
10 2 (3.70%) OSPF
10 2 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) Django
2 1 (1.85%) Guice
2 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.85%) Sensu
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) New Media
2 3 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.85%) MPEG
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) High Availability
3 5 (9.26%) Network Design
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Network Management
5 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Analytics
6 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.85%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (9.26%) Cyberoam
5 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Juniper
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.85%) Meraki
9 1 (1.85%) Mitel
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) SevOne
9 1 (1.85%) Siemens
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