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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 559 583 579
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 36 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.074% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 23
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £263 £294
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £21.00

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 17 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +18 34 £325 +13.04% 11
London +23 25 £325 - 6
East Midlands +6 3 £275 +22.22% 1
North West +16 2 £313 -3.84%
Birmingham -1 2 - -
Lincolnshire -4 2 - -
City of London -6 2 £594 +66.66% 1
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Southport - 2 £313 -
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
South East +13 1 £350 +27.27% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £275 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £275 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 45 (60.00%) Firewall
2 41 (54.67%) Cisco
3 36 (48.00%) VMware
4 34 (45.33%) Windows
5 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
7 23 (30.67%) WAN
8 22 (29.33%) LAN
8 22 (29.33%) HP
9 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
12 15 (20.00%) Finance
13 14 (18.67%) SAN
14 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
14 13 (17.33%) Linux
14 13 (17.33%) Migration
14 13 (17.33%) Wireless
15 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (16.00%) CCNA
15 12 (16.00%) Citrix
16 11 (14.67%) VPN
17 10 (13.33%) DNS
17 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.33%) CCNP
17 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (13.33%) Palo Alto
18 9 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.33%) G Suite
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (60.00%) Firewall
2 23 (30.67%) WAN
3 22 (29.33%) LAN
4 14 (18.67%) SAN
5 13 (17.33%) Wireless
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 10 (13.33%) DNS
7 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (12.00%) DHCP
9 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.67%) VoIP
10 7 (9.33%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.33%) IPsec
10 7 (9.33%) MPLS
10 7 (9.33%) OSPF
11 6 (8.00%) DMZ
11 6 (8.00%) VLAN
12 5 (6.67%) Internet
12 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Ant
1 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Gradle
1 1 (1.33%) Hudson
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) Maven
1 1 (1.33%) Psake
1 1 (1.33%) Selenium
1 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.67%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Social Network
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.33%) Linux
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) Unix
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Migration
2 8 (10.67%) ITIL
3 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
3 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.33%) Information Security
5 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.00%) Change Management
6 3 (4.00%) Project Management
6 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) DevOps
7 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.67%) Service Management
7 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.67%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.00%) CCNA
3 10 (13.33%) CCNP
4 3 (4.00%) CCSA
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) MCITP
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) BS7799
3 1 (1.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.33%) Docker
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Foglight
2 3 (4.00%) Ansible
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.67%) Cacti
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) WMI
3 2 (2.67%) WSUS
4 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 36 (48.00%) VMware
3 22 (29.33%) HP
4 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.00%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.00%) Dell
8 5 (6.67%) Aruba
8 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.67%) Veeam
9 4 (5.33%) EMC
9 4 (5.33%) F5
10 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.00%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.00%) Juniper
10 3 (4.00%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.67%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle
11 2 (2.67%) Symantec
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