The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 561 559 536
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 46 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.047% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £19.00

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -6 41 £350 -6.66% 29
South East -2 14 £350 +4.47% 11
London -11 10 £331 -11.66% 10
Leeds - 7 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
South West +13 4 £345 -23.33% 1
Edinburgh +1 4 £340 -15.00%
Hampshire -1 4 £340 +1.49% 1
Scotland -2 4 £340 -15.00%
Lewes - 4 - -
Brighton - 3 £350 -
West Midlands - 3 £250 - 1
City of London +10 2 £338 - 5
Southampton -3 2 £340 +1.49% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £345 -
Surrey - 2 £350 - 8
East of England +5 1 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £250 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (67.95%) VMware
2 50 (64.10%) Windows
3 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 31 (39.74%) Cisco
4 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 26 (33.33%) DNS
8 24 (30.77%) SAN
9 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (25.64%) Firewall
10 20 (25.64%) vSphere
11 19 (24.36%) Citrix
11 19 (24.36%) ITIL
12 18 (23.08%) DHCP
13 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (19.23%) Linux
14 15 (19.23%) SCCM
15 14 (17.95%) HP
15 14 (17.95%) NetApp
16 13 (16.67%) LAN
16 13 (16.67%) MCSE
16 13 (16.67%) IIS
16 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
17 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 12 (15.38%) VPN
18 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.67%) IIS
2 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.97%) Lync
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.13%) Apache
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
9 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) DNS
2 24 (30.77%) SAN
3 20 (25.64%) Firewall
4 18 (23.08%) DHCP
5 13 (16.67%) LAN
6 12 (15.38%) VPN
7 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
8 9 (11.54%) WAN
9 8 (10.26%) Network Security
9 8 (10.26%) NAS
10 6 (7.69%) MPLS
10 6 (7.69%) iSCSI
11 5 (6.41%) SSL
11 5 (6.41%) VoIP
11 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
12 3 (3.85%) VLAN
12 3 (3.85%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.85%) OSPF
12 3 (3.85%) BGP
12 3 (3.85%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Informix
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) XML
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.26%) Clustering
2 7 (8.97%) Replication
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.56%) BYOD
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.10%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (19.23%) Linux
6 7 (8.97%) UNIX
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) CentOS
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Information Security
3 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.41%) ISMS
4 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.41%) Information Security Management
4 5 (6.41%) Security Management
4 5 (6.41%) DevOps
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.13%) Change Control
5 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.13%) Project Management
5 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.85%) Data Management
6 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.10%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) PHP
4 3 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.85%) VCP4
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) MCITP
6 3 (3.85%) Degree
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.56%) CCA
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.56%) CCNP
7 2 (2.56%) MCP
8 1 (1.28%) MCTS
8 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (25.64%) vSphere
4 10 (12.82%) XenApp
5 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.28%) Xen
9 1 (1.28%) iptables
9 1 (1.28%) Docker
9 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) SCOM
3 5 (6.41%) Nagios
4 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.85%) Foglight
4 3 (3.85%) OpenView
4 3 (3.85%) vMotion
5 2 (2.56%) Opsview
5 2 (2.56%) Graphite
5 2 (2.56%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.56%) Cacti
5 2 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 53 (67.95%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) Cisco
3 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 19 (24.36%) Citrix
5 14 (17.95%) HP
5 14 (17.95%) NetApp
6 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.97%) IBM
8 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.13%) F5
9 4 (5.13%) Meraki
9 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.13%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.85%) Veritas
10 3 (3.85%) CommVault
10 3 (3.85%) McAfee
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle
10 3 (3.85%) Dell
11 2 (2.56%) Sophos
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