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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 556 538 504
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 31 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.060% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 9
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£400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -7 28 £400 +12.67% 37
London +8 12 £400 +2.43% 13
South East -7 11 £400 - 10
Hampshire -16 6 £358 - 5
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
Crawley - 4 £400 -
South West -12 3 £300 +20.00% 5
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Southampton -17 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £388 - 1
City of London +9 1 £375 -15.54% 3
Leicester - 1 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hessle - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Iver - - - -
Jersey - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (71.08%) Windows
2 52 (62.65%) VMware
3 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
4 40 (48.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
6 30 (36.14%) DNS
7 29 (34.94%) Cisco
8 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
9 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (27.71%) DHCP
10 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (26.51%) ITIL
12 20 (24.10%) vSphere
13 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (22.89%) SAN
13 19 (22.89%) NetApp
14 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (20.48%) Citrix
15 16 (19.28%) Firewall
16 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
17 14 (16.87%) MCSE
17 14 (16.87%) SCCM
18 13 (15.66%) SCOM
18 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (15.66%) Linux
18 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
19 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (14.46%) HP
19 12 (14.46%) Lync

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 28 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (14.46%) Lync
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (9.64%) IIS
5 8 (9.64%) Apache
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.82%) JBoss
10 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
11 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
12 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.61%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.14%) DNS
2 23 (27.71%) DHCP
3 19 (22.89%) SAN
4 16 (19.28%) Firewall
5 9 (10.84%) LAN
6 8 (9.64%) WAN
6 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.23%) MPLS
8 4 (4.82%) NAS
9 3 (3.61%) OSPF
9 3 (3.61%) BGP
9 3 (3.61%) LDAP
9 3 (3.61%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.61%) SSL
10 2 (2.41%) VLAN
10 2 (2.41%) Network Security
10 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) HTML
1 3 (3.61%) XML
1 3 (3.61%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.41%) OpenID
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) SAML
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Clustering
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) CLARiiON
2 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 4 (4.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.08%) Windows
2 40 (48.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.66%) Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Solaris
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.61%) CentOS
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.41%) UNIX
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (10.84%) Migration
2 9 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (6.02%) DevOps
3 5 (6.02%) Change Management
4 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.82%) BCP
4 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.61%) Data Management
5 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.61%) Change Control
5 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.41%) Logistics
6 2 (2.41%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.41%) Project Management
6 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.41%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.87%) MCSE
3 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (13.25%) CCNA
5 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.02%) MCITP
6 5 (6.02%) MCSA
6 5 (6.02%) CCNP
7 3 (3.61%) MCP
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
7 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) MCTS
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CCA
8 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.20%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.10%) vSphere
4 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.64%) XenApp
6 7 (8.43%) vCloud
7 3 (3.61%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.41%) Xen
9 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.20%) Docker
9 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) SCCM
2 13 (15.66%) SCOM
3 11 (13.25%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.23%) Foglight
5 5 (6.02%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.02%) Puppet
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.82%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (4.82%) Nagios
6 4 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (4.82%) WSUS
7 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.61%) OpenView
7 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (62.65%) VMware
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.94%) Cisco
4 19 (22.89%) NetApp
5 17 (20.48%) Citrix
6 12 (14.46%) HP
7 10 (12.05%) EMC
7 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.05%) Symantec
8 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.43%) Oracle
9 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) CA
10 4 (4.82%) McAfee
10 4 (4.82%) F5
10 4 (4.82%) Meraki
10 4 (4.82%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.61%) Sophos
11 3 (3.61%) Altiris
11 3 (3.61%) Google
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