The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 598 580 593
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 44 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.095% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.100% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 26
Median daily rate £381 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.02% -

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -9 42 £388 +3.33% 30
London +15 13 £440 +17.33% 8
South East -4 11 £325 -7.14% 9
Yorkshire +4 9 £388 +3.33% 1
West Yorkshire -3 7 £388 +3.33%
East of England +17 6 £313 -21.87% 2
Surrey -3 6 £340 -2.85% 6
Leeds -9 6 £406 +8.33%
Guildford - 4 £273 -
Essex +5 3 £275 -
Berkshire - 3 £328 - 2
Bedfordshire +6 2 £425 +3.03%
North West -10 2 £338 - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £260 - 1
Northallerton - 2 £260 - 1
Reading - 2 £375 -
Luton - 2 £425 -
Basildon - 2 £263 -
City of London +33 1 £475 +40.74% 2
Hertfordshire +15 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 £305 -12.85%
East Sussex +4 1 £345 -1.42%
South West +4 1 £488 - 4
Manchester -9 1 £325 - 2
Scotland -15 1 £375 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
Melrose - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £488 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - - 3
Eastbourne - 1 £345 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 51 (62.20%) VMware
3 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
4 40 (48.78%) Windows Server
5 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
6 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (28.05%) DNS
8 23 (28.05%) Firewall
9 21 (25.61%) Cisco
10 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
10 19 (23.17%) Linux
11 18 (21.95%) DHCP
12 17 (20.73%) vSphere
13 16 (19.51%) SCCM
13 16 (19.51%) HP
13 16 (19.51%) ITIL
13 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
14 15 (18.29%) Data Centre
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.07%) LAN
16 13 (15.85%) WAN
16 13 (15.85%) SAN
16 13 (15.85%) Citrix
16 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010

Senior 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 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
4 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.44%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.20%) Office 365
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) IaaS
5 3 (3.66%) SaaS
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) DNS
1 23 (28.05%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) DHCP
3 14 (17.07%) LAN
4 13 (15.85%) SAN
4 13 (15.85%) WAN
5 7 (8.54%) VPN
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.88%) VLAN
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 3 (3.66%) MPLS
8 3 (3.66%) VoIP
8 3 (3.66%) WLAN
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) iGaming
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) LAMP
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) NHS
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.44%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Informatics
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) MPEG
6 1 (1.22%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (23.17%) Linux
6 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.88%) Unix
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.22%) Android
12 1 (1.22%) CentOS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.32%) Migration
4 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) High Availability
5 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.88%) Service Management
6 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.66%) Information Security
6 3 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.66%) C
3 3 (3.66%) Python
3 3 (3.66%) VBScript
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (12.20%) CCNA
5 9 (10.98%) MCSE
6 7 (8.54%) CCNP
7 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.10%) MCSA
9 4 (4.88%) MCITP
9 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.66%) CCIE
10 3 (3.66%) Degree
10 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.44%) MCP
12 1 (1.22%) CCA
12 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.22%) ISEB
12 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.22%) MCTS
12 1 (1.22%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) COBIT
1 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.73%) vSphere
4 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (12.20%) XenApp
5 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.44%) NFS
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.44%) Xen
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) UAG
9 1 (1.22%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.44%) Opsview
5 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) VMware
2 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Cisco
4 16 (19.51%) HP
5 13 (15.85%) Citrix
6 11 (13.41%) NetApp
7 6 (7.32%) Dell
7 6 (7.32%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.10%) IBM
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.88%) Veeam
10 3 (3.66%) Juniper
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle
10 3 (3.66%) Veritas
11 2 (2.44%) arcserve
11 2 (2.44%) CommVault
11 2 (2.44%) Lotus
11 2 (2.44%) Sophos
11 2 (2.44%) Tripwire
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