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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 581 567 563
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 39 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.063% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 20
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£368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -

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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 38 £368 +1.37% 22
South East -21 10 £360 +2.85% 8
London +14 9 £394 -6.25% 5
North West - 7 £225 - 5
East of England +3 6 £413 +33.06% 1
Hertfordshire +9 4 £425 -
Hampshire -5 4 £360 +15.20% 1
City of London 0 3 £383 -9.34%
Surrey -1 3 £463 - 6
East Midlands -7 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £225 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 - 1
Hinckley - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Bootle - 3 - -
Southampton - 2 £360 - 1
Watford - 2 £425 -
Blackpool - 2 £240 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £225 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 69 (76.67%) VMware
2 59 (65.56%) Windows
3 49 (54.44%) Active Directory
4 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
5 37 (41.11%) Citrix
6 36 (40.00%) SAN
7 35 (38.89%) Firewall
8 32 (35.56%) vSphere
8 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (34.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (31.11%) Cisco
12 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
13 21 (23.33%) DNS
13 21 (23.33%) PowerShell
13 21 (23.33%) XenApp
14 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
15 18 (20.00%) Linux
16 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.89%) DHCP
16 17 (18.89%) VMware ESX
17 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (17.78%) ITIL
17 16 (17.78%) SQL
18 15 (16.67%) VPN
19 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (14.44%) LAN
19 13 (14.44%) SCCM
19 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (13.33%) IIS

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.33%) IIS
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.33%) Lync
8 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.11%) Apache
9 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.00%) SAN
2 35 (38.89%) Firewall
3 21 (23.33%) DNS
4 17 (18.89%) DHCP
5 15 (16.67%) VPN
6 13 (14.44%) LAN
7 10 (11.11%) WAN
7 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 10 (11.11%) MPLS
7 10 (11.11%) Network Security
7 10 (11.11%) NAS
8 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
9 6 (6.67%) HSRP
9 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.67%) OSPF
9 6 (6.67%) BGP
9 6 (6.67%) EIGRP
10 5 (5.56%) VoIP
10 5 (5.56%) FCoE
10 5 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) Informix
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Back Office
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Clustering
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.89%) Replication
4 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.22%) Statistics
7 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (65.56%) Windows
2 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.00%) Linux
5 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.89%) UNIX
7 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.11%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.00%) Change Management
5 8 (8.89%) Information Security
6 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.78%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (5.56%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.56%) Security Management
8 5 (5.56%) ISMS
8 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.22%) SIEM
11 2 (2.22%) ITSM
11 2 (2.22%) Service Management
11 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 6 (6.67%) VBScript
4 4 (4.44%) Perl
4 4 (4.44%) PHP
5 3 (3.33%) VB
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) C#
7 1 (1.11%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (12.22%) MCSE
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) VCP4
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.56%) Degree
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) CCSP
7 3 (3.33%) CCNP
7 3 (3.33%) CCIE
7 3 (3.33%) CISSP
8 2 (2.22%) CCNA
8 2 (2.22%) VCP5
8 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.11%) CCA
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCP
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.56%) vSphere
3 31 (34.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (23.33%) XenApp
5 17 (18.89%) VMware ESX
6 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.56%) NFS
9 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.22%) XenServer
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) SCOM
3 7 (7.78%) vMotion
4 5 (5.56%) Cacti
4 5 (5.56%) Nagios
4 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.33%) Icinga
6 2 (2.22%) Graphite
6 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.22%) Opsview
6 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.11%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) VMware
2 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 37 (41.11%) Citrix
4 28 (31.11%) Cisco
5 11 (12.22%) IBM
5 11 (12.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (12.22%) HP
6 10 (11.11%) NetApp
7 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.89%) Symantec
8 8 (8.89%) Sophos
9 6 (6.67%) F5
9 6 (6.67%) Veeam
9 6 (6.67%) CommVault
9 6 (6.67%) Dell
10 5 (5.56%) Veritas
10 5 (5.56%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.44%) Acronis
12 3 (3.33%) Meraki
12 3 (3.33%) McAfee
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