The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 553 540 555
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 35 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.049% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 20
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£350 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 29 £350 +1.44% 13
London +16 12 £398 +6.00% 3
South East -6 12 £350 +3.32% 4
City of London +15 3 £420 +11.25% 1
Hampshire - 3 £313 -
East Midlands 0 2 £250 -14.52%
East of England -17 2 £310 +31.91% 3
Reading +7 1 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £400 - 2
Crawley - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 38 (63.33%) VMware
3 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (36.67%) MS Exchange
6 21 (35.00%) Citrix
7 20 (33.33%) Cisco
8 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (26.67%) vSphere
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (26.67%) SAN
10 15 (25.00%) Firewall
10 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (23.33%) XenApp
11 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 13 (21.67%) DNS
12 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (20.00%) LAN
13 12 (20.00%) WAN
13 12 (20.00%) Linux
14 11 (18.33%) MCSE
14 11 (18.33%) SQL
14 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.33%) SCCM
16 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 8 (13.33%) XenDesktop

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 22 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Lync
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.00%) Apache
7 2 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.67%) Drupal
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SAN
2 15 (25.00%) Firewall
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 12 (20.00%) LAN
4 12 (20.00%) WAN
5 7 (11.67%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.00%) MPLS
6 6 (10.00%) OSPF
6 6 (10.00%) BGP
7 5 (8.33%) SSL
8 4 (6.67%) Broadband
8 4 (6.67%) Internet
8 4 (6.67%) NAS
9 3 (5.00%) VPN
10 2 (3.33%) HTTP
10 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.67%) Network Security
11 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) J2EE
1 1 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.67%) New Media
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (8.33%) DevOps
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) Data Management
5 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) High Availability
7 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.67%) Time Management
7 1 (1.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) VB
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) MCSE
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.67%) CCNP
4 7 (11.67%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) MCTS
7 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) MCSA
9 2 (3.33%) CCA
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) vSphere
3 14 (23.33%) XenApp
4 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 3 (5.00%) XenServer
8 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.33%) vCloud
10 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.67%) UAG
10 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.00%) Foglight
4 2 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Citrix
3 20 (33.33%) Cisco
4 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle
7 6 (10.00%) EMC
7 6 (10.00%) HP
8 5 (8.33%) Dell
8 5 (8.33%) NetApp
9 4 (6.67%) Sun
9 4 (6.67%) McAfee
10 3 (5.00%) F5
10 3 (5.00%) Symantec
10 3 (5.00%) Sophos
10 3 (5.00%) Juniper
10 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.33%) Veritas
11 2 (3.33%) Avaya
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