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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 584 558 548
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 39 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.068% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.072% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 15
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 38 £375 -6.25% 40
London -5 11 £394 -4.54% 14
West Midlands - 9 £325 - 4
Birmingham - 8 £325 - 1
South East +3 6 £335 -16.25% 6
Surrey 0 4 £360 -15.29% 2
West Yorkshire -5 4 £384 +13.70% 4
Yorkshire -8 4 £384 +13.70% 4
Leeds - 4 £384 - 2
North West -7 3 £425 +88.88% 1
East Midlands -4 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £308 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £425 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £308 -
East of England +2 1 £280 - 2
South West -3 1 - - 8
Scotland -3 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -7 1 - - 1
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £280 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £325 -
Leatherhead - 1 £345 -
Reigate - 1 £313 -
Northumberland - 1 £425 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 1

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) VMware
3 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
4 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) Cisco
7 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
8 22 (30.99%) Linux
9 20 (28.17%) ITIL
10 18 (25.35%) SQL
10 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.35%) Firewall
11 16 (22.54%) Citrix
11 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (22.54%) SCCM
12 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (19.72%) SAN
13 14 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (18.31%) Finance
15 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
15 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (15.49%) XenApp
17 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
17 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (12.68%) vSphere
18 9 (12.68%) MySQL
19 8 (11.27%) NetApp
19 8 (11.27%) Migration

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.86%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) Confluence
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) PaaS
3 5 (7.04%) Office 365
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 14 (19.72%) SAN
3 8 (11.27%) NAS
4 7 (9.86%) DNS
5 6 (8.45%) DHCP
6 5 (7.04%) LAN
7 4 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.63%) VoIP
7 4 (5.63%) WAN
8 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.82%) Internet
9 2 (2.82%) MPLS
10 1 (1.41%) Extranet
10 1 (1.41%) HTTP
10 1 (1.41%) SMTP
10 1 (1.41%) SSL
10 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) Gradle
1 1 (1.41%) Hudson
1 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Maven
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) International Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) LAMP
2 1 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Derivative
4 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (30.99%) Linux
5 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.04%) Change Management
4 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.23%) Information Security
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) Analytics
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.41%) Change Control
7 1 (1.41%) DevOps
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.86%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.86%) CCNA
3 7 (9.86%) MCITP
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.45%) MCSE
5 5 (7.04%) CCIE
5 5 (7.04%) MCSA
5 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) CCNP
6 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.82%) CCA
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
1 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.49%) XenApp
3 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.45%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.04%) XenServer
8 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.82%) KVM
9 2 (2.82%) Xen
10 1 (1.41%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) XenMobile
4 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.63%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) Ansible
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.41%) Cacti
6 1 (1.41%) Graphite
6 1 (1.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.41%) Opsview
6 1 (1.41%) Salt
6 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) VMware
2 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.21%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) NetApp
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Juniper
7 4 (5.63%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.23%) Avaya
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
8 3 (4.23%) F5
8 3 (4.23%) Mitel
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Dell
9 2 (2.82%) Speakerbus
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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