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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 541 595 572
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 46 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.074% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 27
Median daily rate £394 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £341 £385
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £51.48 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.48 - £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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 28 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +40 42 £400 +6.66% 37
London +22 21 £420 +8.38% 11
South East +30 14 £315 -8.69% 14
Hampshire - 6 £370 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £303 +4.31% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Marlow - 3 £300 -
Oxford - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £340 - 4
Farnborough - 3 £425 - 1
Scotland +25 2 - -
Edinburgh +19 2 - -
East Midlands +2 2 £315 -
City of London - 2 £439 - 1
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Suffolk - 2 £350 -
Basingstoke - 2 £315 -
North West +24 1 £310 -27.05% 1
Surrey +20 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +9 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +5 1 - - 4
Leeds +5 1 - - 2
Merseyside +1 1 £310 -27.05%
Liverpool -1 1 £310 -27.05%
Hinckley - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £340 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 57 (54.81%) VMware
3 47 (45.19%) Active Directory
4 44 (42.31%) Windows Server
5 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 43 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (36.54%) Linux
7 35 (33.65%) ITIL
7 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (28.85%) Cisco
9 27 (25.96%) Data Centre
10 25 (24.04%) HP
10 25 (24.04%) DNS
11 20 (19.23%) Firewall
12 19 (18.27%) SAN
12 19 (18.27%) LAN
12 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
12 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
13 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (17.31%) DHCP
13 18 (17.31%) IaaS
13 18 (17.31%) Open Source
14 17 (16.35%) WAN
14 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
14 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
14 17 (16.35%) IIS
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
15 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (15.38%) Change Management
16 15 (14.42%) Clustering

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 17 (16.35%) IIS
1 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) Apache
3 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.88%) Tuxedo
6 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.92%) WildFly
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.96%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) IaaS
2 15 (14.42%) PaaS
3 14 (13.46%) SaaS
4 9 (8.65%) Office 365
5 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (4.81%) HP Helion
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) DNS
2 20 (19.23%) Firewall
3 19 (18.27%) LAN
3 19 (18.27%) SAN
4 18 (17.31%) DHCP
5 17 (16.35%) WAN
6 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.73%) VoIP
8 6 (5.77%) Wireless
9 5 (4.81%) NAS
9 5 (4.81%) VLAN
9 5 (4.81%) VPN
10 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.85%) DMZ
10 4 (3.85%) Skype
10 4 (3.85%) SMTP
11 3 (2.88%) IPsec
11 3 (2.88%) OSPF
11 3 (2.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) DB2
5 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) CA Gen
2 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) Middleware
2 5 (4.81%) LAMP
3 3 (2.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.42%) Clustering
3 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Replication
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) CMDB
5 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) PKI
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.92%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.96%) BYOD
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) EPoS
8 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.96%) iSeries
8 1 (0.96%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.96%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 44 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 38 (36.54%) Linux
4 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.54%) Unix
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.77%) AIX
10 5 (4.81%) Solaris
11 4 (3.85%) Android
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (3.85%) SUSE
11 4 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.88%) CentOS
12 3 (2.88%) MVS
12 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Open Source
3 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
4 16 (15.38%) Change Management
5 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.50%) DevOps
7 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.62%) ITIL V3
9 8 (7.69%) Migration
10 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.73%) Data Centre Operations
10 7 (6.73%) Data Management
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (5.77%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.81%) Information Assurance
12 5 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (4.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 5 (4.81%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (4.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.58%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) VB
4 5 (4.81%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.46%) MCSE
3 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.62%) Degree
6 9 (8.65%) MCSA
7 7 (6.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (6.73%) CCNA
7 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.81%) CCNP
9 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.85%) CISSP
11 3 (2.88%) SANS
12 2 (1.92%) CCA
12 2 (1.92%) CCSA
12 2 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.92%) MCP
12 2 (1.92%) RHCE
13 1 (0.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) BS7799
3 1 (0.96%) GCP
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (45.19%) Active Directory
2 43 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.62%) vSphere
4 8 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.73%) XenApp
6 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.85%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.96%) Firmware
10 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.96%) NFS
10 1 (0.96%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) SCCM
2 9 (8.65%) SCOM
3 6 (5.77%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.77%) WSUS
4 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Puppet
5 4 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.96%) Ansible
8 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) OpenView
8 1 (0.96%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.96%) Terraform
8 1 (0.96%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) VMware
2 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.85%) Cisco
4 25 (24.04%) HP
5 14 (13.46%) Citrix
6 11 (10.58%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.65%) Oracle
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.69%) Symantec
9 7 (6.73%) EMC
9 7 (6.73%) IBM
9 7 (6.73%) ServiceNow
10 6 (5.77%) Juniper
10 6 (5.77%) Remedy
11 5 (4.81%) Splunk
11 5 (4.81%) Veeam
12 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.85%) MobileIron
12 4 (3.85%) NetApp
13 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
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