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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 567 535 506
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 41 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.066% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.071% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 18
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£397 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 -22 40 £397 -0.87% 30
London +15 19 £400 - 13
South East -24 14 £400 - 5
Surrey - 4 £385 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £325 - 1
Camberley - 4 £385 - 1
South Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 3 - - 3
Sheffield - 3 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
North West - 2 £273 -
City of London +4 1 £375 -10.50% 4
Berkshire +3 1 £400 -
South West -35 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £320 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 - 1
Manchester - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 4
Milton Keynes - - - -
Morden - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) VMware
3 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
7 26 (30.95%) DNS
8 25 (29.76%) vSphere
9 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (27.38%) DHCP
10 23 (27.38%) Cisco
11 22 (26.19%) SAN
11 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.00%) Citrix
12 21 (25.00%) Firewall
13 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (22.62%) NetApp
14 19 (22.62%) ITIL
15 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
17 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
18 14 (16.67%) MCSE
18 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 14 (16.67%) NetBackup
18 14 (16.67%) Symantec
19 13 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
20 12 (14.29%) SQL
21 11 (13.10%) HP
21 11 (13.10%) EMC

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (11.90%) Lync
4 10 (11.90%) IIS
5 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.14%) Apache
7 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.95%) JBoss
9 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) DNS
2 23 (27.38%) DHCP
3 22 (26.19%) SAN
4 21 (25.00%) Firewall
5 10 (11.90%) LAN
6 7 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (7.14%) MPLS
7 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.95%) SSL
9 4 (4.76%) NAS
10 3 (3.57%) LDAP
10 3 (3.57%) BGP
10 3 (3.57%) OSPF
10 3 (3.57%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.57%) Network Security
11 2 (2.38%) VLAN
11 2 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.38%) VPN
12 1 (1.19%) VoIP
12 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) XML
1 3 (3.57%) HTML
1 3 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.38%) OpenID
2 2 (2.38%) SAML
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Clustering
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.95%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) Wiki
6 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Solaris
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) UNIX
10 1 (1.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.33%) Migration
5 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) BCP
7 4 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.57%) Change Control
8 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.38%) Logistics
9 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.38%) Line Management
9 2 (2.38%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.57%) PHP
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.67%) MCSE
3 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (11.90%) CCNA
5 9 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) Degree
8 4 (4.76%) MCITP
8 4 (4.76%) CCNP
8 4 (4.76%) MCSA
9 2 (2.38%) MCP
10 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) CCA
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCTS
10 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) vSphere
3 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.90%) XenApp
6 9 (10.71%) vCloud
7 7 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.57%) DFS Replication
9 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.38%) Xen
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.19%) UAG
11 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 11 (13.10%) SCOM
3 6 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.76%) WSUS
5 4 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (4.76%) Puppet
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.76%) Nagios
6 3 (3.57%) OpenView
6 3 (3.57%) Foglight
6 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 54 (64.29%) VMware
2 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.38%) Cisco
4 21 (25.00%) Citrix
5 19 (22.62%) NetApp
6 14 (16.67%) Symantec
7 11 (13.10%) HP
7 11 (13.10%) EMC
8 8 (9.52%) Oracle
9 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.14%) McAfee
10 6 (7.14%) Sophos
10 6 (7.14%) Veritas
11 5 (5.95%) IBM
11 5 (5.95%) Acronis
11 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.76%) CA
12 4 (4.76%) Juniper
12 4 (4.76%) Dell
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