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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 561 550 568
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 34 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.053% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.057% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 14
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £283
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 28 £350 - 17
South East +8 14 £350 +3.32% 2
London +8 9 £420 +7.69% 5
Hampshire - 5 £313 -
City of London +33 4 £423 +30.00% 3
East of England -26 4 £310 +31.91% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 3
Reading +14 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - - 2
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) VMware
3 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.71%) Citrix
5 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (30.36%) Cisco
7 16 (28.57%) Firewall
7 16 (28.57%) vSphere
8 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (23.21%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (21.43%) XenApp
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) SAN
13 10 (17.86%) MCSE
13 10 (17.86%) LAN
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (16.07%) SQL
15 8 (14.29%) WAN
15 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
15 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
15 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (12.50%) CCNP

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Lync
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) Apache
6 3 (5.36%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) SAN
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
5 8 (14.29%) WAN
6 7 (12.50%) DHCP
7 6 (10.71%) MPLS
7 6 (10.71%) OSPF
7 6 (10.71%) BGP
8 5 (8.93%) SSL
9 4 (7.14%) Broadband
10 3 (5.36%) Internet
10 3 (5.36%) VPN
11 2 (3.57%) HTTP
11 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.79%) New Media
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX
8 2 (3.57%) HPUX
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) DevOps
1 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
1 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (8.93%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
3 3 (5.36%) Data Management
3 3 (5.36%) Change Management
4 2 (3.57%) Validation
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.79%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.79%) Logistics
5 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) VB
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.86%) MCSE
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
5 6 (10.71%) Degree
6 5 (8.93%) MCITP
7 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.36%) MCTS
9 2 (3.57%) MCSA
9 2 (3.57%) CCA
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) vSphere
3 12 (21.43%) XenApp
4 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.14%) vCloud
8 3 (5.36%) XenServer
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.79%) UAG
9 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.36%) Foglight
4 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.79%) Puppet
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) Citrix
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle
7 5 (8.93%) IBM
8 4 (7.14%) Sun
8 4 (7.14%) HP
8 4 (7.14%) Dell
8 4 (7.14%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Veritas
8 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 4 (7.14%) Sophos
9 3 (5.36%) Acronis
9 3 (5.36%) F5
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.57%) Avaya
10 2 (3.57%) Juniper
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