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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 604 577 590
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 44 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.092% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.097% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 18
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 41 £388 +10.71% 27
London -5 15 £440 +21.37% 10
South East -11 13 £325 -7.14% 4
Yorkshire +6 6 £400 +6.66% 2
Surrey -3 5 £265 -24.28% 2
West Yorkshire -5 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Guildford - 5 £265 -
Leeds -4 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Berkshire - 3 £328 - 1
East of England +13 2 - - 1
South West -11 2 £431 +25.00% 3
Scotland -16 2 £375 +10.29%
Reading - 2 £375 -
City of London +39 1 £475 +40.74% 3
Bedfordshire +2 1 - -
Milton Keynes +2 1 £325 -18.75%
Hampshire -3 1 £425 +25.00%
Wiltshire -8 1 £375 +8.69%
Edinburgh -13 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £325 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
North East - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 - - 3

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 54 (65.85%) Windows
2 53 (64.63%) VMware
3 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 39 (47.56%) Windows Server
5 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (29.27%) Cisco
10 23 (28.05%) Firewall
11 22 (26.83%) Linux
12 20 (24.39%) DNS
13 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
14 18 (21.95%) vSphere
15 16 (19.51%) DHCP
16 15 (18.29%) ITIL
17 14 (17.07%) HP
17 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (17.07%) SCCM
17 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
18 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
18 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (15.85%) SAN
18 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
18 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (14.63%) SQL
19 12 (14.63%) LAN
20 11 (13.41%) NetApp

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 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
4 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.44%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.76%) Office 365
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 2 (2.44%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) DNS
3 16 (19.51%) DHCP
4 13 (15.85%) SAN
5 12 (14.63%) LAN
6 10 (12.20%) WAN
7 7 (8.54%) VPN
8 5 (6.10%) NAS
8 5 (6.10%) VoIP
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.66%) Internet
10 3 (3.66%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.66%) MPLS
10 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.66%) VLAN
10 3 (3.66%) Wireless
11 2 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Gradle
1 1 (1.22%) Hudson
1 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) Maven
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
1 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) iGaming
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) International Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) LAMP
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) NHS
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.44%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Informatics
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) MPEG
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.85%) Windows
2 39 (47.56%) Windows Server
3 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (26.83%) Linux
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) Unix
8 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.22%) Android
12 1 (1.22%) CentOS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.54%) Migration
4 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) Information Security
5 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.88%) Service Management
6 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.66%) High Availability
6 3 (3.66%) Scrum
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.88%) Perl
3 4 (4.88%) Python
4 3 (3.66%) VBScript
5 2 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (10.98%) CCNA
4 9 (10.98%) MCSE
5 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 6 (7.32%) MCITP
6 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.88%) MCSA
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) CCIE
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) CCA
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.22%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.22%) MCP
9 1 (1.22%) MCTS
9 1 (1.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) COBIT
1 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.95%) vSphere
4 11 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.76%) XenApp
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) Xen
7 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.44%) NFS
7 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) oVirt
8 1 (1.22%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) Puppet
4 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) Opsview
5 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.22%) vMotion
5 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) VMware
2 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (29.27%) Cisco
4 14 (17.07%) HP
5 11 (13.41%) Citrix
5 11 (13.41%) NetApp
6 6 (7.32%) EMC
7 5 (6.10%) IBM
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) Juniper
9 3 (3.66%) Veeam
9 3 (3.66%) Veritas
10 2 (2.44%) F5
10 2 (2.44%) Lotus
10 2 (2.44%) Mitel
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle
10 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.44%) Tripwire