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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 581 594 593
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 63 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.088% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.093% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 23
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £331 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.02% -

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 July 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 23 July 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 61 £375 - 30
London +5 17 £375 +9.97% 12
South East -12 12 £360 +2.85% 10
Yorkshire +4 11 £375 - 2
East of England +22 10 £288 -30.30%
Essex +14 7 £275 -
Surrey 0 6 £400 -1.53% 7
West Yorkshire -3 6 £406 +8.33% 2
Leeds -13 6 £406 +8.33%
North Yorkshire - 5 £258 -
West Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £400 -
Basildon - 5 £275 -
Northallerton - 5 £258 -
North West -9 4 £338 - 1
City of London +42 3 £475 +39.29% 2
Manchester -9 3 £325 -
Guildford - 3 £273 - 1
South West +8 2 £356 - 1
Hampshire +5 2 - -
Bedfordshire +5 2 £425 +3.03%
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Fareham - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £400 -
Luton - 2 £425 -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - -
East Sussex +7 1 £345 -1.42%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £305 -12.85%
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 70 (67.31%) Windows
2 63 (60.58%) VMware
3 52 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
5 45 (43.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (43.27%) Windows Server
6 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (30.77%) Firewall
8 29 (27.88%) Cisco
9 27 (25.96%) Linux
10 25 (24.04%) DNS
11 24 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (22.12%) LAN
12 23 (22.12%) vSphere
13 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
13 22 (21.15%) WAN
14 21 (20.19%) ITIL
15 20 (19.23%) SAN
16 19 (18.27%) DHCP
17 18 (17.31%) MS Exchange
18 17 (16.35%) HP
18 17 (16.35%) MCSE
18 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
18 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
18 17 (16.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (15.38%) Citrix
20 15 (14.42%) SCCM

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 18 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.85%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.50%) Office 365
3 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.81%) IaaS
4 5 (4.81%) PaaS
5 4 (3.85%) SaaS
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.88%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.77%) Firewall
2 25 (24.04%) DNS
3 23 (22.12%) LAN
4 22 (21.15%) WAN
5 20 (19.23%) SAN
6 19 (18.27%) DHCP
7 8 (7.69%) VPN
8 7 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.73%) Internet
8 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (5.77%) Wireless
9 6 (5.77%) WLAN
10 5 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.81%) IPv4
10 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.81%) VLAN
11 4 (3.85%) MPLS
11 4 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.96%) MSI
1 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Advertising
2 2 (1.92%) Games
2 2 (1.92%) iGaming
2 2 (1.92%) Legal
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) LAMP
2 3 (2.88%) XML
3 2 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) COM
4 1 (0.96%) Java EE
4 1 (0.96%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.96%) RAML
4 1 (0.96%) RESTful
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) Swagger
4 1 (0.96%) XSLT
4 1 (0.96%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) NHS
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.88%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.92%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.96%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.31%) Windows
2 45 (43.27%) Windows Server
2 45 (43.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (25.96%) Linux
5 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.73%) Unix
7 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.92%) CentOS
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.96%) AIX
11 1 (0.96%) Android
11 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) ITIL
2 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.73%) High Availability
3 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.77%) Migration
5 5 (4.81%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.85%) DevOps
6 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.85%) Information Security
6 4 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.85%) Service Management
7 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.88%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.88%) Scrum
7 3 (2.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.65%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) Perl
4 5 (4.81%) C
4 5 (4.81%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.85%) Java
6 3 (2.88%) VBScript
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.35%) MCSE
2 17 (16.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (13.46%) CCNA
3 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) CCNP
5 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.62%) Degree
7 9 (8.65%) MCSA
8 6 (5.77%) MCP
9 4 (3.85%) CCA
9 4 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.88%) CCIE
11 2 (1.92%) RHCA
12 1 (0.96%) ISEB
12 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.96%) MCITP
12 1 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) COBIT
1 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (22.12%) vSphere
4 10 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.62%) XenApp
5 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.88%) NFS
7 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.88%) Xen
8 2 (1.92%) Firmware
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.92%) vCloud
8 2 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.96%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) Opsview
5 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.96%) Terraform
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.96%) vMotion
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (60.58%) VMware
2 52 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.88%) Cisco
4 17 (16.35%) HP
5 16 (15.38%) Citrix
6 11 (10.58%) NetApp
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.69%) Juniper
9 7 (6.73%) EMC
10 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.77%) Dell
10 6 (5.77%) IBM
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle
11 4 (3.85%) Veeam
12 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.88%) Veritas
13 2 (1.92%) arcserve
13 2 (1.92%) Lotus
13 2 (1.92%) Remedy
13 2 (1.92%) Sophos
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