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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 570 607 576
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 60 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.067% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 39
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £304 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.23% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.48 - -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +44 55 £390 - 29
London +5 21 £400 +3.22% 9
North East - 14 £470 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 13 £425 -
South East +37 10 £318 -22.56% 8
South West +16 4 £300 - 2
Edinburgh +22 3 £375 +29.31%
Scotland +17 3 £375 +29.31% 1
East of England - 3 £313 - 2
Kent - 3 - -
Hampshire +24 2 £370 -9.75% 1
City of London +2 2 £439 +75.50% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £315 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £350 -
Maidstone - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 £315 - 1
Surrey - 2 £280 - 4
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +11 1 £320 +68.42% 1
North West +2 1 £303 -15.08% 4
Manchester +1 1 £303 -19.33% 1
Guildford - 1 £280 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Falmouth - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £315 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £425 -
Hinckley - 1 - -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 82 (63.57%) Windows
2 67 (51.94%) VMware
3 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 52 (40.31%) Active Directory
5 50 (38.76%) Windows Server
6 44 (34.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (34.11%) Linux
7 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (29.46%) ITIL
9 36 (27.91%) Cisco
10 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (24.03%) Data Centre
12 30 (23.26%) Firewall
13 27 (20.93%) SAN
13 27 (20.93%) LAN
14 26 (20.16%) MCSE
14 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (19.38%) DNS
15 25 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (18.60%) HP
16 24 (18.60%) WAN
17 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
18 22 (17.05%) IaaS
19 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.50%) Open Source
20 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
21 19 (14.73%) vSphere
21 19 (14.73%) Citrix
21 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (14.73%) Degree

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 (13.18%) IIS
2 16 (12.40%) Apache
2 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.33%) Tuxedo
6 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.55%) JBoss
7 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.55%) WildFly
8 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.78%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 23 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) IaaS
2 18 (13.95%) PaaS
2 18 (13.95%) SaaS
3 14 (10.85%) Office 365
4 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.88%) HP Helion
7 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Firewall
2 27 (20.93%) LAN
2 27 (20.93%) SAN
3 25 (19.38%) DNS
4 24 (18.60%) WAN
5 18 (13.95%) DHCP
6 12 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.98%) Wireless
8 8 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.20%) WLAN
9 7 (5.43%) VLAN
9 7 (5.43%) VoIP
9 7 (5.43%) VPN
10 6 (4.65%) IPv4
11 5 (3.88%) DMZ
11 5 (3.88%) Internet
11 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.88%) NAS
11 5 (3.88%) SSL
12 4 (3.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) MySQL
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) CA Gen
2 2 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.78%) MSI
3 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 15 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Legal
3 3 (2.33%) Back Office
3 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) LAMP
2 6 (4.65%) Middleware
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
6 1 (0.78%) RAML
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) Swagger
6 1 (0.78%) WAP
6 1 (0.78%) XSLT
6 1 (0.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.85%) Clustering
3 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.20%) Replication
5 6 (4.65%) CMDB
6 5 (3.88%) NHS
7 3 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) EPoS
9 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (63.57%) Windows
2 50 (38.76%) Windows Server
3 44 (34.11%) Linux
4 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.98%) Unix
7 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.65%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.88%) CentOS
10 5 (3.88%) Solaris
11 3 (2.33%) MVS
12 2 (1.55%) AIX
12 2 (1.55%) Android
12 2 (1.55%) HPUX
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.55%) zOS
13 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) ITIL
2 20 (15.50%) Open Source
3 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) DevOps
5 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.63%) Change Management
7 13 (10.08%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.20%) High Availability
8 8 (6.20%) Migration
9 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.43%) Data Management
9 7 (5.43%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.65%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (4.65%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.88%) Information Security
11 5 (3.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.75%) SQL
3 9 (6.98%) Python
4 8 (6.20%) Java
5 5 (3.88%) Perl
6 4 (3.10%) VB
7 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.33%) C
8 2 (1.55%) C++
8 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.16%) MCSE
3 25 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
5 19 (14.73%) Degree
6 16 (12.40%) CCNA
6 16 (12.40%) MCSA
7 14 (10.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
9 11 (8.53%) CCNP
10 7 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (5.43%) MCP
11 6 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (4.65%) CCA
11 6 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (3.10%) CISSP
13 3 (2.33%) SANS
14 2 (1.55%) CCSA
14 2 (1.55%) RHCA
14 2 (1.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) BS7799
4 1 (0.78%) GCP
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (40.31%) Active Directory
2 44 (34.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.73%) vSphere
4 11 (8.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.75%) XenApp
6 9 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.43%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.33%) Firmware
9 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.55%) NFS
10 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.55%) vCloud
10 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.78%) UAG
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) SCCM
2 12 (9.30%) SCOM
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (3.88%) WSUS
4 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.10%) Puppet
5 3 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.55%) Ansible
6 2 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.55%) Terraform
7 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.78%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (51.94%) VMware
2 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 36 (27.91%) Cisco
4 24 (18.60%) HP
5 19 (14.73%) Citrix
6 10 (7.75%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.75%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.98%) EMC
7 9 (6.98%) Juniper
8 8 (6.20%) Remedy
9 7 (5.43%) NetApp
9 7 (5.43%) Oracle
9 7 (5.43%) ServiceNow
10 6 (4.65%) Splunk
10 6 (4.65%) Symantec
11 5 (3.88%) Veeam
12 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.33%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.33%) arcserve
13 3 (2.33%) F5
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