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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 609 592 602
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 38 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.091% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 18
Median daily rate £365 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.29% -

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 -27 35 £365 +0.68% 20
London -23 13 £440 +25.71% 5
South East -4 12 £325 -13.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £280 -25.33%
Surrey -5 3 - - 2
Guildford - 3 - - 2
East of England +5 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes +2 2 £345 -13.75%
Wiltshire 0 2 £375 +8.69% 2
South West -2 2 £375 +10.29% 4
Scotland -20 2 £375 +10.29% 2
North East - 2 £425 -
Corsham - 2 £375 -
City of London +33 1 £475 +58.33% 2
West Yorkshire +7 1 £300 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £325 -27.77% 1
Melrose +3 1 £375 -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £375 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -1 1 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -8 1 £325 +30.00% 1
Edinburgh -14 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £335 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £325 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £425 -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 51 (63.75%) VMware
2 50 (62.50%) Windows
3 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 36 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 34 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
6 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (33.75%) Linux
8 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
9 21 (26.25%) Cisco
10 20 (25.00%) Firewall
11 17 (21.25%) ITIL
12 16 (20.00%) DNS
12 16 (20.00%) vSphere
12 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (18.75%) SCCM
14 14 (17.50%) SQL
14 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (15.00%) DHCP
16 12 (15.00%) HP
16 12 (15.00%) SAN
16 12 (15.00%) NetApp
17 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (13.75%) MySQL
17 11 (13.75%) Finance
17 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
18 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery

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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 8 (10.00%) PaaS
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) DNS
3 12 (15.00%) DHCP
3 12 (15.00%) SAN
4 10 (12.50%) LAN
5 8 (10.00%) WAN
6 7 (8.75%) NAS
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.00%) VoIP
10 3 (3.75%) Internet
10 3 (3.75%) Wireless
11 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.50%) HTTP
11 2 (2.50%) MPLS
11 2 (2.50%) SMTP
11 2 (2.50%) SSL
11 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Gradle
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
1 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (3.75%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) International Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (1.25%) COM
2 1 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.25%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.50%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Informatics
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) MPEG
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 36 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 34 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (33.75%) Linux
5 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.50%) Unix
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.25%) AIX
12 1 (1.25%) Android
12 1 (1.25%) CentOS
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.25%) Migration
4 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.50%) Information Security
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (3.75%) Analytics
7 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.50%) High Availability
8 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.75%) Perl
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.75%) CCNA
3 7 (8.75%) MCSE
4 6 (7.50%) MCITP
5 5 (6.25%) CCNP
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) CCIE
9 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.25%) CCA
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.25%) Degree
9 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.25%) MCP
9 1 (1.25%) MCTS
9 1 (1.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) COBIT
1 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (10.00%) XenApp
5 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.75%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.75%) Xen
6 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.50%) KVM
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.25%) NFS
8 1 (1.25%) oVirt
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) SCOM
3 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.50%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) Ansible
5 1 (1.25%) Cacti
5 1 (1.25%) Graphite
5 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) Opsview
5 1 (1.25%) Salt
5 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.25%) vMotion
5 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (63.75%) VMware
2 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.25%) Cisco
4 12 (15.00%) HP
4 12 (15.00%) NetApp
5 10 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) EMC
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.00%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) Juniper
7 4 (5.00%) Mitel
8 3 (3.75%) F5
8 3 (3.75%) Veritas
9 2 (2.50%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) CommVault
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) Lotus
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
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