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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 558 588 585
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 38 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.074% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £335 £383
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 24 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +33 38 £375 - 28
London +18 18 £425 +9.67% 9
South East +23 13 £315 -5.97% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £303 -1.62% 1
Hampshire - 5 £315 -
East Midlands +7 3 £315 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Marlow - 3 £300 -
North West +24 2 £310 -27.05% 2
Farnborough - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £315 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +14 1 - - 5
Norfolk +10 1 £340 +21.42%
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 5
East of England +3 1 £340 +21.42% 1
Leeds +2 1 - - 4
Merseyside -4 1 £310 -27.05%
Liverpool -7 1 £310 -27.05%
City of London - 1 £350 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 65 (66.33%) Windows
2 53 (54.08%) VMware
3 44 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
3 44 (44.90%) Windows Server
4 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 38 (38.78%) Linux
6 35 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (33.67%) ITIL
8 28 (28.57%) Cisco
9 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
10 23 (23.47%) DNS
11 22 (22.45%) HP
12 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 20 (20.41%) SAN
13 20 (20.41%) IaaS
14 18 (18.37%) Change Management
14 18 (18.37%) Firewall
14 18 (18.37%) LAN
14 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
14 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (17.35%) DHCP
16 16 (16.33%) WAN
16 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
17 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (15.31%) Open Source
17 15 (15.31%) PaaS
18 14 (14.29%) SaaS
18 14 (14.29%) DevOps

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 14 (14.29%) IIS
1 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) Skype for Business
5 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.06%) Tuxedo
7 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.04%) JBoss
8 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.04%) WildFly
9 1 (1.02%) Confluence
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.02%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) IaaS
2 15 (15.31%) PaaS
3 14 (14.29%) SaaS
4 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (9.18%) Office 365
6 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (5.10%) HP Helion
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) DNS
2 20 (20.41%) SAN
3 18 (18.37%) Firewall
3 18 (18.37%) LAN
4 17 (17.35%) DHCP
5 16 (16.33%) WAN
6 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.14%) VoIP
7 7 (7.14%) Wireless
8 5 (5.10%) VLAN
9 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.08%) DMZ
9 4 (4.08%) NAS
9 4 (4.08%) Skype
9 4 (4.08%) SMTP
9 4 (4.08%) VPN
10 3 (3.06%) HSRP
10 3 (3.06%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (3.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) DB2
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) WAP
4 1 (1.02%) LAMP
4 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.29%) Clustering
3 8 (8.16%) Replication
4 6 (6.12%) CMDB
4 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.08%) PKI
7 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) EPoS
8 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (66.33%) Windows
2 44 (44.90%) Windows Server
3 38 (38.78%) Linux
4 35 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.27%) Unix
7 11 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.20%) AIX
9 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
11 7 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (7.14%) SUSE
11 7 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (6.12%) Solaris
13 4 (4.08%) Android
14 3 (3.06%) HPUX
14 3 (3.06%) MVS
14 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
15 2 (2.04%) CentOS
15 2 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) ITIL
2 18 (18.37%) Change Management
3 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) Open Source
3 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
4 14 (14.29%) DevOps
5 12 (12.24%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
7 7 (7.14%) Data Management
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.12%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.12%) Migration
9 5 (5.10%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.10%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (5.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.18%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.12%) VB
5 5 (5.10%) Java
6 2 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) Go
7 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) MCSE
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.16%) CCNA
4 8 (8.16%) MCSA
5 7 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.08%) CCNP
7 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) CCA
9 2 (2.04%) CCSA
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.04%) MCP
9 2 (2.04%) MCSD
9 2 (2.04%) RHCE
10 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) BS7799
4 1 (1.02%) GCP
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
1 44 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.20%) vSphere
3 9 (9.18%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.12%) XenApp
6 5 (5.10%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.04%) vCloud
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
8 1 (1.02%) NFS
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.12%) WSUS
5 5 (5.10%) Puppet
6 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.04%) Ansible
8 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.04%) Terraform
9 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.02%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (1.02%) Netcool
9 1 (1.02%) OpenIDM
9 1 (1.02%) Perfmon
9 1 (1.02%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) VMware
2 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.57%) Cisco
4 22 (22.45%) HP
5 14 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.24%) Citrix
6 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 11 (11.22%) Oracle
8 10 (10.20%) IBM
9 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
10 7 (7.14%) EMC
11 6 (6.12%) Remedy
11 6 (6.12%) Symantec
12 5 (5.10%) EqualLogic
12 5 (5.10%) NetApp
12 5 (5.10%) Veeam
13 4 (4.08%) MobileIron
13 4 (4.08%) Sophos
14 3 (3.06%) CA
14 3 (3.06%) Juniper