The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 590 578 582
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 16 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£300 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 16 £300 - 3
London - 8 - - 2
South East -14 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
4 16 (41.03%) VMware
5 12 (30.77%) SCCM
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.38%) Citrix
10 6 (15.38%) vSphere
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.82%) DHCP
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.82%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
12 4 (10.26%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) Firewall
12 4 (10.26%) SAN
12 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) Cisco
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) VoIP
12 4 (10.26%) Symantec
12 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DHCP
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) IPv4
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.56%) Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Migration
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
1 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.56%) Logistics
2 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) AppSense