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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 582 537 539
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 46 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.15% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 32
Average daily rate £338 £380 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £233
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +68.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -40 40 £375 - 13
South East +2 16 £393 +20.76% 1
London -3 13 £319 -15.00% 9
Berkshire +8 6 £250 +11.11%
North West -20 6 £375 -14.77%
Hampshire +4 5 £414 +14.20%
Reading -6 5 £250 +11.11%
Yorkshire -14 5 £338 +125.00%
Lancashire -3 3 £414 -5.90%
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £338 -
City of London +46 2 £413 +10.00% 5
Chorley 0 2 £414 -5.90%
Surrey -3 2 £355 -7.79% 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Kent - 2 £414 -
East Midlands - 2 £414 -
Skipton - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £414 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £414 -
Aldershot - 2 £414 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £414 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes +7 1 £325 -
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £295 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
North East - 1 £295 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 77 (67.54%) Windows Server
4 54 (47.37%) VMware
5 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.58%) DNS
9 28 (24.56%) Citrix
10 27 (23.68%) SQL
11 26 (22.81%) Finance
12 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (21.05%) IIS
13 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
13 23 (20.18%) Firewall
14 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
14 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (18.42%) SCCM
15 21 (18.42%) ITIL
16 20 (17.54%) DHCP
16 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
17 19 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 19 (16.67%) SAN
18 18 (15.79%) Linux
19 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
19 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
20 16 (14.04%) Cisco
21 13 (11.40%) HP
22 12 (10.53%) Office 365
22 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (21.05%) IIS
2 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.63%) Confluence
6 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.88%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) IaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.39%) SaaS
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.58%) DNS
2 23 (20.18%) Firewall
3 20 (17.54%) DHCP
4 19 (16.67%) SAN
5 11 (9.65%) LAN
6 10 (8.77%) WAN
7 9 (7.89%) VPN
8 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.26%) SSL
10 4 (3.51%) FTP
11 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.63%) Internet
11 3 (2.63%) Wireless
12 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.75%) Converged Networks
12 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (1.75%) NAS
12 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.75%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.88%) WinRunner
General
1 26 (22.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.63%) Local Government
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.75%) CSS
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.88%) Ajax
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) RSS
3 1 (0.88%) WCF
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.88%) WPF
3 1 (0.88%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Clustering
3 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.14%) Fintech
5 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) Wiki
7 2 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (67.54%) Windows Server
3 48 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (15.79%) Linux
7 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.26%) CentOS
9 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.63%) Unix
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.88%) AIX
12 1 (0.88%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) ITIL
2 12 (10.53%) Migration
3 8 (7.02%) Change Management
4 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.26%) Server Building
5 5 (4.39%) DevOps
5 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.39%) Security Patching
6 4 (3.51%) Coaching
6 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.51%) Project Management
6 4 (3.51%) Server Hardening
7 3 (2.63%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.63%) Change Control
7 3 (2.63%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) SQL
2 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) Perl
4 2 (1.75%) C
4 2 (1.75%) C#
4 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) Python
4 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.75%) VB
4 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.26%) MCSA
2 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) CCNA
3 5 (4.39%) Degree
3 5 (4.39%) MCSE
3 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) CCNP
5 3 (2.63%) MCITP
5 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.75%) CCSA
6 2 (1.75%) CEH
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
6 2 (1.75%) GCIH
6 2 (1.75%) GIAC
6 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.53%) vSphere
5 11 (9.65%) XenApp
6 8 (7.02%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.88%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (18.42%) SCCM
2 8 (7.02%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 5 (4.39%) WSUS
4 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 4 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.63%) EdgeSight
5 3 (2.63%) vMotion
6 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.75%) vRealize
7 1 (0.88%) Cacti
7 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.88%) Netcool
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (47.37%) VMware
2 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.56%) Citrix
4 16 (14.04%) Cisco
5 13 (11.40%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) NetApp
7 4 (3.51%) Dell
7 4 (3.51%) EMC
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.63%) Juniper
8 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.63%) Symantec
8 3 (2.63%) Veritas
9 2 (1.75%) arcserve
9 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.75%) Varonis
10 1 (0.88%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.88%) Lotus
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