The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Windows Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 608 602 582
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 44 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 33
Median daily rate £300 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £178 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -34 37 £317 -2.61% 20
London -1 19 £400 +23.07% 3
South East +16 10 £300 -20.00% 4
Surrey - 7 £300 - 1
East of England +1 4 £263 -12.50% 2
Scotland +16 3 £300 -35.34%
Yorkshire +5 3 £317 +75.83% 6
West Yorkshire -2 3 £317 +80.85% 4
Guildford - 3 £425 -
Edinburgh +18 2 £300 -35.34%
Leeds +10 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire -3 2 £263 -
Luton - 2 £263 -
North West +14 1 £275 -15.38% 1
City of London +13 1 £425 +14.86%
Cheshire +3 1 £275 -15.38%
Berkshire +1 1 - - 1
Norfolk -3 1 £235 +39.25% 1
Coatbridge - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Wales - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £150 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Horsham - 1 £400 -
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Norwich - 1 £235 - 1

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (67.00%) Windows Server
3 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
4 53 (53.00%) VMware
5 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 50 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
10 30 (30.00%) SAN
11 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (25.00%) Cisco
11 25 (25.00%) Citrix
12 23 (23.00%) Firewall
12 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (22.00%) ITIL
14 21 (21.00%) DNS
15 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
15 19 (19.00%) IIS
16 17 (17.00%) SQL
16 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (16.00%) Office 365
18 15 (15.00%) SCCM
18 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
18 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
18 15 (15.00%) CCNA
18 15 (15.00%) NetApp
18 15 (15.00%) HP
18 15 (15.00%) MS Excel

Windows 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 32 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.00%) IIS
3 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.00%) Skype for Business
5 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.00%) Apache
9 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Office 365
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.00%) SaaS
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.00%) SAN
2 23 (23.00%) Firewall
3 21 (21.00%) DNS
4 13 (13.00%) DHCP
5 11 (11.00%) LAN
5 11 (11.00%) VLAN
5 11 (11.00%) WAN
6 9 (9.00%) VPN
7 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (6.00%) NAS
10 5 (5.00%) Internet
10 5 (5.00%) Skype
11 4 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.00%) FTP
11 4 (4.00%) MPLS
11 4 (4.00%) SMTP
11 4 (4.00%) Wireless
12 3 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) MSI
3 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Legal
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) CMDB
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (67.00%) Windows Server
3 50 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.00%) Linux
8 7 (7.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.00%) CentOS
9 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.00%) Android
10 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.00%) Unix
11 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) ITIL
2 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.00%) Migration
5 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.00%) High Availability
5 4 (4.00%) Server Building
6 3 (3.00%) Change Control
6 3 (3.00%) Change Management
6 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.00%) Data Management
6 3 (3.00%) DevOps
6 3 (3.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.00%) Server Hardening
6 3 (3.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.00%) Python
5 2 (2.00%) VBScript
6 1 (1.00%) AWK
6 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) sed
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.00%) CCNA
3 8 (8.00%) MCSE
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) CCNP
6 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) CISSP
7 2 (2.00%) GCIH
7 2 (2.00%) GIAC
7 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CCA
8 1 (1.00%) CEH
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.00%) MCITP
8 1 (1.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) vSphere
5 9 (9.00%) XenApp
6 6 (6.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.00%) vCloud
8 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.00%) DFS Replication
9 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.00%) Samba
11 1 (1.00%) StorNext
11 1 (1.00%) UAG
11 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.00%) SCOM
3 7 (7.00%) WSUS
4 4 (4.00%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.00%) Ansible
5 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.00%) Salt
7 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.00%) vRealize
7 1 (1.00%) WMI
7 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (53.00%) VMware
2 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.00%) Cisco
3 25 (25.00%) Citrix
4 15 (15.00%) HP
4 15 (15.00%) NetApp
5 7 (7.00%) Symantec
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
6 6 (6.00%) Juniper
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (4.00%) EMC
7 4 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.00%) Mitel
9 2 (2.00%) AppSense
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) Veeam
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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