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 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 582 578 567
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 18 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.037% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.040% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £279 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £320 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £289
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -

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
51835 49864 44801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32680 30673 25940
Average daily rate £400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1967 2098
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 2015.

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 15 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 June 2015. 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 -32 17 £310 +3.33% 3
London -15 5 £200 -33.33% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £310 -
Yorkshire - 5 £310 -
South East - 4 £350 - 1
Leeds - 4 £310 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
East of England -4 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 £310 +3.33%
North West -18 1 £310 +11.71%
Oxford - 1 £260 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £260 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) ITIL
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 11 (35.48%) WAN
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) DNS
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) DHCP
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 8 (25.81%) SCCM
9 7 (22.58%) Migration
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.13%) Server Building
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.13%) EMC
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
11 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
11 5 (16.13%) Change Management
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) HP
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (12.90%) NetApp

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) LAN
1 11 (35.48%) WAN
1 11 (35.48%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) DMZ
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Server Building
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) ITSM
7 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.23%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.45%) ARCserve
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
3 2 (6.45%) vMotion
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Lotus
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) Dell