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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 606 585 592
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 14 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£311 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.87 - -

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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 13 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 27 August 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 -28 14 £311 +3.75% 5
London +13 6 £394 - 3
Yorkshire - 5 £310 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £310 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
East of England +1 1 - -
City of London - 1 £313 -
Manchester - 1 £310 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £310 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) DNS
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) DHCP
8 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (27.27%) Migration
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) LAN
11 8 (24.24%) WAN
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
11 8 (24.24%) Citrix
12 7 (21.21%) Change Management
12 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
12 7 (21.21%) IIS
12 7 (21.21%) SCCM
12 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
13 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (18.18%) DevOps
14 5 (15.15%) Server Building
14 5 (15.15%) Finance
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (12.12%) Windows 7

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (21.21%) IIS
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Lync
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) DMZ
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) IPv4
7 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSL
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) DTV
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Server Building
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
3 3 (9.09%) vMotion
4 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) AppSense
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds