The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 575 567 578
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 18 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £430 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £430 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £430 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 8 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 25 July 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 -11 18 £290 -32.55% 2
London +10 8 - - 1
East of England - 3 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Uckfield - - - -
Watford - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
3 21 (48.84%) VMware
4 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
5 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
7 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 11 (25.58%) SCCM
10 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
14 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (11.63%) Cisco
14 5 (11.63%) vSphere
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
15 4 (9.30%) XenApp
15 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (9.30%) DNS
15 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (9.30%) DHCP
15 4 (9.30%) MCSE
15 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
15 4 (9.30%) Migration
16 3 (6.98%) Symantec
16 3 (6.98%) Firewall

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) IPv4
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.33%) Clustering
1 1 (2.33%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Migration
1 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
2 2 (4.65%) Change Control
3 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.33%) Logistics
3 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
7 1 (2.33%) AppSense