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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 606 560 553
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 50 89 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.17% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 29
Median daily rate £350 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £525 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 29 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 28 May 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 -55 45 £340 -6.20% 10
London -39 22 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +15 12 £317 +5.50% 2
West Yorkshire +7 10 £325 - 2
Leeds 0 6 £400 - 2
South East -11 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Scotland -14 4 £550 +205.55%
City of London +33 3 £425 +25.92% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £265 - 2
East of England +5 2 £375 +24.48%
Birmingham +5 2 £200 -
Surrey -12 2 £425 +41.66%
Woking - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £280 -6.66%
Bristol 0 1 £488 - 1
Berkshire -8 1 - -
South West -9 1 £488 +143.75% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Norfolk - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £425 -
York - 1 £280 -
Sheffield - 1 £265 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 64 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 60 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 47 (47.00%) VMware
5 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
7 39 (39.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (28.00%) Citrix
8 28 (28.00%) DNS
9 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (23.00%) SAN
10 23 (23.00%) SQL
10 23 (23.00%) ITIL
10 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
11 22 (22.00%) IIS
11 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
12 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
13 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
13 17 (17.00%) DHCP
13 17 (17.00%) Finance
14 16 (16.00%) Migration
15 15 (15.00%) Firewall
15 15 (15.00%) HP
15 15 (15.00%) XenApp
15 15 (15.00%) SCCM
16 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
16 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (14.00%) Data Centre
17 13 (13.00%) 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 22 (22.00%) IIS
1 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.00%) SaaS
2 6 (6.00%) Office 365
3 5 (5.00%) IaaS
4 3 (3.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) DNS
2 23 (23.00%) SAN
3 17 (17.00%) DHCP
4 15 (15.00%) Firewall
5 8 (8.00%) VPN
6 6 (6.00%) LAN
6 6 (6.00%) WAN
7 5 (5.00%) VLAN
7 5 (5.00%) Wireless
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.00%) FTP
8 4 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (3.00%) NAS
9 3 (3.00%) SMTP
9 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.00%) Internet
10 2 (2.00%) MPLS
10 2 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.00%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Advertising
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) RESTful
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) MAPI
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.00%) Clustering
5 5 (5.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.00%) Wiki
7 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.00%) CMDB
8 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) NHS
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (39.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.00%) Linux
8 5 (5.00%) CentOS
8 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.00%) Unix
10 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.00%) AIX
12 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.00%) SUSE
12 1 (1.00%) VMS
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
3 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.00%) Change Management
4 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.00%) Server Building
5 6 (6.00%) Project Management
5 6 (6.00%) Server Hardening
6 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.00%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (3.00%) CRM
7 3 (3.00%) Data Management
7 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.00%) SIEM
8 2 (2.00%) Change Control
8 2 (2.00%) DevOps
8 2 (2.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
1 23 (23.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) Perl
3 4 (4.00%) Python
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) C
5 2 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) AWK
6 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.00%) Java
6 1 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.00%) CCNA
4 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.00%) CISSP
5 3 (3.00%) GCIH
5 3 (3.00%) GIAC
6 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.00%) CCNP
6 2 (2.00%) CEH
6 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) RHCT
7 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.00%) XenApp
5 10 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (9.00%) vSphere
7 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.00%) XenServer
10 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.00%) Samba
10 1 (1.00%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) SCOM
3 8 (8.00%) Puppet
4 6 (6.00%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.00%) WSUS
5 4 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.00%) EdgeSight
6 3 (3.00%) Nagios
6 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.00%) vMotion
7 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.00%) vRealize
8 1 (1.00%) Ansible
8 1 (1.00%) cPanel
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Salt
8 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.00%) SCSM
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) VMware
2 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.00%) Citrix
4 15 (15.00%) HP
5 12 (12.00%) Cisco
5 12 (12.00%) NetApp
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
6 6 (6.00%) Symantec
7 5 (5.00%) Juniper
7 5 (5.00%) Mitel
8 4 (4.00%) EMC
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.00%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.00%) Veritas
10 2 (2.00%) arcserve
10 2 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.00%) CommVault
11 1 (1.00%) IBM
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle
11 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
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