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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 591 546 572
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 52 95 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 32
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £34.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.00%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 22 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 26 June 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 -35 49 £325 -7.14% 10
London -11 25 £325 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire 0 17 £321 -1.30% 2
West Yorkshire +14 16 £325 -7.14% 2
Leeds -1 11 £325 -13.33% 1
City of London +40 4 £425 +25.92% 1
East of England +12 4 £350 +16.18%
Birmingham -4 2 £200 - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £200 - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £305 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
Bristol +9 1 £488 -
South West -3 1 £488 +143.75% 1
Sidcup - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Basildon - 1 £260 -
Chelmsford - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 £265 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Windows Server
3 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
4 55 (48.67%) VMware
4 55 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
6 50 (44.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (30.97%) Citrix
8 31 (27.43%) SAN
8 31 (27.43%) MS Exchange
9 29 (25.66%) DNS
10 28 (24.78%) ITIL
10 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
12 25 (22.12%) IIS
13 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
13 23 (20.35%) SQL
14 21 (18.58%) Firewall
15 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
16 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
16 19 (16.81%) SCCM
16 19 (16.81%) Finance
16 19 (16.81%) DHCP
16 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (15.93%) NetApp
17 18 (15.93%) XenApp
18 17 (15.04%) Migration
19 16 (14.16%) HP
20 15 (13.27%) Cisco

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 31 (27.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.12%) IIS
3 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.73%) Skype for Business
5 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.65%) Apache
9 3 (2.65%) Confluence
10 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.88%) JBoss
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.08%) Office 365
3 7 (6.19%) SaaS
4 4 (3.54%) IaaS
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.43%) SAN
2 29 (25.66%) DNS
3 21 (18.58%) Firewall
4 19 (16.81%) DHCP
5 10 (8.85%) LAN
5 10 (8.85%) VPN
5 10 (8.85%) WAN
6 8 (7.08%) VLAN
7 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.42%) Internet
9 5 (4.42%) NAS
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.54%) FTP
10 4 (3.54%) Wireless
11 3 (2.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (2.65%) MPLS
11 3 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.65%) SMTP
11 3 (2.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
2 6 (5.31%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) RESTful
2 2 (1.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) MAPI
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Clustering
5 5 (4.42%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) Wiki
7 2 (1.77%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.88%) CMDB
8 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Windows Server
3 55 (48.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (44.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.62%) Linux
8 9 (7.96%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.42%) CentOS
10 4 (3.54%) Unix
11 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.77%) Android
12 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.77%) Solaris
12 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.88%) SUSE
13 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Migration
3 10 (8.85%) Problem Management
4 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.08%) Server Building
6 7 (6.19%) Change Management
7 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.31%) Project Management
7 6 (5.31%) Server Hardening
8 4 (3.54%) Data Management
9 3 (2.65%) Change Control
9 3 (2.65%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (2.65%) CRM
9 3 (2.65%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) SIEM
10 2 (1.77%) High Availability
10 2 (1.77%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (1.77%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
2 23 (20.35%) SQL
3 5 (4.42%) Perl
4 4 (3.54%) Python
5 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.77%) C
6 2 (1.77%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) AWK
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) sed
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.96%) CCNA
3 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.65%) CISSP
5 3 (2.65%) GCIH
5 3 (2.65%) GIAC
6 2 (1.77%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCNP
6 2 (1.77%) CEH
6 2 (1.77%) RHCT
6 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO22301
System Software
1 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.93%) XenApp
5 11 (9.73%) vSphere
6 9 (7.96%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.96%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.65%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.65%) XenServer
11 2 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.88%) StorNext
12 1 (0.88%) UAG
12 1 (0.88%) vCloud
12 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) SCCM
2 14 (12.39%) SCOM
3 8 (7.08%) Puppet
3 8 (7.08%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.31%) WSUS
5 5 (4.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.65%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.65%) vMotion
7 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.77%) vRealize
8 1 (0.88%) cPanel
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (48.67%) VMware
2 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
3 35 (30.97%) Citrix
4 18 (15.93%) NetApp
5 16 (14.16%) HP
6 15 (13.27%) Cisco
7 7 (6.19%) Dell
7 7 (6.19%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (4.42%) EMC
8 5 (4.42%) Mitel
9 4 (3.54%) Juniper
9 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.77%) AppSense
10 2 (1.77%) arcserve
10 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.77%) Veritas
11 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
11 1 (0.88%) Tripwire
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