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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 556 580 562
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 65 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £209 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +69.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £35.00 £17.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.67 £41.40 £24.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +69.04%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 2016.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 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 8 December 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
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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 +21 59 £350 +9.80% 14
London 0 23 £388 +19.23% 5
South East +39 18 £375 - 4
Surrey +18 8 £375 -11.76%
North West +13 5 £325 - 2
Berkshire +12 5 £325 +8.33%
East of England +6 5 £288 +76.92% 1
Birmingham -5 5 £350 -
West Midlands -5 5 £350 - 1
Scotland +14 4 £270 -20.00%
Suffolk - 4 £300 -
Reading 0 3 £363 -
Guildford - 3 £425 -
City of London - 3 £356 -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +25 2 £420 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £375 -3.22% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £330 +33.33% 1
Manchester - 2 £325 - 2
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh +23 1 £315 -32.11%
West Yorkshire +14 1 £360 +45.45% 1
Bradford +13 1 £360 -
Norfolk +10 1 £235 +44.61%
South West +10 1 £425 +70.00%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £300 -
Glasgow +2 1 £225 -33.33%
Gloucestershire -3 1 £425 +70.00%
Kent - 1 £315 -
Stirling - 1 - -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (64.96%) Windows Server
3 71 (60.68%) Active Directory
4 61 (52.14%) VMware
5 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
6 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (30.77%) Firewall
8 31 (26.50%) Citrix
9 30 (25.64%) SAN
10 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
11 28 (23.93%) Cisco
11 28 (23.93%) PowerShell
12 24 (20.51%) DNS
13 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (17.95%) Hyper-V
15 19 (16.24%) Linux
16 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.38%) HP
17 17 (14.53%) IIS
17 17 (14.53%) Office 365
18 16 (13.68%) ITIL
18 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
18 16 (13.68%) Finance
18 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
18 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (12.82%) SCCM
19 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (11.97%) CCNA

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 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.53%) IIS
3 13 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) Apache
7 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Office 365
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.13%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.77%) Firewall
2 30 (25.64%) SAN
3 24 (20.51%) DNS
4 14 (11.97%) DHCP
5 12 (10.26%) LAN
6 10 (8.55%) WAN
7 9 (7.69%) VPN
8 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.84%) VLAN
9 6 (5.13%) Skype
10 5 (4.27%) Internet
10 5 (4.27%) MPLS
10 5 (4.27%) NAS
10 5 (4.27%) SMTP
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.42%) FTP
11 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.42%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (3.42%) WLAN
12 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) MSI
3 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) BYOD
5 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.71%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (64.96%) Windows Server
3 49 (41.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.24%) Linux
7 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.42%) CentOS
10 4 (3.42%) Solaris
10 4 (3.42%) Unix
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.56%) Android
11 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.85%) SUSE
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) ITIL
2 9 (7.69%) Migration
3 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
4 7 (5.98%) High Availability
5 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.42%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (2.56%) Change Management
7 3 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.56%) DevOps
7 3 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.56%) Server Building
7 3 (2.56%) Service Management
7 3 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) VBScript
4 4 (3.42%) Perl
4 4 (3.42%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.97%) CCNA
3 12 (10.26%) MCSE
3 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.27%) CCNP
5 5 (4.27%) Degree
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) MCSA
6 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CEH
7 2 (1.71%) CISSP
7 2 (1.71%) GCIH
7 2 (1.71%) GIAC
7 2 (1.71%) MCP
7 2 (1.71%) RHCT
8 1 (0.85%) CCA
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 71 (60.68%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.97%) vSphere
5 11 (9.40%) XenApp
6 8 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.27%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.42%) vCloud
9 3 (2.56%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.85%) UAG
11 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) SCCM
2 9 (7.69%) SCOM
3 8 (6.84%) Puppet
3 8 (6.84%) WSUS
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.56%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.71%) Ansible
5 2 (1.71%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.71%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.85%) vRealize
6 1 (0.85%) WMI
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (52.14%) VMware
2 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.50%) Citrix
4 28 (23.93%) Cisco
5 18 (15.38%) HP
6 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.69%) NetApp
8 8 (6.84%) Symantec
9 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.98%) EMC
9 7 (5.98%) Juniper
10 6 (5.13%) Dell
11 3 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.56%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.56%) Reuters
11 3 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.56%) Sun
12 2 (1.71%) IBM
12 2 (1.71%) Intel Security
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