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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 558 583 551
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 36 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 49
Median daily rate £303 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £291 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +39 35 £309 -17.66% 14
London +20 14 £363 +3.57% 5
South East +23 12 £288 -25.32% 4
City of London -2 4 £450 +20.00%
Oxford - 4 £260 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £260 -
North West +13 3 £170 -54.66%
Kent +7 3 £303 -26.93%
Tunbridge Wells +9 2 £295 -28.74%
East Midlands +2 2 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £170 -
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Scotland +30 1 £175 -48.14%
Berkshire +16 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +15 1 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire +15 1 £350 - 2
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Glasgow +3 1 £175 -48.14%
West Sussex -11 1 £225 - 1
South West - 1 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 £288 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £288 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £288 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £225 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (65.42%) Active Directory
3 68 (63.55%) Windows Server
4 54 (50.47%) VMware
5 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
7 41 (38.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (28.97%) Firewall
9 26 (24.30%) Hyper-V
10 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (23.36%) PowerShell
11 24 (22.43%) SAN
11 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
12 22 (20.56%) Citrix
13 20 (18.69%) Cisco
14 19 (17.76%) DNS
15 18 (16.82%) Windows 7
15 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (15.89%) HP
17 16 (14.95%) Linux
18 15 (14.02%) SCCM
18 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
18 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
19 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (13.08%) Office 365
20 13 (12.15%) ITIL
20 13 (12.15%) Migration
21 12 (11.21%) Banking
21 12 (11.21%) Skype for Business
21 12 (11.21%) Data Centre

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 24 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.48%) IIS
5 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (13.08%) Office 365
2 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.67%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.87%) IaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) Firewall
2 24 (22.43%) SAN
3 19 (17.76%) DNS
4 10 (9.35%) DHCP
4 10 (9.35%) LAN
5 9 (8.41%) WAN
6 6 (5.61%) VPN
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.67%) MPLS
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
8 4 (3.74%) FTP
8 4 (3.74%) Skype
8 4 (3.74%) SMTP
9 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.80%) Wireless
10 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.87%) NAS
10 2 (1.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.21%) Banking
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) BYOD
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (63.55%) Windows Server
3 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (38.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.82%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.95%) Linux
7 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.54%) Unix
9 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.61%) Solaris
10 5 (4.67%) CentOS
11 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.93%) SUSE
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.15%) ITIL
1 13 (12.15%) Migration
2 7 (6.54%) High Availability
3 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (4.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
4 4 (3.74%) DevOps
4 4 (3.74%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (3.74%) Service Management
5 3 (2.80%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (2.80%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (2.80%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (1.87%) Capacity Management
6 2 (1.87%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (1.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.87%) Process Improvement
6 2 (1.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.28%) SQL
3 5 (4.67%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) VBScript
4 4 (3.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (8.41%) MCSE
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.48%) CCNA
3 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) CCNP
6 3 (2.80%) Degree
6 3 (2.80%) MCP
6 3 (2.80%) MCSA
6 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.87%) CEH
7 2 (1.87%) MCITP
7 2 (1.87%) RHCT
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) GCIH
8 1 (0.93%) GIAC
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (65.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.30%) Hyper-V
3 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.35%) vSphere
4 10 (9.35%) XenApp
5 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.54%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.80%) vCloud
8 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.93%) Firmware
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) SCCM
2 8 (7.48%) SCOM
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.61%) Puppet
4 4 (3.74%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.74%) WSUS
5 2 (1.87%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.87%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.87%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.87%) SCSM
6 1 (0.93%) Ansible
6 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) VMware
2 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.56%) Citrix
4 20 (18.69%) Cisco
5 17 (15.89%) HP
6 11 (10.28%) Symantec
7 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.54%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.54%) Dell
8 7 (6.54%) EMC
9 6 (5.61%) Juniper
10 3 (2.80%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.80%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.80%) Reuters
10 3 (2.80%) Sun
11 2 (1.87%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.87%) IBM
11 2 (1.87%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.87%) Lumension
11 2 (1.87%) NetApp