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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 525 589 531
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 57 38 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.079% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 53
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £254 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 +40 53 £350 +7.69% 25
London +21 18 £363 +11.53% 5
South East +18 16 £350 -12.50% 11
Oxfordshire +4 6 £350 -17.64% 1
North West +32 5 £325 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +8 5 £350 -
Oxford - 5 £330 -
Suffolk - 5 £288 -
Birmingham - 5 £350 -
East of England - 5 £288 -
City of London -3 4 £419 +34.00% 1
Scotland +29 3 £225 -23.40%
Surrey +13 3 £397 -6.64% 3
Manchester - 3 £325 - 3
Hampshire +13 2 £420 - 1
Berkshire +12 2 - - 3
Glasgow +6 2 £200 -40.74%
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £288 -
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +24 1 £350 +3.70% 3
Yorkshire +12 1 £350 +3.70% 5
Leeds +7 1 £350 - 1
Reading +7 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £315 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Uckfield - 1 £275 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 70 (64.81%) Windows Server
4 55 (50.93%) VMware
5 43 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (29.63%) Firewall
9 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
10 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
11 24 (22.22%) SAN
11 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 22 (20.37%) Citrix
12 22 (20.37%) Cisco
13 20 (18.52%) DNS
14 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (16.67%) Windows 7
16 17 (15.74%) HP
17 16 (14.81%) Office 365
18 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (13.89%) Linux
18 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
19 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
19 14 (12.96%) SCCM
20 13 (12.04%) ITIL
21 12 (11.11%) SQL
21 12 (11.11%) Banking
21 12 (11.11%) vSphere
22 11 (10.19%) Finance

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 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.26%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.41%) IIS
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Office 365
2 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) Firewall
2 24 (22.22%) SAN
3 20 (18.52%) DNS
4 11 (10.19%) DHCP
5 10 (9.26%) LAN
6 9 (8.33%) WAN
7 8 (7.41%) VPN
8 6 (5.56%) MPLS
9 5 (4.63%) SMTP
9 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.63%) VLAN
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.70%) FTP
10 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.70%) Skype
11 3 (2.78%) NAS
11 3 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.78%) Wireless
12 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.11%) Banking
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.56%) Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.78%) PKI
4 3 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (1.85%) BYOD
5 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (64.81%) Windows Server
3 43 (39.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 15 (13.89%) Linux
8 10 (9.26%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.63%) Unix
10 4 (3.70%) CentOS
10 4 (3.70%) Solaris
10 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.93%) SUSE
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.04%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Migration
3 8 (7.41%) High Availability
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.70%) DevOps
5 4 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.78%) Service Management
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.85%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (1.85%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (1.85%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (1.85%) Release Management
7 2 (1.85%) Service Design
7 2 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (4.63%) VBScript
4 4 (3.70%) Perl
4 4 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) CCNA
1 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) CCNP
4 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.85%) CEH
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) RHCT
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) GCIH
7 1 (0.93%) GIAC
7 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 72 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.11%) vSphere
5 9 (8.33%) XenApp
6 8 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.63%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.70%) vCloud
10 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) SCOM
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.85%) Ansible
5 2 (1.85%) AppDNA
5 2 (1.85%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.85%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.85%) SCSM
6 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (50.93%) VMware
2 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.37%) Cisco
3 22 (20.37%) Citrix
4 17 (15.74%) HP
5 9 (8.33%) Symantec
6 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.48%) EMC
8 6 (5.56%) Dell
8 6 (5.56%) Juniper
9 3 (2.78%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.78%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.78%) Reuters
9 3 (2.78%) Sun
10 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 2 (1.85%) Veeam
11 1 (0.93%) Lumension
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