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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 613 561 578
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 48 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 34
Median daily rate £317 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 25 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 29 July 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 -44 46 £317 -11.15% 16
London -31 18 £313 -15.25% 7
Yorkshire +4 17 £317 -15.60% 3
West Yorkshire +7 16 £321 -14.46% 2
Leeds +9 11 £350 -6.66%
East of England +13 6 £275 -23.07% 2
City of London +46 3 £338 +10.20% 2
Essex - 3 £300 -
Luton +2 2 £263 -8.69%
Bedfordshire 0 2 £263 -23.63%
Birmingham -10 2 - -
West Midlands -23 2 - - 2
Chelmsford - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 - - 2
Watford +1 1 - -
South East 0 1 £400 +14.28% 1
North West -1 1 £275 -11.29% 1
South West -7 1 £488 +143.75%
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £488 -
Sheffield - 1 £265 -
Horsham - 1 £400 -
Basildon - 1 £260 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 - 1

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (66.07%) Windows Server
3 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
3 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
4 56 (50.00%) VMware
5 54 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (33.04%) Citrix
8 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (26.79%) MS Exchange
10 29 (25.89%) SAN
11 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
12 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (23.21%) ITIL
13 25 (22.32%) DNS
14 24 (21.43%) IIS
15 23 (20.54%) SQL
15 23 (20.54%) SCCM
16 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 20 (17.86%) NetApp
17 20 (17.86%) Firewall
18 19 (16.96%) Cisco
18 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
18 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (16.07%) XenApp
20 17 (15.18%) DHCP
20 17 (15.18%) Finance
21 15 (13.39%) HP
21 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
22 14 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 30 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.43%) IIS
3 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.61%) Skype for Business
5 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.68%) Apache
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.89%) Confluence
10 1 (0.89%) JBoss
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (10.71%) Office 365
2 6 (5.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) IaaS
4 2 (1.79%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) SAN
2 25 (22.32%) DNS
3 20 (17.86%) Firewall
4 17 (15.18%) DHCP
5 11 (9.82%) LAN
5 11 (9.82%) WAN
6 8 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.14%) VLAN
6 8 (7.14%) VPN
7 7 (6.25%) Internet
8 5 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.46%) NAS
9 4 (3.57%) Skype
9 4 (3.57%) Wireless
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (2.68%) FTP
10 3 (2.68%) MPLS
10 3 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) MSI
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) RESTful
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) MAPI
3 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 2 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (66.07%) Windows Server
3 54 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (44.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
7 13 (11.61%) Linux
8 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.57%) CentOS
9 4 (3.57%) Unix
9 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.79%) Android
11 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.79%) Solaris
11 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Migration
3 11 (9.82%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (6.25%) Server Building
6 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.36%) Change Management
7 5 (4.46%) Server Hardening
8 4 (3.57%) Data Management
8 4 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (2.68%) Change Control
9 3 (2.68%) CRM
9 3 (2.68%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.68%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.68%) SIEM
10 2 (1.79%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.79%) DevOps
10 2 (1.79%) High Availability
10 2 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) PowerShell
2 23 (20.54%) SQL
3 5 (4.46%) Perl
4 4 (3.57%) Python
5 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) C#
7 1 (0.89%) AWK
7 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.89%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) sed
7 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.82%) CCNA
3 7 (6.25%) MCSE
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.68%) CCNP
5 3 (2.68%) CISSP
5 3 (2.68%) GCIH
5 3 (2.68%) GIAC
6 2 (1.79%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CEH
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) RHCT
6 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) CCA
7 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.07%) XenApp
4 14 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.71%) vSphere
6 9 (8.04%) XenDesktop
7 8 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (3.57%) DFS Replication
10 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.68%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.68%) XenServer
12 2 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.89%) StorNext
13 1 (0.89%) vCloud
13 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (20.54%) SCCM
2 12 (10.71%) SCOM
3 8 (7.14%) Puppet
3 8 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.36%) WSUS
5 5 (4.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.79%) vMotion
6 2 (1.79%) vRealize
7 1 (0.89%) Ansible
7 1 (0.89%) cPanel
7 1 (0.89%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.89%) Salt
7 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.89%) SCSM
7 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 56 (50.00%) VMware
3 37 (33.04%) Citrix
4 20 (17.86%) NetApp
5 19 (16.96%) Cisco
6 15 (13.39%) HP
7 7 (6.25%) Dell
7 7 (6.25%) Symantec
8 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.46%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (4.46%) EMC
9 5 (4.46%) Juniper
9 5 (4.46%) Mitel
10 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.79%) AppSense
12 1 (0.89%) Brocade
12 1 (0.89%) F5
12 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.89%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.89%) WatchGuard
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