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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 583 563 566
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 64 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 41
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.84%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 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 4 May 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 -32 59 £350 -13.84% 11
London -16 35 £350 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire 0 9 £317 +5.50% 3
West Yorkshire +9 7 £325 - 2
South East -13 7 £335 -10.66% 2
City of London +39 6 £425 +25.92% 1
Hampshire +2 4 £275 -31.25%
Leeds -3 4 £350 - 2
Scotland -12 4 £550 +205.55%
North West - 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
East of England +10 2 £375 +120.58%
Surrey -6 2 £425 -
West Midlands -12 2 £265 - 1
Woking - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire +7 1 - -
North Yorkshire +5 1 £280 -6.66%
Birmingham -3 1 £200 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 - 1
Sidcup - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £425 -
York - 1 £280 -
Sheffield - 1 £265 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (66.99%) Windows Server
3 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
4 51 (49.51%) VMware
5 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
8 28 (27.18%) Citrix
9 26 (25.24%) DNS
10 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (23.30%) MS Exchange
10 24 (23.30%) SAN
10 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (22.33%) SQL
11 23 (22.33%) ITIL
12 19 (18.45%) IIS
12 19 (18.45%) PowerShell
12 19 (18.45%) SCCM
13 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
13 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
14 17 (16.50%) Finance
14 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
15 16 (15.53%) Migration
15 16 (15.53%) DHCP
16 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
16 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (13.59%) XenApp
17 14 (13.59%) Linux
17 14 (13.59%) HP

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 (23.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.45%) IIS
3 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.77%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.91%) Apache
9 3 (2.91%) Confluence
10 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.97%) JBoss
11 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Office 365
2 6 (5.83%) SaaS
3 5 (4.85%) IaaS
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.91%) PaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) DNS
2 24 (23.30%) SAN
3 16 (15.53%) DHCP
4 14 (13.59%) Firewall
5 8 (7.77%) VPN
6 7 (6.80%) LAN
6 7 (6.80%) WAN
7 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.88%) FTP
8 4 (3.88%) NAS
8 4 (3.88%) VLAN
8 4 (3.88%) Wireless
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.91%) Internet
9 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.91%) SMTP
9 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.94%) MPLS
10 2 (1.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.97%) Maven
3 1 (0.97%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.97%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) RESTful
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) MAPI
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.91%) Wiki
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
7 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (66.99%) Windows Server
3 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
7 14 (13.59%) Linux
8 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.85%) CentOS
10 4 (3.88%) Unix
11 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.94%) Solaris
12 2 (1.94%) SUSE
12 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.97%) AIX
13 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Migration
3 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (6.80%) Change Management
4 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.80%) Server Building
5 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.83%) Project Management
6 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.88%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.88%) Server Hardening
8 3 (2.91%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (2.91%) CRM
8 3 (2.91%) Data Management
9 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.94%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (1.94%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.94%) Service Management
9 2 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.83%) Perl
4 4 (3.88%) Python
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) C#
6 2 (1.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) AWK
7 1 (0.97%) Java
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) sed
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.85%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.94%) CCNP
6 2 (1.94%) CEH
6 2 (1.94%) CISSP
6 2 (1.94%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) GCIH
6 2 (1.94%) GIAC
6 2 (1.94%) RHCT
7 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.97%) MCITP
7 1 (0.97%) MCTS
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) XenApp
5 11 (10.68%) vSphere
6 10 (9.71%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.83%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.91%) XenServer
11 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.97%) Samba
11 1 (0.97%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) SCOM
3 7 (6.80%) Puppet
4 6 (5.83%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.85%) WSUS
6 4 (3.88%) Nagios
6 4 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.91%) EdgeSight
7 3 (2.91%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.91%) vMotion
7 3 (2.91%) vRealize
8 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.97%) Cacti
9 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.97%) Netcool
9 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (49.51%) VMware
2 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.18%) Citrix
4 14 (13.59%) HP
5 13 (12.62%) Cisco
6 12 (11.65%) NetApp
7 7 (6.80%) Symantec
8 6 (5.83%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 5 (4.85%) Juniper
9 5 (4.85%) Mitel
9 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.91%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.91%) Veritas
11 2 (1.94%) arcserve
11 2 (1.94%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.97%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.97%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.97%) WatchGuard