Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 167 163
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 165 113 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.78% 1.30% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 87 81
Central London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +7.59%
10th Percentile £307 £280 £323
90th Percentile £575 £625 £588
London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £23.13 - -
London median hourly rate £23.84 £90.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -73.52% +172.73% -23.26%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,146 7,751 6,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.10% 89.25% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,283 6,049 5,392
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 61
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.60 £34.62 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% - +12.50%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Central London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Central London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Central London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Central London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Central London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the Central London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 134 £428 +0.59% 50
City of Westminster -3 4 £406 +9.80%
West End of London -28 4 £400 +6.67%
Southwark -31 1 £450 -10.00%
Infrastructure Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 85 (51.52%) Windows
2 73 (44.24%) Active Directory
3 58 (35.15%) VMware
4 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
5 49 (29.70%) Windows Server
6 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (26.67%) Finance
8 38 (23.03%) Office 365
9 37 (22.42%) Cisco
9 37 (22.42%) DNS
10 34 (20.61%) Citrix
11 33 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
13 30 (18.18%) SCCM
14 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (15.15%) ITIL
15 25 (15.15%) MS Exchange
15 25 (15.15%) DHCP
16 23 (13.94%) Linux
17 22 (13.33%) Migration
18 20 (12.12%) Firewall
18 20 (12.12%) Terraform
19 19 (11.52%) CheckPoint
19 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (10.91%) Hyper-V
20 18 (10.91%) SQL
21 16 (9.70%) HP
21 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
21 16 (9.70%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.67%) IIS
4 10 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.82%) Apache
6 3 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (23.03%) Office 365
3 33 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.45%) IaaS
5 9 (5.45%) PaaS
6 8 (4.85%) Serverless
7 4 (2.42%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.42%) SaaS
8 2 (1.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.61%) Datadog
9 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.42%) DNS
2 25 (15.15%) DHCP
3 20 (12.12%) Firewall
4 12 (7.27%) SAN
4 12 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.27%) WAN
5 10 (6.06%) LAN
6 9 (5.45%) Skype
7 8 (4.85%) VPN
8 6 (3.64%) OSPF
8 6 (3.64%) VoIP
9 5 (3.03%) HTTP
10 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.42%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.82%) MPLS
11 3 (1.82%) Network Security
11 3 (1.82%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Power BI
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.03%) MSI
3 3 (1.82%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) GitLab
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Banking
2 11 (6.67%) Legal
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
3 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.21%) Advertising
5 2 (1.21%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (70.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (8.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.48%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (7.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) IT Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (1.82%) Kafka
2 3 (1.82%) LDAP
2 3 (1.82%) Middleware
3 2 (1.21%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.45%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.24%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.82%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.82%) PKI
6 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Clustering
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.21%) Fintech
7 2 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.52%) Windows
2 49 (29.70%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.94%) Linux
4 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.48%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.42%) CentOS
8 4 (2.42%) Unix
9 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.15%) ITIL
2 22 (13.33%) Migration
3 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.48%) DevOps
5 12 (7.27%) Identity Management
6 11 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (5.45%) Change Control
8 9 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.45%) Storage Management
9 7 (4.24%) Patch Management
9 7 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.64%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.91%) SQL
3 11 (6.67%) Python
4 4 (2.42%) C
4 4 (2.42%) Java
4 4 (2.42%) Ruby
5 3 (1.82%) Go
5 3 (1.82%) Perl
5 3 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) AWK
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) sed
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.24%) Degree
5 6 (3.64%) CCNA
5 6 (3.64%) MCSE
6 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.82%) CCNP
8 2 (1.21%) CISSP
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.21%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.61%) CCA
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.61%) GIAC
9 1 (0.61%) MCSA
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (44.24%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (7.88%) XenApp
6 9 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.24%) vSphere
7 7 (4.24%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.64%) Docker
9 4 (2.42%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.82%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.61%) NFS
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (18.18%) SCCM
2 20 (12.12%) Terraform
3 13 (7.88%) SCOM
4 11 (6.67%) Ansible
5 9 (5.45%) Backup Exec
6 8 (4.85%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.42%) Puppet
8 4 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 4 (2.42%) vRealize
8 4 (2.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (2.42%) WSUS
9 3 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.82%) QRadar
9 3 (1.82%) SafeCom
9 3 (1.82%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (35.15%) VMware
2 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
3 37 (22.42%) Cisco
4 34 (20.61%) Citrix
5 19 (11.52%) CheckPoint
6 16 (9.70%) HP
7 15 (9.09%) Ivanti
8 12 (7.27%) Palo Alto
9 10 (6.06%) EMC
9 10 (6.06%) NetApp
10 8 (4.85%) McAfee
10 8 (4.85%) Symantec
10 8 (4.85%) Veritas
11 7 (4.24%) Juniper
12 6 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (3.03%) CommVault
13 5 (3.03%) Okta
13 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.42%) Clearswift
14 4 (2.42%) Sophos