Period
to 15 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 166 171
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 132 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.66% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.58% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 107 77
Central London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £301 £325 £185
90th Percentile £588 £603 £625
London median daily rate £433 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +0.35% +1.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £11.00 - -
London median hourly rate £26.00 £19.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +34.16% +2.00% -41.54%

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 7,177 7,994 7,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.48% 88.11% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,588 6,217 5,482
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 118 73
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.16 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.25 £33.23 £31.35
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year +2.51% -3.74% +8.02%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +31 102 £425 -2.30% 42
West End of London +17 2 £600 +41.18%
Camden - 2 £363 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £265 -
Southwark -6 1 £400 -11.11%
City of Westminster -12 1 £450 -25.00%
Infrastructure Engineering
London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 84 (63.64%) Windows
2 68 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (37.12%) Office 365
4 49 (37.12%) Windows Server
5 48 (36.36%) VMware
6 47 (35.61%) Azure
7 37 (28.03%) PowerShell
8 36 (27.27%) SCCM
9 35 (26.52%) DNS
10 34 (25.76%) Citrix
11 33 (25.00%) Migration
12 31 (23.48%) Finance
13 23 (17.42%) Firewall
13 23 (17.42%) SQL
13 23 (17.42%) AWS
14 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 20 (15.15%) DHCP
15 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (14.39%) Windows 10
16 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
16 18 (13.64%) SharePoint
17 17 (12.88%) IIS
17 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (12.88%) DevOps
18 16 (12.12%) XenApp
19 15 (11.36%) Linux
19 15 (11.36%) Cisco
20 14 (10.61%) ITIL
20 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008

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 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 18 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.88%) IIS
3 10 (7.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.27%) Confluence
5 3 (2.27%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (37.12%) Office 365
2 47 (35.61%) Azure
3 23 (17.42%) AWS
4 10 (7.58%) IaaS
4 10 (7.58%) PaaS
5 9 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (5.30%) GCP
7 6 (4.55%) GitHub
8 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (3.03%) SaaS
8 4 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.27%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.76%) G Suite
10 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.52%) DNS
2 23 (17.42%) Firewall
3 20 (15.15%) DHCP
4 13 (9.85%) SAN
5 10 (7.58%) MPLS
5 10 (7.58%) Skype
6 9 (6.82%) IP Telephony
7 8 (6.06%) Internet
7 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.06%) WAN
8 7 (5.30%) LAN
9 6 (4.55%) NAS
9 6 (4.55%) VPN
10 5 (3.79%) Wireless
11 4 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.27%) BGP
13 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.52%) OSPF
13 2 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.52%) DB2
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Power BI
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) MSI
4 1 (0.76%) MSTest
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (23.48%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 6 (4.55%) Law
3 6 (4.55%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.55%) Publishing
4 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Environmental Health
6 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (74.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (9.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Architect
6 9 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) IT Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) RESTful
1 3 (2.27%) Swagger
2 2 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.76%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) Kafka
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.27%) Blog
5 3 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 84 (63.64%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (14.39%) Windows 10
4 15 (11.36%) Linux
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.27%) Solaris
8 3 (2.27%) Unix
9 2 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Migration
2 17 (12.88%) DevOps
3 14 (10.61%) ITIL
3 14 (10.61%) Project Delivery
4 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.58%) Server Building
6 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.06%) Email Migration
7 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (6.06%) Time Management
8 7 (5.30%) Data Management
8 7 (5.30%) Project Management
9 6 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.79%) Application Packaging
10 5 (3.79%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.79%) Information Security
10 5 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.03%) PowerShell
2 23 (17.42%) SQL
3 9 (6.82%) Python
4 7 (5.30%) Java
4 7 (5.30%) Perl
5 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.52%) C
6 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Go
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) VB
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) MCSE
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.52%) ECDL
4 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.52%) MCITP
4 2 (1.52%) MCSA
4 2 (1.52%) MOS
4 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.76%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) CCIP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) GDPR
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.12%) XenApp
4 12 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.58%) Docker
6 9 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.27%) Firmware
8 3 (2.27%) Shibboleth
8 3 (2.27%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.52%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.52%) vSphere
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (27.27%) SCCM
2 12 (9.09%) Ansible
3 10 (7.58%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.55%) Puppet
5 6 (4.55%) Terraform
6 5 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.79%) WSUS
7 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.27%) SCOM
9 2 (1.52%) vMotion
10 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.76%) Grafana
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.36%) VMware
3 34 (25.76%) Citrix
4 15 (11.36%) Cisco
5 9 (6.82%) HP
6 7 (5.30%) Dell
6 7 (5.30%) Symantec
7 5 (3.79%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.79%) Google
7 5 (3.79%) Reuters
8 4 (3.03%) IBM
8 4 (3.03%) Ivanti
8 4 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.27%) EMC
9 3 (2.27%) Meraki
9 3 (2.27%) Sony
10 2 (1.52%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.52%) Polycom
10 2 (1.52%) Veeam