Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 275 260
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.043% 0.058% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.061% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Central London median daily rate £385 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -16.13% +4.73%
10th Percentile £315 £296 £264
90th Percentile £479 £528 £438
London median daily rate £431 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +13.49% +1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 8,912 8,140 7,494
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 94.75% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,893 6,335 5,805
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 88
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +5.19% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.20 £34.14 £55.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.23
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.60% +1.13%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 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 -19 2 £460 +41.54% 4
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Windows Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam