Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 265 264
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.055% 0.075% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.078% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Central London median daily rate £388 £283 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.17% -33.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £354 £158 £319
90th Percentile £425 £523 £463
London median daily rate £400 £324 £350
% change year-on-year +23.55% -7.50% -3.45%
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 8,681 7,645 7,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.40% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,712 5,821 6,208
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 108 89
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +6.81% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.20 £33.25 £51.11
London median hourly rate £19.37 £21.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -7.77% +9.20% +0.73%

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 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 20 September 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 -23 3 £405 -14.74% 2
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) vMotion
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam