The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Engineer was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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.

Infrastructure Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 127 151
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.85% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 34
Median daily rate £326 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.41% +18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £321 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +80.85% -6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (56.25%) VMware
4 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
5 19 (39.58%) SAN
6 18 (37.50%) Citrix
6 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) SCCM
8 16 (33.33%) Finance
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (29.17%) DNS
11 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
12 12 (25.00%) HP
12 12 (25.00%) Firewall
13 11 (22.92%) Banking
13 11 (22.92%) DHCP
13 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
14 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
15 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (18.75%) Cisco
15 9 (18.75%) NetApp
16 8 (16.67%) Linux
16 8 (16.67%) SQL
16 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (16.67%) XenApp
17 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (14.58%) High Availability
17 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
5 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) IIS
7 1 (2.08%) Apache
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) IaaS
5 2 (4.17%) GitHub
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) SAN
2 14 (29.17%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 11 (22.92%) DHCP
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) IPsec
7 4 (8.33%) Internet
7 4 (8.33%) Skype
7 4 (8.33%) SSL
8 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.25%) NAS
8 3 (6.25%) SMTP
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.17%) FTP
9 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.08%) LAN
10 1 (2.08%) LDAP
10 1 (2.08%) VoIP
10 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) JMS
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.08%) REST
1 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Unix
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) High Availability
2 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (6.25%) DevOps
3 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CCA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) CCSA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) HNC
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) MCP
2 1 (2.08%) MCSA
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) VCP6
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) XenApp
5 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.42%) vSphere
7 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (6.25%) BitLocker
8 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.17%) DFS Replication
9 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (4.17%) XenServer
10 1 (2.08%) Docker
10 1 (2.08%) Firmware
10 1 (2.08%) GPFS
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.17%) SCSM
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Control-M
6 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.08%) Puppet
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Citrix
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) NetApp
5 6 (12.50%) Symantec
6 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.42%) Splunk
7 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) Veeam
8 2 (4.17%) BMC
8 2 (4.17%) CommVault
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) Reuters
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (4.17%) Veritas
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Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
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