Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 5 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 135 167
Rank change year-on-year +42 +32 -4
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 42 106 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.81% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 84 74
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £341
90th Percentile £519 £596 £634
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -75.56% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,006 5,856 6,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.83% 90.04% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,396 4,572 4,863
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £328
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +11.39% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £51.08 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.05%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (26.19%) Banking
5 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
5 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 11 (26.19%) Azure
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.81%) High Availability
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 8 (19.05%) SCCM
9 7 (16.67%) AWS
9 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (11.90%) DevOps
12 4 (9.52%) GCP
12 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
12 4 (9.52%) Terraform
12 4 (9.52%) SaaS
12 4 (9.52%) Product Management
12 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (9.52%) IaaS

Infrastructure Engineering
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 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Azure
2 7 (16.67%) AWS
3 4 (9.52%) GCP
3 4 (9.52%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) GitHub
4 3 (7.14%) Office 365
4 3 (7.14%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.38%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.38%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SNMP
4 1 (2.38%) SSH
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Data Scientist
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) Anaconda
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Redux
2 1 (2.38%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) High Availability
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Product Management
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Data Science
6 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VB
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Go
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) Terraform
3 3 (7.14%) Ansible
3 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Avamar
5 1 (2.38%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (2.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Salt
5 1 (2.38%) vRealize
5 1 (2.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) McAfee
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 2 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (4.76%) UiPath
5 2 (4.76%) Zerto
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Clearswift