Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 164 156
Rank change year-on-year +45 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 142 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.12% 1.31% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.48% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 80 56
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £291 £243
90th Percentile £550 £625 £531
Central London median daily rate £420 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -1.18% +9.68% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £23.13 - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 5,943 6,222 5,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.89% 88.72% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,571 4,923 4,158
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +3.59% +2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £695 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 93 43
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.10% -7.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.94 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £45.20 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.97
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.70% -11.68%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage 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

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

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

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering in the City of London.

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

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
London Bridge - 1 £400 -
Infrastructure Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 90 (63.38%) Windows
2 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
3 63 (44.37%) VMware
4 54 (38.03%) Windows Server
5 53 (37.32%) Microsoft
6 50 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 45 (31.69%) Office 365
8 40 (28.17%) Finance
9 39 (27.46%) Citrix
10 38 (26.76%) DNS
11 32 (22.54%) SCCM
12 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
13 28 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
14 27 (19.01%) Cisco
15 25 (17.61%) SQL
16 24 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (16.20%) ITIL
18 22 (15.49%) Migration
18 22 (15.49%) Firewall
19 21 (14.79%) HP
20 20 (14.08%) SAN
20 20 (14.08%) DHCP
21 19 (13.38%) Linux
21 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 18 (12.68%) IIS
23 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
24 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
25 15 (10.56%) Windows 10
25 15 (10.56%) TCP/IP

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 28 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.68%) IIS
3 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 14 (9.86%) Skype for Business
5 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.70%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (31.69%) Office 365
3 24 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (7.75%) IaaS
5 10 (7.04%) PaaS
6 8 (5.63%) Serverless
7 5 (3.52%) GitHub
7 5 (3.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.70%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) DNS
2 22 (15.49%) Firewall
3 20 (14.08%) DHCP
3 20 (14.08%) SAN
4 15 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.34%) MPLS
5 9 (6.34%) Skype
5 9 (6.34%) WAN
6 8 (5.63%) LAN
7 7 (4.93%) Internet
7 7 (4.93%) Network Security
8 6 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.23%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.52%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.11%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.11%) Wireless
12 2 (1.41%) OSPF
12 2 (1.41%) VLAN
12 2 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (4.93%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) Big Data
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.82%) MSI
3 3 (2.11%) WiX
4 2 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) GitLab
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (28.17%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Legal
3 10 (7.04%) Banking
4 8 (5.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.82%) Law
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) International Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (70.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.27%) Azure Engineer
3 15 (10.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) IT Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Active Directory Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Office 365 Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) .NET
1 3 (2.11%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.34%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.93%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.23%) Clustering
5 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.82%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.82%) PKI
6 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Fintech
7 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Robotics
8 1 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (63.38%) Windows
2 54 (38.03%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.38%) Linux
3 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.56%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.41%) CentOS
8 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.41%) Unix
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Migration
3 12 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.75%) Storage Management
5 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.04%) Problem Management
5 10 (7.04%) Server Building
6 8 (5.63%) Change Control
6 8 (5.63%) Project Management
7 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.93%) DevOps
7 7 (4.93%) Identity Management
7 7 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.23%) Change Management
8 6 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 5 (3.52%) VB
4 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.11%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Perl
5 3 (2.11%) PHP
5 3 (2.11%) Python
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) Go
7 1 (0.70%) R
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.63%) Degree
4 7 (4.93%) MCSE
5 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.11%) CCNP
6 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.11%) MCTS
6 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.41%) CCNA
7 2 (1.41%) CISSP
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.41%) MCITP
7 2 (1.41%) MCP
7 2 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) CCA
8 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.86%) XenApp
4 13 (9.15%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.75%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.23%) vSphere
6 6 (4.23%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.82%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.41%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.70%) etcd
10 1 (0.70%) flannel
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (22.54%) SCCM
2 13 (9.15%) Terraform
3 10 (7.04%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.63%) SCOM
5 6 (4.23%) QRadar
5 6 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.23%) vRealize
5 6 (4.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 5 (3.52%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.82%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.11%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (2.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 63 (44.37%) VMware
2 53 (37.32%) Microsoft
3 39 (27.46%) Citrix
4 27 (19.01%) Cisco
5 21 (14.79%) HP
6 12 (8.45%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.75%) Dell
7 11 (7.75%) EMC
8 10 (7.04%) Symantec
8 10 (7.04%) Veritas
9 8 (5.63%) Ivanti
10 6 (4.23%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.52%) F5
11 5 (3.52%) Hitachi
11 5 (3.52%) McAfee
11 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.82%) Juniper
12 4 (2.82%) Reuters
12 4 (2.82%) Trend Micro