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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 120 97 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 +45
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 79 72 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 2.25% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.46% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 28
10th Percentile £366 £370 £318
25th Percentile £400 £406 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £521 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.67% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £575 £514 £489
90th Percentile £664 £554 £611
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 3,979 2,924 2,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.75% 91.49% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,146 1,786
10th Percentile £388 £358 £331
25th Percentile £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £602
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £509
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.63% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022, 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 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) Finance
3 32 (40.51%) Azure
4 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
6 20 (25.32%) Firewall
6 20 (25.32%) VMware
7 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
7 19 (24.05%) DevOps
8 18 (22.78%) AWS
9 17 (21.52%) Terraform
10 16 (20.25%) Agile
10 16 (20.25%) Citrix
10 16 (20.25%) Linux
11 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
11 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
12 14 (17.72%) Microsoft 365
13 13 (16.46%) ITIL
13 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure as Code
13 13 (16.46%) CI/CD
14 12 (15.19%) Project Delivery
14 12 (15.19%) Social Skills
14 12 (15.19%) SCCM
15 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.92%) Ansible
15 11 (13.92%) Information Security
15 11 (13.92%) Python
15 11 (13.92%) DNS
16 10 (12.66%) Migration

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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (40.51%) Azure
2 18 (22.78%) AWS
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (10.13%) PaaS
5 7 (8.86%) IaaS
6 6 (7.59%) Azure Key Vault
7 5 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (6.33%) Mimecast
8 4 (5.06%) GCP
8 4 (5.06%) Nutanix
8 4 (5.06%) SaaS
9 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.53%) Azure AKS
10 2 (2.53%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (2.53%) Cloudflare
10 2 (2.53%) GitHub
10 2 (2.53%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
11 1 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (1.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Firewall
2 11 (13.92%) DNS
3 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 5 (6.33%) MPLS
4 5 (6.33%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) NAS
5 4 (5.06%) Network Security
5 4 (5.06%) VPN
5 4 (5.06%) WAN
6 3 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.53%) DHCP
7 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) SD-WAN
7 2 (2.53%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) Wireless
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Power BI
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.27%) DTS
3 1 (1.27%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.27%) GitLab
3 1 (1.27%) JUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) RSpec
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (44.30%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Social Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) International Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Security Support Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Middleware
1 3 (3.80%) REST
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) pytest
3 1 (1.27%) Spring
3 1 (1.27%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) BYOD
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Derivative
4 1 (1.27%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.53%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.53%) VMS
10 1 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Solaris
10 1 (1.27%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) Agile
3 13 (16.46%) CI/CD
3 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (16.46%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Project Delivery
5 11 (13.92%) Information Security
6 10 (12.66%) Data Loss Prevention
6 10 (12.66%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Patch Management
7 9 (11.39%) Identity Management
7 9 (11.39%) Microservices
7 9 (11.39%) Security Management
8 8 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.13%) Information Security Management
8 8 (10.13%) ISMS
8 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.86%) Platform Engineering
9 7 (8.86%) Scrum
9 7 (8.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.92%) Python
3 6 (7.59%) Bash
4 5 (6.33%) Groovy
4 5 (6.33%) SQL
5 2 (2.53%) Go
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) CCNA
1 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.53%) CISSP
2 2 (2.53%) MCSE
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) GDPR
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 3 (3.80%) Docker
6 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) Ceph
8 1 (1.27%) Firmware
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) Terraform
2 12 (15.19%) SCCM
3 11 (13.92%) Ansible
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (6.33%) Consul
5 5 (6.33%) Packer
6 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.80%) Nessus
7 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.80%) Puppet
7 3 (3.80%) SCOM
7 3 (3.80%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.53%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.53%) vRealize
8 2 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (1.27%) Rancher
9 1 (1.27%) Salt
9 1 (1.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco
5 7 (8.86%) Palo Alto
6 6 (7.59%) Okta
6 6 (7.59%) Veeam
7 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.06%) Tufin
9 3 (3.80%) Apple
9 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.53%) Canon
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) Equitrac
10 2 (2.53%) Kofax
10 2 (2.53%) Meraki
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.27%) EMC
11 1 (1.27%) Symantec