Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 162 151
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 134 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.90% 1.29% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 74 71
City of London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £313 £236 £340
90th Percentile £575 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £23.13 - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.13 - -

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 6,165 6,401 5,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.57% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,856 5,104 4,581
City of London median daily rate £513 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £318
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Infrastructure Engineering
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
3 46 (34.33%) VMware
4 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 42 (31.34%) Windows Server
6 39 (29.10%) Finance
6 39 (29.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (22.39%) Citrix
8 29 (21.64%) Cisco
8 29 (21.64%) Office 365
9 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (20.15%) DNS
11 26 (19.40%) SCCM
11 26 (19.40%) PowerShell
12 23 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (15.67%) ITIL
14 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
15 18 (13.43%) DHCP
15 18 (13.43%) Migration
15 18 (13.43%) Terraform
16 17 (12.69%) Linux
16 17 (12.69%) CheckPoint
17 16 (11.94%) SQL
18 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
18 14 (10.45%) Firewall
18 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (9.70%) Ivanti
19 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
19 13 (9.70%) HP
19 13 (9.70%) Jenkins

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 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.21%) IIS
3 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.97%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.24%) Apache
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (21.64%) Office 365
3 28 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.72%) IaaS
6 8 (5.97%) PaaS
7 7 (5.22%) Serverless
8 4 (2.99%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.99%) SaaS
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.75%) Datadog
9 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.75%) GitHub
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) DNS
2 18 (13.43%) DHCP
3 14 (10.45%) Firewall
4 10 (7.46%) SAN
5 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.22%) Skype
7 6 (4.48%) WAN
8 5 (3.73%) HTTP
8 5 (3.73%) LAN
9 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.99%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.99%) OSPF
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.24%) Network Security
10 3 (2.24%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.24%) SSL
10 3 (2.24%) VoIP
11 2 (1.49%) SMTP
11 2 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Power BI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.73%) MSI
3 3 (2.24%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Legal
3 9 (6.72%) Banking
4 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) Law
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (70.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (9.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) IT Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) SCCM Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
2 3 (2.24%) Kafka
2 3 (2.24%) LDAP
3 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.49%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.72%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.22%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.24%) PKI
6 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) CMDB
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 42 (31.34%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.69%) Linux
4 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.46%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.49%) CentOS
8 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.49%) Unix
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.67%) ITIL
2 18 (13.43%) Migration
3 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (7.46%) DevOps
4 10 (7.46%) Identity Management
4 10 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (6.72%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.72%) Storage Management
6 8 (5.97%) Change Control
6 8 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.22%) Patch Management
7 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.48%) Information Security
8 6 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (3.73%) SIEM
9 5 (3.73%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.40%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.94%) SQL
3 7 (5.22%) Python
4 3 (2.24%) C
4 3 (2.24%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) Perl
4 3 (2.24%) VBA
5 2 (1.49%) Go
5 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
4 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.48%) CCNA
5 6 (4.48%) MCSE
6 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.24%) CCNP
8 2 (1.49%) CISSP
8 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.49%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CCIE
9 1 (0.75%) GIAC
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCSA
9 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.21%) XenApp
5 9 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.48%) vSphere
6 6 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.99%) Docker
7 4 (2.99%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.24%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (19.40%) SCCM
2 18 (13.43%) Terraform
3 9 (6.72%) SCOM
4 8 (5.97%) Ansible
4 8 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.99%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 4 (2.99%) vRealize
5 4 (2.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (2.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.24%) Puppet
6 3 (2.24%) QRadar
6 3 (2.24%) SafeCom
6 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.24%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (34.33%) VMware
2 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (22.39%) Citrix
4 29 (21.64%) Cisco
5 17 (12.69%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.70%) HP
6 13 (9.70%) Ivanti
7 10 (7.46%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.97%) Veritas
9 7 (5.22%) EMC
9 7 (5.22%) Juniper
9 7 (5.22%) McAfee
9 7 (5.22%) Symantec
10 6 (4.48%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (4.48%) NetApp
11 4 (2.99%) CommVault
11 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.99%) Sophos
11 4 (2.99%) Trend Micro