Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 162 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 109 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.24% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.39% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 67 75
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +27.52%
10th Percentile £350 £185 £359
90th Percentile £613 £625 £655
Central London median daily rate £440 £419 £450
% change year-on-year +5.07% -6.94% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 5,996 6,119 5,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.51% 89.22% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,771 4,828 4,682
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 54 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.12% -0.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.45 £31.28 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.28%) VMware
5 31 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (26.61%) Finance
7 28 (25.69%) PowerShell
7 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
8 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (18.35%) SCCM
10 20 (18.35%) Citrix
10 20 (18.35%) Cisco
11 18 (16.51%) DNS
12 17 (15.60%) ITIL
12 17 (15.60%) Office 365
13 16 (14.68%) Ivanti
13 16 (14.68%) Linux
13 16 (14.68%) SAN
13 16 (14.68%) Firewall
14 15 (13.76%) DHCP
15 14 (12.84%) DevOps
16 13 (11.93%) Migration
16 13 (11.93%) Banking
17 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
17 12 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
18 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (10.09%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (10.09%) SQL Server

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 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.50%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.75%) Apache
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (15.60%) Office 365
4 9 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.26%) IaaS
5 8 (7.34%) PaaS
6 3 (2.75%) SaaS
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.83%) GitHub
7 2 (1.83%) Serverless
8 1 (0.92%) Datadog
8 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) DNS
2 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 16 (14.68%) SAN
3 15 (13.76%) DHCP
4 10 (9.17%) WAN
5 8 (7.34%) LAN
6 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.59%) HTTP
7 5 (4.59%) Skype
8 4 (3.67%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.67%) VPN
9 3 (2.75%) FTP
9 3 (2.75%) MPLS
9 3 (2.75%) Multicast
9 3 (2.75%) OSPF
9 3 (2.75%) SSL
9 3 (2.75%) VoIP
9 3 (2.75%) WLAN
10 2 (1.83%) H.323
10 2 (1.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) HBase
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.92%) Redis
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.59%) MSI
3 3 (2.75%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) GitLab
4 1 (0.92%) GoCD
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) International Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 74 (67.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Kafka
1 5 (4.59%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.83%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.92%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.92%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.67%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.75%) Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.83%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (1.83%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) BYOD
5 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.92%) Fintech
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.68%) Linux
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.83%) Unix
8 1 (0.92%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) DevOps
3 13 (11.93%) Migration
4 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.34%) Identity Management
6 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.42%) Information Security
6 7 (6.42%) Patch Management
6 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Project Management
8 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.17%) Python
3 7 (6.42%) SQL
4 6 (5.50%) C
5 4 (3.67%) Go
5 4 (3.67%) Ruby
6 3 (2.75%) Java
6 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 3 (2.75%) VBA
7 1 (0.92%) C#
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.34%) MCSE
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.50%) CCNA
3 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) Degree
6 3 (2.75%) CCNP
7 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (0.92%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (10.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (8.26%) XenApp
6 7 (6.42%) vSphere
7 6 (5.50%) Docker
7 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.75%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.92%) vCloud
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) SCOM
2 10 (9.17%) Terraform
3 9 (8.26%) Ansible
4 6 (5.50%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (4.59%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.67%) Puppet
7 3 (2.75%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.75%) SafeCom
7 3 (2.75%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.75%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.83%) CSIRT
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.83%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.28%) VMware
3 20 (18.35%) Cisco
3 20 (18.35%) Citrix
4 16 (14.68%) Ivanti
5 10 (9.17%) McAfee
6 9 (8.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.26%) NetApp
7 7 (6.42%) EMC
7 7 (6.42%) Splunk
8 6 (5.50%) Hitachi
9 5 (4.59%) CommVault
9 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.59%) Symantec
10 4 (3.67%) Juniper
10 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.75%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.75%) IBM
11 3 (2.75%) Oracle
11 3 (2.75%) Sophos