Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 30 84 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.46% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.63% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 108
Median daily rate £425 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.85% -3.78%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £343
90th Percentile £601 £519 £579
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.44% -
Central London median hourly rate - £11.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year - -52.44% -

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 1,705 5,164 6,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.62% 89.70% 87.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,210 4,023 4,915
Median daily rate £525 £520 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.96% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £520 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +1.46% +0.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 95
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.42 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.75% +9.17% -3.36%
10th Percentile £14.59 £12.04 £13.31
90th Percentile £46.53 £53.30 £34.20
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% +10.53% -7.32%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Azure
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) AWS
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (26.67%) PaaS
6 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 7 (23.33%) SaaS
7 7 (23.33%) IaaS
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) GCP
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (16.67%) High Availability
9 5 (16.67%) Ansible
9 5 (16.67%) Docker
9 5 (16.67%) Terraform
9 5 (16.67%) LDAP
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) Java

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Azure
2 9 (30.00%) AWS
3 8 (26.67%) PaaS
4 7 (23.33%) IaaS
4 7 (23.33%) SaaS
5 6 (20.00%) GCP
6 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (10.00%) GitHub
7 3 (10.00%) Office 365
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
9 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
9 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
3 3 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) 2G
5 1 (3.33%) 3G
5 1 (3.33%) 4G
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) SNMP
5 1 (3.33%) SSH
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.67%) Unix
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.33%) Android
10 1 (3.33%) Solaris
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) DevOps
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (13.33%) Security Hardening
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Service-Level Objective
5 2 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (6.67%) Ceph
5 2 (6.67%) NFS
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Squid
6 1 (3.33%) UAG
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Terraform
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (6.67%) Mesos
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.33%) Salt
5 1 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Qualys
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy