Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 142 153
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 87 131 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.83% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.09% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 109 75
City of London median daily rate £425 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -4.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £318 £323 £244
90th Percentile £518 £575 £625
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £419
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
City of London 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 5,140 6,278 6,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.41% 87.68% 89.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,006 4,982 5,141
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.99% +6.32%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +1.49% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 91 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -8.78% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.45 £35.00 £31.10
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +10.53% -8.43% +9.21%

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 5 December 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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 54 (62.07%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Active Directory
3 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (36.78%) VMware
4 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
5 29 (33.33%) Citrix
5 29 (33.33%) Office 365
6 28 (32.18%) Azure
7 26 (29.89%) Finance
8 25 (28.74%) PowerShell
9 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (19.54%) SCCM
10 17 (19.54%) Migration
10 17 (19.54%) DNS
10 17 (19.54%) SQL
11 16 (18.39%) Firewall
12 15 (17.24%) ITIL
12 15 (17.24%) Windows 10
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.94%) Cisco
13 13 (14.94%) XenApp
14 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (12.64%) HP
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
15 10 (11.49%) IIS
15 10 (11.49%) LAN
15 10 (11.49%) WAN
15 10 (11.49%) DHCP
15 10 (11.49%) XenDesktop

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 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.49%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.15%) SAS
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.33%) Office 365
2 28 (32.18%) Azure
3 7 (8.05%) PaaS
4 6 (6.90%) AWS
4 6 (6.90%) IaaS
5 4 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.45%) GitHub
7 2 (2.30%) GCP
7 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.30%) SaaS
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.15%) G Suite
8 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) Firewall
3 10 (11.49%) DHCP
3 10 (11.49%) LAN
3 10 (11.49%) WAN
4 8 (9.20%) SAN
5 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.75%) IP Telephony
6 5 (5.75%) MPLS
6 5 (5.75%) Network Security
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.60%) Internet
7 4 (4.60%) NAS
8 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.45%) Skype
8 3 (3.45%) VPN
8 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
10 1 (1.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.30%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.60%) MSI
1 4 (4.60%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.15%) MSTest
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Publishing
3 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.60%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Environmental Health
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (71.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.60%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) RESTful
1 3 (3.45%) Swagger
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.15%) COM
3 1 (1.15%) JSON
3 1 (1.15%) React
3 1 (1.15%) REST
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.60%) Clustering
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Blog
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) Windows
2 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.20%) Linux
7 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.45%) Solaris
8 3 (3.45%) Unix
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.15%) CentOS
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Migration
2 15 (17.24%) ITIL
3 10 (11.49%) DevOps
4 9 (10.34%) Service Management
5 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.05%) Application Packaging
7 6 (6.90%) ITSM
7 6 (6.90%) Security Patching
7 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.75%) Change Management
8 5 (5.75%) Project Delivery
8 5 (5.75%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.60%) Data Management
9 4 (4.60%) E-Discovery
9 4 (4.60%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 5 (5.75%) Python
3 5 (5.75%) VBScript
4 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.60%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.05%) MCSE
3 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) MCSA
4 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) ECDL
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.30%) MCITP
6 2 (2.30%) MOS
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) CCIP
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.30%) GDPR
3 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.15%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (50.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.94%) XenApp
4 10 (11.49%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.60%) DFS Replication
7 4 (4.60%) Docker
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.60%) Xen
8 3 (3.45%) Firmware
9 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.30%) vSphere
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.90%) SCOM
4 4 (4.60%) Ansible
4 4 (4.60%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (4.60%) Perfmon
4 4 (4.60%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) XenMobile
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.30%) Puppet
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.15%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.15%) QRadar
7 1 (1.15%) Terraform
7 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (36.78%) VMware
3 29 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (14.94%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) Ivanti
6 4 (4.60%) Lumension
6 4 (4.60%) McAfee
7 3 (3.45%) EMC
7 3 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (2.30%) CommVault
8 2 (2.30%) Dell
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) Juniper
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle
8 2 (2.30%) Polycom
8 2 (2.30%) Sybase
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.30%) Veritas
9 1 (1.15%) Splunk