Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 238 220
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
City of London median daily rate £475 £465 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +11.71% +22.07%
10th Percentile £330 £341 £355
90th Percentile £525 £625 £478
Central London median daily rate £475 £480 £415
% change year-on-year -1.04% +15.66% +21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,464 6,663 5,933
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.40% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,059 5,285 4,713
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 66
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.36% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.44
% change year-on-year +3.31% +3.78% -8.21%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Senior Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) Ivanti
8 5 (31.25%) EMC
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Storage Management
9 4 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
9 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) SCOM

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
3 1 (6.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Storage Management
4 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) C
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
1 4 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) Terraform
3 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) Ivanti
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Meraki