Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 233 242
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.14% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
City of London median daily rate £500 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% +32.68%
10th Percentile £463 £510 £351
90th Percentile £585 £625 £495
Central London median daily rate £500 £600 £445
% change year-on-year -16.67% +34.83% +24.30%
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 6,658 6,315 6,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.54% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,223 4,854 5,170
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £458
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.74% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +4.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £18.73
% change year-on-year +0.04% -0.17% +4.03%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Splunk
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Ivanti
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
6 3 (33.33%) McAfee
6 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) International Banking

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) International Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Docker
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SnapVault
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Splunk
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
4 3 (33.33%) Ivanti
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) CommVault
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Meraki
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto