The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +4.23% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.99 -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2852 3136 4830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2501 3637
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.99 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London.

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

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom