Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 247 238
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
City of London median daily rate £475 £600 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +44.14% +22.07%
10th Percentile £406 £449 £355
90th Percentile £570 £625 £494
Central London median daily rate £475 £600 £416
% change year-on-year -20.83% +44.14% +22.07%
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 6,706 6,752 6,426
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.73% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,322 5,338 5,112
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 79
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £11.45
90th Percentile £26.50 £29.40 £47.83
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

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 November 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 16 November 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 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (28.57%) Splunk
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) Storage Management
9 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) C
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) EMC
9 4 (28.57%) SAN
9 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
9 4 (28.57%) McAfee
10 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
10 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
10 3 (21.43%) Citrix
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (21.43%) MCSE

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPv4
2 1 (7.14%) Multicast
2 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) International Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Management
4 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
4 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Docker
5 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Ivanti
4 4 (28.57%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas