Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 247 234
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +23.08%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £369
90th Percentile £591 £575 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £600
% change year-on-year -2.56% -18.75% +41.18%
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 6,249 6,729 6,193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.83% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,861 5,289 4,760
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 123 76
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +7.56% -8.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.55 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £32.40 £30.04
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -10.53%

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 July 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 July 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 10 (100.00%) Office 365
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (30.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (30.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware