The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
Rank 537 592 554
Rank change year-on-year +55 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 37 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.045% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 34
Median daily rate £369 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.99 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.54% -32.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.99 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.54% -32.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 16 £388 +10.71% 5
East Midlands - 6 £275 - 1
South East +26 5 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands +16 4 £356 -
South West +5 4 £244 - 2
Yorkshire +17 2 £375 -6.25%
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Network 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 England region featuring Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (63.51%) Firewall
2 36 (48.65%) Cisco
3 32 (43.24%) VMware
4 31 (41.89%) LAN
5 29 (39.19%) Windows
6 28 (37.84%) WAN
7 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
8 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
9 21 (28.38%) HP
10 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
11 19 (25.68%) Wireless
12 17 (22.97%) DNS
13 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (18.92%) VPN
14 14 (18.92%) Linux
14 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (17.57%) Citrix
16 12 (16.22%) SAN
16 12 (16.22%) Migration
17 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
18 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.51%) CCNP
18 10 (13.51%) VoIP
18 10 (13.51%) SQL
18 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (13.51%) Office 365
18 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
19 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
19 9 (12.16%) SolarWinds
19 9 (12.16%) MPLS

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (63.51%) Firewall
2 31 (41.89%) LAN
3 28 (37.84%) WAN
4 19 (25.68%) Wireless
5 17 (22.97%) DNS
6 14 (18.92%) VPN
7 12 (16.22%) SAN
8 10 (13.51%) VoIP
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (12.16%) MPLS
9 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.81%) DHCP
10 8 (10.81%) DMZ
10 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (9.46%) VLAN
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (6.76%) OSPF
12 5 (6.76%) WLAN
13 4 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) XMPP
1 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Fintech
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.92%) Linux
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.05%) Android
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.70%) AIX
9 2 (2.70%) CentOS
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.35%) HPUX
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Migration
2 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.76%) ITIL
4 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.41%) Information Security
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Management
4 4 (5.41%) Network Management
4 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.05%) Change Management
5 3 (4.05%) DevOps
5 3 (4.05%) Information Management
5 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.05%) Project Management
5 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.05%) Perl
3 3 (4.05%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) Korn
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) CCNP
3 9 (12.16%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) CCSA
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCDP
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) BS7799
3 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.35%) Xen
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Ansible
1 4 (5.41%) Foglight
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) AppManager
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Cisco
2 32 (43.24%) VMware
3 21 (28.38%) HP
4 13 (17.57%) Citrix
5 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
7 9 (12.16%) Dell
7 9 (12.16%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.76%) Aruba
9 4 (5.41%) F5
9 4 (5.41%) Intel
9 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle
10 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 3 (4.05%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
10 3 (4.05%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.05%) Veeam
11 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
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