Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 801 792
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 50 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.078% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.082% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 50
England median daily rate £375 £325 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.79% -0.42%
10th Percentile £195 £252 £212
90th Percentile £469 £463 £475
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £299
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.79% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
England median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.62% -23.46% +109.68%
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £43.84 £42.46
% change year-on-year -7.61% +3.24% +109.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 17 £400 +23.08% 6
South East +10 13 £375 +3.45% 3
Midlands +24 8 £250 -21.88%
South West - 6 £213 -
East Midlands - 6 £225 -
North of England +56 2 £225 -35.71% 2
West Midlands +22 2 £325 +1.56%
East of England -23 2 £550 +107.55% 2
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £225 -
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (60.00%) Cisco
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Firewall
3 20 (40.00%) VMware
4 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (30.00%) Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (30.00%) SAN
6 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.00%) NAS
8 11 (22.00%) LAN
8 11 (22.00%) CCNA
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Office 365
10 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.00%) CCNP
10 9 (18.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.00%) DNS
11 8 (16.00%) HP
11 8 (16.00%) DHCP
11 8 (16.00%) WAN
12 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.00%) VPN
12 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) Migration
12 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V

Network Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) SAN
3 11 (22.00%) LAN
3 11 (22.00%) NAS
4 8 (16.00%) DHCP
4 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 8 (16.00%) WAN
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.00%) VPN
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.00%) MPLS
6 5 (10.00%) SSL
7 4 (8.00%) VoIP
7 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.00%) Multicast
8 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.00%) Network Security
8 3 (6.00%) PBX
8 3 (6.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.00%) VAX
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) CentOS
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.00%) Network Design
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) ERP
7 1 (2.00%) Information Security
7 1 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.00%) CCNA
3 9 (18.00%) CCNP
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) MCSA
7 2 (4.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) NFS
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) vRealize
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) Juniper
6 6 (12.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) F5
8 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (4.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.00%) Brocade
10 1 (2.00%) CommVault
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
10 1 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.00%) SAP