Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 765 698
Rank change year-on-year +14 -67 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 70 113 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 95 96
England median daily rate £364 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.58% -10.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £163 £221 £269
90th Percentile £483 £438 £538
UK median daily rate £353 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +0.71% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
England median hourly rate £13.03 - £26.00
10th Percentile £12.24 - £25.00
90th Percentile £13.81 - £34.13
UK median hourly rate £13.03 - £26.00

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 83672 96526 97318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.11% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54598 63585 61301
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2836 3805
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.48
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in England

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -5 29 £423 +20.71% 10
South East +39 25 £345 -13.75%
South West +14 10 £325 -33.33% 1
North of England +32 3 £175 -53.33% 3
North West +26 3 £175 -57.73% 1
Midlands +19 2 £275 -33.57%
West Midlands +30 1 £300 +13.21%
East of England -15 1 - -
East Midlands -15 1 £250 -39.61%
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (68.57%) VMware
2 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
4 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
9 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) DNS
10 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.57%) Linux
12 13 (18.57%) Office 365
13 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
13 12 (17.14%) Migration
13 12 (17.14%) LAN
14 11 (15.71%) WAN
14 11 (15.71%) SQL
14 11 (15.71%) Citrix
14 11 (15.71%) SAN
14 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
15 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (14.29%) Cisco
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (12.86%) ITIL
16 9 (12.86%) XenApp

Windows 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 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.14%) IIS
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Apache
6 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) LAN
3 11 (15.71%) SAN
3 11 (15.71%) WAN
4 7 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (10.00%) Firewall
4 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.29%) NAS
7 2 (2.86%) Internet
7 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.43%) MPLS
8 1 (1.43%) SSL
8 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Electronics
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.57%) Linux
7 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.14%) Unix
10 3 (4.29%) Solaris
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.43%) AIX
12 1 (1.43%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.43%) CentOS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) DevOps
6 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) ITSM
6 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.29%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (4.29%) Server Building
7 2 (2.86%) Task Automation
7 2 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.43%) GCIH
5 1 (1.43%) GIAC
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
5 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.86%) XenApp
5 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.29%) vSphere
8 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.43%) Firmware
8 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) WSUS
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.43%) SCSM
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) VMware
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.71%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 6 (8.57%) Veeam
6 5 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) NetApp
6 5 (7.14%) Symantec
7 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 3 (4.29%) SAP
7 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.29%) Veritas
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) Lumension
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.43%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) Juniper
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