Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 268 248
Rank change year-on-year -52 -20 +70
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 301 406 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 292 317
London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £228 £250 £225
90th Percentile £560 £543 £488
England median daily rate £353 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +0.71% +5.26% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
London median hourly rate £31.00 - £34.00
10th Percentile £21.00 - £23.50
90th Percentile £46.20 - £41.27
England median hourly rate £15.61 £23.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% -11.54% +23.81%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39960 43138 43694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 95.10% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28435 31048 30347
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 478 757
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.08 £52.70
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
City of London +1 47 £375 -9.09% 18
Croydon +2 5 £400 +14.29%
Bromley - 4 £325 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £405 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 - -
Brentford -2 1 £365 -2.67%
Ealing - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Finchley - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 182 (60.47%) Windows
2 157 (52.16%) VMware
3 142 (47.18%) Active Directory
4 126 (41.86%) Windows Server
5 92 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 90 (29.90%) Linux
7 82 (27.24%) PowerShell
8 74 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 73 (24.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (23.92%) Firewall
11 64 (21.26%) SAN
12 58 (19.27%) Cisco
13 56 (18.60%) Office 365
14 51 (16.94%) DNS
15 50 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (15.95%) Hyper-V
16 48 (15.95%) Finance
17 47 (15.61%) Citrix
17 47 (15.61%) Data Centre
18 44 (14.62%) SCCM
19 41 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 40 (13.29%) ITIL
21 35 (11.63%) SQL Server
21 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
22 34 (11.30%) MS Exchange
23 33 (10.96%) Python
23 33 (10.96%) HP
24 31 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
24 31 (10.30%) SQL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 34 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.31%) Skype for Business
5 16 (5.32%) IIS
6 14 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.99%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.65%) Apache
9 8 (2.66%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.66%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.00%) Confluence
11 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.00%) JBoss
11 3 (1.00%) nginx
12 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.66%) CMS
12 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) HipChat
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.60%) Office 365
2 50 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.65%) IaaS
5 6 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.33%) GitHub
7 4 (1.33%) SaaS
8 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) PaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.92%) Firewall
2 64 (21.26%) SAN
3 51 (16.94%) DNS
4 29 (9.63%) DHCP
5 28 (9.30%) VPN
6 24 (7.97%) LAN
6 24 (7.97%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.64%) WAN
8 22 (7.31%) SSL
9 21 (6.98%) NAS
10 18 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.32%) VoIP
12 12 (3.99%) LDAP
13 11 (3.65%) HTTP
14 10 (3.32%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.99%) MPLS
16 8 (2.66%) Network Security
17 7 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (2.33%) Unified Communications
17 7 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.65%) MySQL
4 12 (3.99%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.99%) Big Data
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.66%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.33%) Hudson
4 4 (1.33%) JIRA
5 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.66%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.66%) NuGet
6 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.33%) GitLab
7 1 (0.33%) GoCD
7 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (15.95%) Finance
2 19 (6.31%) Banking
3 9 (2.99%) Law
3 9 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.66%) Front Office
5 4 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) French Language
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.65%) .NET
2 6 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.66%) REST
3 5 (1.66%) WAP
4 4 (1.33%) LAMP
4 4 (1.33%) Web Services
5 3 (1.00%) Django
5 3 (1.00%) Flask
5 3 (1.00%) Middleware
6 2 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.66%) RESTful
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.33%) WCF
7 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.33%) WF
7 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.98%) Clustering
3 13 (4.32%) Replication
4 10 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.99%) PKI
6 7 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.33%) NHS
10 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) CMDB
11 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.66%) EPoS
11 2 (0.66%) Equities
11 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 182 (60.47%) Windows
2 126 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 90 (29.90%) Linux
4 73 (24.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (10.30%) Windows 10
7 23 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (7.64%) Unix
8 18 (5.98%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.32%) Windows 7
10 15 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (4.32%) CentOS
12 8 (2.66%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.99%) AIX
14 5 (1.66%) SUSE
15 4 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.33%) Solaris
15 4 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.29%) ITIL
2 28 (9.30%) Migration
3 27 (8.97%) DevOps
4 25 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.64%) Configuration Management
6 16 (5.32%) Service Management
7 14 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (4.32%) ITSM
8 13 (4.32%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.65%) ITIL V3
9 11 (3.65%) Network Management
9 11 (3.65%) Open Source
10 10 (3.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 9 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.99%) High Availability
12 8 (2.66%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.24%) PowerShell
2 33 (10.96%) Python
3 31 (10.30%) SQL
4 20 (6.64%) Bash Shell
5 19 (6.31%) Perl
6 13 (4.32%) C
7 7 (2.33%) C#
7 7 (2.33%) Java
8 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.33%) VBScript
10 3 (1.00%) Korn
10 3 (1.00%) PHP
10 3 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (7.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (7.64%) MCSE
5 19 (6.31%) Security Cleared
6 15 (4.98%) MCP
7 14 (4.65%) CCNA
7 14 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.32%) CCNP
9 9 (2.99%) Degree
10 8 (2.66%) VCP6
11 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.66%) MCITP
12 5 (1.66%) MCSA
13 4 (1.33%) MCSD
13 4 (1.33%) MCTS
14 3 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 142 (47.18%) Active Directory
2 74 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (15.95%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.64%) vSphere
5 18 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.32%) Docker
7 15 (4.98%) XenApp
8 14 (4.65%) vCloud
9 9 (2.99%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.33%) BitLocker
10 7 (2.33%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.99%) NFS
11 6 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.66%) KVM
13 4 (1.33%) iptables
13 4 (1.33%) OpenDJ
13 4 (1.33%) OpenIDM
13 4 (1.33%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (14.62%) SCCM
2 26 (8.64%) Ansible
3 24 (7.97%) SCOM
4 22 (7.31%) Puppet
5 15 (4.98%) Terraform
6 14 (4.65%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.66%) PowerCLI
8 8 (2.66%) WSUS
9 7 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.66%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.33%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.33%) SCSM
12 4 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 157 (52.16%) VMware
2 92 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 58 (19.27%) Cisco
4 47 (15.61%) Citrix
5 33 (10.96%) HP
6 27 (8.97%) NetApp
7 19 (6.31%) EMC
8 17 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.32%) Oracle
9 16 (5.32%) Symantec
10 15 (4.98%) Veeam
11 12 (3.99%) Dell
11 12 (3.99%) SaltStack
12 10 (3.32%) IBM
12 10 (3.32%) Juniper
13 9 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.33%) F5
14 7 (2.33%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.33%) Splunk
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Market related
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Hammersmith
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Rate: Negotiable
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