Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 232 204
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28 -2
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 614 510 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.17% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.33% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 347 423
London median daily rate £435 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +18.57%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £264
90th Percentile £656 £625 £588
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
London median hourly rate £19.38 £19.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -42.42% -24.14%
10th Percentile £16.85 £18.50 £31.30
90th Percentile £21.71 £19.50 £35.10
England median hourly rate £22.26 £18.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% -24.49% -27.94%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,855 38,372 38,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.56% 87.76% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,865 27,657 28,000
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 370 377
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.69 £52.05 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Central London +6 131 £450 +9.76% 53
South London -20 29 £488 +21.88% 7
West London -3 24 £375 +2.74% 31
East London -12 7 £650 +44.44% 8
North London +3 4 £403 -5.29% 4
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 306 (49.84%) Windows
2 222 (36.16%) VMware
3 210 (34.20%) Active Directory
4 188 (30.62%) Windows Server
5 179 (29.15%) Microsoft
6 160 (26.06%) Linux
7 148 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
8 147 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 130 (21.17%) Office 365
10 124 (20.20%) DevOps
11 116 (18.89%) Finance
12 112 (18.24%) Cisco
13 106 (17.26%) PowerShell
14 97 (15.80%) Firewall
15 95 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 94 (15.31%) SCCM
16 94 (15.31%) Migration
17 84 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 75 (12.21%) DNS
18 75 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
19 74 (12.05%) Python
20 72 (11.73%) Citrix
21 71 (11.56%) Data Centre
22 70 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
23 69 (11.24%) Terraform
24 68 (11.07%) Ansible
25 66 (10.75%) Hyper-V
26 65 (10.59%) Windows 10
27 64 (10.42%) Puppet
28 62 (10.10%) Banking

Infrastructure Engineering
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 62 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 39 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 37 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 34 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.93%) IIS
7 14 (2.28%) Apache
8 10 (1.63%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.81%) nginx
10 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.33%) Confluence
13 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 148 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (21.17%) Office 365
4 39 (6.35%) IaaS
5 29 (4.72%) PaaS
6 27 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.79%) GitHub
8 11 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.30%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.30%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.30%) SaaS
11 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.81%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.81%) Serverless
12 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 97 (15.80%) Firewall
2 75 (12.21%) DNS
3 52 (8.47%) DHCP
4 51 (8.31%) SAN
5 40 (6.51%) VPN
6 36 (5.86%) Skype
6 36 (5.86%) WAN
7 31 (5.05%) LAN
8 24 (3.91%) TCP/IP
9 18 (2.93%) HTTP
10 17 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.95%) DMZ
11 12 (1.95%) SSL
11 12 (1.95%) VoIP
12 10 (1.63%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.47%) Internet
13 9 (1.47%) MPLS
14 8 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (1.30%) Network Security
14 8 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.12%) Big Data
3 12 (1.95%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (1.30%) Blockchain
6 8 (1.30%) MySQL
6 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.98%) HBase
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (7.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.63%) Maven
4 9 (1.47%) Artifactory
4 9 (1.47%) MSI
5 8 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.30%) JIRA
6 7 (1.14%) GoCD
6 7 (1.14%) Travis CI
7 6 (0.98%) GitLab
8 5 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.65%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (0.65%) RStudio
10 2 (0.33%) Subversion
10 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.16%) Ant
11 1 (0.16%) RSpec
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (18.89%) Finance
2 62 (10.10%) Banking
3 20 (3.26%) Retail
4 17 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.47%) Legal
6 7 (1.14%) Front Office
6 7 (1.14%) Games
7 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.98%) Law
7 6 (0.98%) Marketing
8 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.65%) Publishing
10 3 (0.49%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) French Language
11 2 (0.33%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (65.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (11.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 50 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 48 (7.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (7.65%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
7 37 (6.03%) Architect
8 34 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
8 34 (5.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (5.21%) Azure Engineer
10 30 (4.89%) Support Engineer
10 30 (4.89%) VMware Engineer
11 29 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support
11 29 (4.72%) Network Engineer
12 28 (4.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 27 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (4.07%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.05%) Web Services
2 17 (2.77%) LDAP
3 16 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (2.44%) Kafka
5 13 (2.12%) Middleware
6 9 (1.47%) .NET
7 7 (1.14%) SAML
7 7 (1.14%) XML
8 6 (0.98%) OAuth
9 5 (0.81%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.81%) Ajax
9 5 (0.81%) HTML
9 5 (0.81%) REST
9 5 (0.81%) SQLAlchemy
10 4 (0.65%) CSS
10 4 (0.65%) Java EE
10 4 (0.65%) jQuery
10 4 (0.65%) RESTful
10 4 (0.65%) WebRTC
10 4 (0.65%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.09%) Clustering
3 18 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
7 10 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.63%) PKI
7 10 (1.63%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.63%) Replication
7 10 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (0.98%) Cloud Native
9 6 (0.98%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.98%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.81%) Fintech
10 5 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.81%) User Experience
10 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 306 (49.84%) Windows
2 188 (30.62%) Windows Server
3 160 (26.06%) Linux
4 84 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (10.59%) Windows 10
7 36 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (5.54%) Windows 7
9 27 (4.40%) Unix
10 19 (3.09%) CentOS
11 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.14%) Solaris
12 7 (1.14%) SUSE
13 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.65%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.49%) Android
15 3 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (20.20%) DevOps
2 94 (15.31%) Migration
3 75 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (9.61%) ITIL
5 54 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 31 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (4.07%) Software Engineering
10 22 (3.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (3.58%) Identity Management
10 22 (3.58%) Open Source
11 20 (3.26%) Analytics
12 19 (3.09%) PRINCE2
13 18 (2.93%) Storage Management
13 18 (2.93%) TDD
14 17 (2.77%) Asset Management
14 17 (2.77%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (2.77%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 106 (17.26%) PowerShell
2 74 (12.05%) Python
3 49 (7.98%) SQL
4 36 (5.86%) Java
5 33 (5.37%) Ruby
6 29 (4.72%) Bash Shell
7 25 (4.07%) Perl
8 15 (2.44%) Go
9 12 (1.95%) C#
10 10 (1.63%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.47%) C
12 8 (1.30%) Groovy
13 5 (0.81%) C++
14 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.65%) R
15 3 (0.49%) PHP
15 3 (0.49%) VBA
16 2 (0.33%) VB
16 2 (0.33%) VBScript
17 1 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.58%) Degree
6 15 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.12%) MCSE
9 12 (1.95%) CCNA
9 12 (1.95%) CCNP
10 9 (1.47%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.14%) MCITP
11 7 (1.14%) MCP
11 7 (1.14%) MCSA
12 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CCIE
13 3 (0.49%) CCSA
13 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.95%) SLA
2 8 (1.30%) QA
3 5 (0.81%) GDPR
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 210 (34.20%) Active Directory
2 95 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 59 (9.61%) Docker
5 49 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (6.51%) vSphere
7 33 (5.37%) XenApp
8 23 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (3.58%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.79%) vCloud
12 10 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.30%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.30%) NFS
14 6 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.98%) LXC
15 5 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.65%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.65%) KVM
16 4 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 94 (15.31%) SCCM
2 69 (11.24%) Terraform
3 68 (11.07%) Ansible
4 64 (10.42%) Puppet
5 42 (6.84%) SCOM
6 41 (6.68%) Kubernetes
7 38 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (3.09%) WSUS
9 16 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (2.28%) vCenter Server
11 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (1.79%) Salt
13 10 (1.63%) Nagios
13 10 (1.63%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.30%) SnapMirror
15 7 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.98%) Packer
16 6 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 222 (36.16%) VMware
2 179 (29.15%) Microsoft
3 112 (18.24%) Cisco
4 72 (11.73%) Citrix
5 45 (7.33%) NetApp
6 29 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.40%) CheckPoint
8 25 (4.07%) HP
9 22 (3.58%) Veeam
10 21 (3.42%) Symantec
11 20 (3.26%) Ivanti
12 18 (2.93%) EMC
13 17 (2.77%) McAfee
13 17 (2.77%) Splunk
14 13 (2.12%) CommVault
14 13 (2.12%) Google
14 13 (2.12%) Meraki
14 13 (2.12%) SaltStack
14 13 (2.12%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.95%) Juniper