The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 422 408
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 11 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.041% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.044% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £385 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £450
% change year-on-year - -36.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% -18.75%  

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 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in London

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in London

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Infrastructure Engineer in London

Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in London

Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London - 2 £600 -
Network Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region featuring Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) VoIP
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) MPLS
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.81%) WLAN
9 4 (14.81%) DHCP
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix

Network 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) SAN
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) VoIP
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless
6 4 (14.81%) WLAN
7 3 (11.11%) DMZ
7 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (11.11%) NAS
7 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) AIX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Information Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.70%) Compliance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) AppManager
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (7.41%) Aruba
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Meraki
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) Acronis
6 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow