The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 423 395
Rank change year-on-year +38 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 15 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.049% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.051% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 21
Median daily rate £400 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +32.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £333 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% -21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.99 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.54% -43.36%  

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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Bromley - 2 - -
City of London +12 1 £725 +61.11% 2
Network Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
4 17 (41.46%) Windows
5 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) HP
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 12 (29.27%) WAN
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (24.39%) Migration
8 10 (24.39%) Wireless
9 9 (21.95%) VoIP
9 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.51%) SAN
10 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
10 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) DMZ
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) Office 365
12 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
12 6 (14.63%) Citrix
12 6 (14.63%) CCNP
12 6 (14.63%) Dell
12 6 (14.63%) SQL
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.20%) Unix

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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) LAN
2 12 (29.27%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) Wireless
4 9 (21.95%) VoIP
5 8 (19.51%) SAN
5 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.07%) DMZ
6 7 (17.07%) VPN
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) OSPF
8 4 (9.76%) HSRP
8 4 (9.76%) IPsec
8 4 (9.76%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (9.76%) VRRP
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
9 3 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Fintech
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Unix
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
2 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.88%) Information Management
4 2 (4.88%) Information Security
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.44%) BCP
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) CCSA
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) BS7799
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Foglight
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) AppManager
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Dell
5 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.20%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 3 (7.32%) ProCurve
7 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Meraki
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.88%) Splunk
9 1 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (2.44%) Verint