Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 568 587
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 17 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 22
London median daily rate £400 £325 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +19.27% -22.14%
10th Percentile £329 £248 £213
90th Percentile £595 £475 £433
England median daily rate £375 £325 £299
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.79% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year +24.62% -23.46% +109.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London -9 4 £600 +71.43%
North London - 1 £425 -
Network Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (52.94%) VMware
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) NAS
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) PowerCLI
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds