Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 572 567
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 33 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 34
London median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £228 £218 £258
90th Percentile £554 £500 £446
England median daily rate £325 £349 £325
% change year-on-year -6.74% +7.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate £13.03 £34.40 £38.75
% change year-on-year -62.13% -11.24% +55.00%

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +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 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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 0 5 £325 -20.00% 1
West London -2 2 - -
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) VMware
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
4 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
6 17 (51.52%) Citrix
7 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
8 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 15 (45.45%) Finance
8 15 (45.45%) Office 365
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (33.33%) Linux
11 10 (30.30%) Dell
12 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 8 (24.24%) Cisco
13 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (24.24%) XenApp
13 8 (24.24%) Banking
14 7 (21.21%) Altiris
14 7 (21.21%) DNS
14 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
15 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (18.18%) Skype
15 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 6 (18.18%) EMC VNX
15 6 (18.18%) Legal
15 6 (18.18%) Symantec
15 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Windows 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Office 365
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) IaaS
4 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) Skype
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) EMC VNX
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
4 4 (12.12%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.12%) CentOS
8 2 (6.06%) Unix
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.03%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) MCSA
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) Samba
5 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.12%) WMI
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) PowerCLI
4 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Citrix
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Dell
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) Altiris
7 6 (18.18%) EMC
7 6 (18.18%) Symantec
8 5 (15.15%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) Juniper
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
9 4 (12.12%) Mitel
9 4 (12.12%) NetApp
9 4 (12.12%) Splunk
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
11 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.03%) Qualys
11 1 (3.03%) Veritas