The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 406 383
Rank change year-on-year -12 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 9 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 35
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £185 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £438 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £321 £313
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.03 - £34.25

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 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
Median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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 -8 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (47.06%) VMware
7 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 10 (29.41%) Citrix
9 9 (26.47%) Office 365
10 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) XenApp
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (23.53%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (20.59%) MCSE
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.65%) SAN
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Firewall
12 6 (17.65%) Migration
13 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
13 5 (14.71%) Symantec
13 5 (14.71%) NetApp

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 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.82%) IIS
5 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.88%) Apache
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) MPLS
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (23.53%) Banking
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.82%) Linux
8 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.88%) Unix
10 1 (2.94%) CentOS
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.88%) DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) ITSM
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Server Building
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) XenApp
4 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 4 (11.76%) SCVMM
2 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
3 3 (8.82%) SCSM
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) NetApp
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas