Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 552 570
Rank change year-on-year -47 +18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 28 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.099% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 23
London median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £270 £231 £258
90th Percentile £470 £500 £430
England median daily rate £344 £349 £325
% change year-on-year -1.36% +7.23% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% +40.00%

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 44,113 39,219 42,332
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.94% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,108 27,926 30,013
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 568 653
London median hourly rate £20.56 £21.47 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.25% +13.01% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.99 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £49.57
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -22 3 £308 -27.65% 4
West London -25 1 - - 2
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, Windows Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
4 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Citrix
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco
8 8 (28.57%) Office 365
9 7 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) HP
9 7 (25.00%) Dell
9 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (21.43%) DHCP
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (21.43%) Juniper
10 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell

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 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.57%) PKI
6 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) CentOS
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
1 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) VCP5
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Samba
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) BitLocker
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.29%) WMI
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (3.57%) Terraform
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) Dell
5 7 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 5 (17.86%) NetApp
8 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 4 (14.29%) Mitel
8 4 (14.29%) Splunk
9 3 (10.71%) Altiris
9 3 (10.71%) Symantec
10 2 (7.14%) EMC
11 1 (3.57%) BMC
11 1 (3.57%) F5
11 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.57%) Qualys