Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 611 591
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 43 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.067% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 27
London median daily rate £444 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +4.83% +5.84%
10th Percentile £305 £225 £215
90th Percentile £544 £575 £500
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £13.03 £34.40
% change year-on-year - -62.13% -11.24%

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 43,788 44,219 42,426
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.95% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,648 31,998 30,169
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 562 548
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.10% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.96 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88% +0.11%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -19 4 £375 -31.82% 2
West London 0 1 £350 - 4
East London - 1 - -
North London - 1 £425 -
South London - 1 - -
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (90.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
5 22 (51.16%) VMware
6 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Finance
8 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco
11 9 (20.93%) VPN
11 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 8 (18.60%) Firewall
12 8 (18.60%) SCCM
12 8 (18.60%) Office 365
13 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (16.28%) XenApp
13 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (16.28%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
15 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (11.63%) Banking
15 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
15 5 (11.63%) SQL
16 4 (9.30%) SAN
16 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 7 (16.28%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) VLAN
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) ADSL
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) ISDN
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) MPLS
7 1 (2.33%) PSTN
7 1 (2.33%) Skype
7 1 (2.33%) VSAN
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.33%) YourKit
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Ajax
1 1 (2.33%) EntireX
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Storwize
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.93%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Coaching
4 2 (4.65%) DevOps
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Logistics
4 2 (4.65%) Storage Management
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Data Security
5 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCITP
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) CCAA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (16.28%) XenApp
4 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.98%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.33%) NFS
6 1 (2.33%) vCloud
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Terraform
3 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.33%) Control-M
4 1 (2.33%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Ivanti
5 3 (6.98%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Axway
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Mercator
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas