Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 544 564
Rank change year-on-year -51 +20 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 39 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.089% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.094% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 31
London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +14.36% -15.15%
10th Percentile £236 £160 £190
90th Percentile £488 £485 £488
England median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 43,256 37,421 41,202
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.01% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,284 26,688 29,574
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £312 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 492 539
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.42 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +17.99% -0.94%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.53 £51.25 £48.26
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.54% +11.40%

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 May 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 23 May 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 -42 5 £388 +3.33% 2
West London -38 2 £363 +123.08% 1
South London - 2 - -
East London - 1 - - 1
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) VMware
6 15 (38.46%) SCCM
7 13 (33.33%) Firewall
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.64%) Skype
9 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
9 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
10 9 (23.08%) Skype for Business
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco
12 7 (17.95%) DNS
12 7 (17.95%) Linux
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (15.38%) Banking
13 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
14 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
14 5 (12.82%) Migration
14 5 (12.82%) SQL

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 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) Skype
3 7 (17.95%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Publishing
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) WAP
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 3 (7.69%) CentOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.69%) CRM
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Online Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Information Security
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
2 3 (7.69%) CCNP
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.56%) Docker
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.69%) Terraform
3 3 (7.69%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (2.56%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.56%) vMotion
5 1 (2.56%) vRealize
5 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) NetApp
5 3 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (7.69%) Kaspersky
5 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.56%) Mercator
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec