The median contractor rate for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England / London
Rank 380 411 389
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 26 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 24
Median daily rate £423 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -16.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £486 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -28.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £26.00

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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +4 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
England

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
5 17 (38.64%) VMware
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (31.82%) Firewall
7 12 (27.27%) Citrix
8 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 10 (22.73%) SAN
10 9 (20.45%) Migration
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (20.45%) Banking
11 8 (18.18%) Skype for Business
11 8 (18.18%) XenApp
11 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (18.18%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) MCSE
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) Office 365
12 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (13.64%) Clustering
13 6 (13.64%) SCCM
13 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.82%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) Skype
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) Linux
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Unix
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Migration
2 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
2 3 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.55%) CRM
3 2 (4.55%) DevOps
3 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.27%) BCP
4 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Change Management
4 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.27%) High Availability
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.27%) Server Building
4 1 (2.27%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.27%) Service Management
4 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) MCSE
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCITP
3 2 (4.55%) MCTS
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 4 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.82%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.82%) SCSM
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
7 3 (6.82%) Reuters
7 3 (6.82%) Sun
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.27%) Lumension
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.27%) Splunk