The median contractor rate for a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 418 410
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.036% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.038% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £364 £338
% change year-on-year - +7.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in London

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in London

Wintel 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 Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in London

Wintel 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 Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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 -9 1 £300 -27.92%
Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Wintel 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 Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Server Building

Wintel 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Server Building
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) EMC