The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK
Rank 604 638 619
Rank change year-on-year +34 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £383 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £285 -
% change year-on-year +19.29% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK 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
England +41 5 £383 +34.21% 1
London - 4 £425 -
Norfolk 0 1 £340 +21.42%
East of England -2 1 £340 +21.42%

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Infrastructure Support 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) SUSE
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) DMZ
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (30.00%) HSRP
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) VRRP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec

Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DMZ
2 3 (30.00%) HSRP
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) OSPF
2 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) VRRP
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (40.00%) SUSE
1 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam