The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.87% 0.54% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.60% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
+2.60% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
82 166 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.64% 90.22% 88.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 60
Average daily rate £300 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Altiris
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris