The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 20 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.76% - 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.25%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 272 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.40% 95.44% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 155 235
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 31 £350 - 1
Bedford - - - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
3 37 (78.72%) SCOM
4 36 (76.60%) SCCM
4 36 (76.60%) Windows
5 34 (72.34%) E-Commerce
6 31 (65.96%) IIS
7 28 (59.57%) MS Excel
8 27 (57.45%) DHCP
8 27 (57.45%) DNS
9 23 (48.94%) FTP
10 20 (42.55%) ITIL
11 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (36.17%) Web Services
12 17 (36.17%) .NET
13 15 (31.91%) Akamai
14 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
15 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
15 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
15 6 (12.77%) SLA
16 5 (10.64%) Cisco
16 5 (10.64%) vSphere
16 5 (10.64%) Publishing
16 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (10.64%) DevOps
17 4 (8.51%) SAN
17 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 31 (65.96%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (59.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) DHCP
1 27 (57.45%) DNS
2 23 (48.94%) FTP
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) DMZ
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.64%) Publishing
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
1 17 (36.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) E-Commerce
2 20 (42.55%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) MCP
2 2 (4.26%) VCP5
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 37 (78.72%) SCOM
2 36 (76.60%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Akamai
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) CommVault
4 3 (6.38%) Wyse
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Intel
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix