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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 36 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 6.68% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 6.90% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 8
Average daily rate - £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +17.07%
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
313 377 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.01% 96.92% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 305 152
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 22
Average hourly rate £46.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedford +5 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) Local Government
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) VCP5
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec