The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 17 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.88% 1.45% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 1.58% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 28
Median daily rate £388 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £356 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
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
332 317 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.13% 92.15% 98.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 345
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +9 17 £388 +6.89% 1
Bedford - 6 £200 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 17 (54.84%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (51.61%) IIS
6 14 (45.16%) Citrix
7 13 (41.94%) SCCM
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (38.71%) High Availability
9 11 (35.48%) HP
9 11 (35.48%) Web Services
9 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
10 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) Dell
10 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (29.03%) Akamai
11 9 (29.03%) CloudFront
11 9 (29.03%) NetApp
11 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
11 9 (29.03%) XenApp
12 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
12 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (22.58%) vSphere
13 7 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (22.58%) ITIL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 16 (51.61%) IIS
2 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (29.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) SMTP
3 2 (6.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) RIA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) High Availability
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Email Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) VCP5
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) XenApp
4 7 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
4 7 (22.58%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Citrix
4 11 (35.48%) HP
5 10 (32.26%) Dell
6 9 (29.03%) Akamai
6 9 (29.03%) NetApp
7 5 (16.13%) Avaya
7 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 3 (9.68%) IronPort
10 1 (3.23%) Lotus
10 1 (3.23%) Nortel