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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 12 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 47 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.35% 2.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 2.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 0
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.00%
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
392 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.69% 95.27% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 165 178
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 £225 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
(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
Luton +4 38 £375 +25.00% 1
Bedford - - - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 66 (90.41%) Active Directory
2 63 (86.30%) Microsoft
3 55 (75.34%) IIS
4 54 (73.97%) SCOM
5 51 (69.86%) SCCM
6 50 (68.49%) E-Commerce
7 49 (67.12%) Windows
8 45 (61.64%) DNS
9 40 (54.79%) DHCP
10 35 (47.95%) FTP
11 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
12 31 (42.47%) .NET
12 31 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (35.62%) ITIL
14 25 (34.25%) Web Services
14 25 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (31.51%) Akamai
16 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
16 14 (19.18%) DevOps
17 10 (13.70%) SLA
18 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
19 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
19 6 (8.22%) Retail
20 5 (6.85%) Publishing
20 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
20 5 (6.85%) Project Management
21 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
21 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
22 3 (4.11%) vSphere

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 55 (75.34%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (61.64%) DNS
2 40 (54.79%) DHCP
3 35 (47.95%) FTP
4 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Retail
2 5 (6.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) .NET
2 25 (34.25%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.37%) Handset
2 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) E-Commerce
2 26 (35.62%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.37%) Service Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.74%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (90.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
2 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (73.97%) SCOM
2 51 (69.86%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (86.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) Akamai
3 3 (4.11%) Wyse
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco
3 3 (4.11%) CommVault
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Avaya
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