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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 43 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.50% 0.22% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.25% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£261 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.00%
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
373 399 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.56% 89.26% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 246 106
Average daily rate £441 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £38.75 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
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 6 May 2015. 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 +7 2 £261 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (80.65%) IIS
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (58.06%) DNS
6 17 (54.84%) SCOM
7 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (48.39%) SCCM
9 14 (45.16%) .NET
9 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
10 13 (41.94%) DHCP
10 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (32.26%) FTP
12 9 (29.03%) Web Services
12 9 (29.03%) Akamai
12 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.81%) DevOps
14 6 (19.35%) ITIL
15 5 (16.13%) SLA
15 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
15 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
16 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
17 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (9.68%) Project Management
17 3 (9.68%) VMware
17 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
18 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 10 (32.26%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.23%) Handset
1 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) SCOM
2 15 (48.39%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Akamai
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) CommVault
5 1 (3.23%) Wyse
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco