The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 106 99 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.90% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.98% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 6
Average daily rate £280 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Reading +6 11 £260 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £365 - 1
Slough +11 3 - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (61.11%) VMware
5 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 14 (38.89%) HP
8 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) SCCM
10 9 (25.00%) vSphere
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco
11 8 (22.22%) SAN
11 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
13 6 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) VPN
13 6 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (16.67%) LAN
13 6 (16.67%) WAN
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Linux
13 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (13.89%) ITIL
14 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) ISDN
6 1 (2.78%) RIP
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) BGP
6 1 (2.78%) RTP
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Workflow
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) SOA
3 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) High Availability
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CNE
5 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) CCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) KVM
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (13.89%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) webMethods
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 2 (5.56%) Software AG
8 1 (2.78%) Lumension
8 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Nokia
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