The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 104 83 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 1.64% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.76% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 5
Average daily rate £285 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £500 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.95%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2291 2507 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.95% 93.30% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1242 1235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
Reading -15 7 £250 +2.04% 6
Slough +3 1 £320 -14.66%
Wokingham -8 1 - -
Bracknell -17 1 £413 +9.27%
Windsor - 1 £400 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (62.50%) VMware
5 16 (40.00%) DNS
6 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.00%) DHCP
9 10 (25.00%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) vSphere
11 7 (17.50%) EMC
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.00%) SAN
12 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (15.00%) Firewall
12 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (12.50%) Migration
13 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
13 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
13 5 (12.50%) Linux
13 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.50%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) SAN
4 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) BGP
7 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (5.00%) HTTP
7 2 (5.00%) IPsec
7 2 (5.00%) MPLS
7 2 (5.00%) OSPF
7 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) SNA
7 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) BCP
3 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) CCNP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CCSA
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) VCP5
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) vSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.50%) Sage
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam