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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 100 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 26 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 1.12% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.22% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 - £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+41.81% +22.22%
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
2306 2209 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.14% 91.24% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1105 1029
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 89
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 -7 13 £380 -5.00% 3
Bracknell -3 4 £186 -
Slough +1 2 £330 -
Wokingham - 2 £125 -
Newbury - 1 - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.95%) HP
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco
10 7 (17.07%) IBM
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) SCCM
11 6 (14.63%) Firewall
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
11 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
11 6 (14.63%) vSphere
11 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
12 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle
12 5 (12.20%) Java
12 5 (12.20%) LAN
12 5 (12.20%) HTTP
12 5 (12.20%) SSL

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Lync
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) SSL
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) HTTP
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) SMTP
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.44%) Skype
7 1 (2.44%) SMS
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Wiki
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (24.39%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) zOS
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
3 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) BCP
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Release Management
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) VBScript
5 2 (4.88%) Jython
5 2 (4.88%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) TickIT
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.63%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) Samba
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) IBM
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.44%) AppSense
9 1 (2.44%) Brocade
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp