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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 105 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 20 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.92% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
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£400 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
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
2554 2599 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.53% 90.18% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1349 899
Average daily rate £382 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 97 150
Average hourly rate £17.11 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 3 £500 +92.30% 3
Wokingham - 3 £400 -
Maidenhead +8 2 - -
Slough -3 2 £438 - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) VMware
3 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
4 21 (39.62%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (33.96%) HP
8 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
8 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
11 11 (20.75%) SCCM
12 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) vSphere
12 10 (18.87%) IBM
13 9 (16.98%) DNS
13 9 (16.98%) Firewall
13 9 (16.98%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
14 8 (15.09%) Adobe
14 8 (15.09%) SAN
14 8 (15.09%) Cisco
14 8 (15.09%) Adobe CQ
15 7 (13.21%) SSL
15 7 (13.21%) Apache
15 7 (13.21%) Perl
16 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (11.32%) Python
16 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
1 8 (15.09%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.66%) Lync
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) Confluence
7 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
1 9 (16.98%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) SAN
3 7 (13.21%) SSL
4 6 (11.32%) HTTP
5 4 (7.55%) VPN
6 3 (5.66%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 2 (3.77%) MPLS
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) DHCP
7 2 (3.77%) SNMP
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.89%) FCoE
8 1 (1.89%) IPv6
8 1 (1.89%) LDAP
8 1 (1.89%) WLAN
8 1 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Introscope
2 3 (5.66%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (11.32%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) VMS
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Perl
2 6 (11.32%) Python
2 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
2 6 (11.32%) Jython
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 3 (5.66%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) XenServer
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.77%) Samba
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) iptables
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) Postfix
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (7.55%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.77%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.89%) Puppet
6 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) VMware
2 18 (33.96%) HP
3 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) IBM
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 8 (15.09%) Adobe
6 6 (11.32%) AppDynamics
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle
9 3 (5.66%) Cognos
9 3 (5.66%) Dell
9 3 (5.66%) Borland
9 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.66%) McAfee
9 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.77%) Lumension
10 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.77%) Brocade
10 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.77%) NetApp