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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 88 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 39 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 0.58% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.64% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
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£378 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £366 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -2.32%
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
2335 2338 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.53% 90.31% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1180 823
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 100 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bracknell +14 16 £378 +179.62%
Reading +18 13 £225 -35.71% 3
Maidenhead +7 2 - - 1
Slough -7 2 £375 +53.06%
Newbury - 2 - - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 31 (39.74%) Active Directory
4 27 (34.62%) Linux
4 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (24.36%) SAN
9 18 (23.08%) DNS
10 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (20.51%) Cisco
12 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 13 (16.67%) IBM
13 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.38%) SCCM
14 12 (15.38%) vSphere
14 12 (15.38%) Firewall
15 11 (14.10%) HP
15 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.82%) Apache
16 10 (12.82%) SQL
17 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.54%) SSL
18 8 (10.26%) Adobe
18 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
18 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
18 8 (10.26%) Adobe CQ

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.82%) Apache
4 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.26%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.41%) IIS
8 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.85%) Lync
8 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.28%) Confluence
9 1 (1.28%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) SAN
2 18 (23.08%) DNS
3 12 (15.38%) Firewall
4 9 (11.54%) SSL
5 7 (8.97%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) HTTP
6 5 (6.41%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
7 4 (5.13%) IPsec
7 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) BGP
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
8 2 (2.56%) DMZ
8 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) Network Security
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Introscope
2 3 (3.85%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (7.69%) Worklight
2 3 (3.85%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Wiki
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.13%) VMS
8 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.85%) UNIX
9 2 (2.56%) SUSE
9 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (6.41%) Migration
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL
4 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.56%) Change Management
5 2 (2.56%) DevOps
5 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.28%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.28%) Time Management
6 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.28%) Line Management
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Perl
2 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.69%) Jython
3 6 (7.69%) Python
3 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) VBScript
4 3 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) vSphere
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) DFS Replication
5 4 (5.13%) XenApp
6 3 (3.85%) XenServer
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.28%) Postfix
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.28%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.28%) Firmware
7 1 (1.28%) NFS
7 1 (1.28%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) WSUS
4 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.85%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) VMware
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.51%) Cisco
4 13 (16.67%) IBM
5 11 (14.10%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Adobe
7 7 (8.97%) Citrix
8 6 (7.69%) AppDynamics
9 5 (6.41%) NetApp
9 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle
10 4 (5.13%) Symantec
10 4 (5.13%) McAfee
10 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.13%) CA
10 4 (5.13%) Dell
10 4 (5.13%) EMC
11 3 (3.85%) Lumension
11 3 (3.85%) Borland
11 3 (3.85%) Cognos
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