The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 65 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.17% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.19% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £150 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -51.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £150 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £150 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Infrastructure Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 533 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.89% 89.43% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 347 510
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 51
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (36.36%) Samba
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) nginx
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Puppet
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Debian

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) MediaWiki
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) IPv6
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Samba
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) Postfix
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
3 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Meru Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Polycom
6 1 (9.09%) MobileIron