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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 70 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% - 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate
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£232 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.25%
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
954 552 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.71% 90.79% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 373 483
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 £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
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 24 October 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 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
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