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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 53 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.00% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £288 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +17.07%
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
821 811 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 95.30% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 586 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 45
Average hourly rate £30.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.92% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (42.86%) LDAP
4 11 (39.29%) SAN
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) NetApp
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Unix
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) DevOps
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 8 (28.57%) FreeIPA
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Kerberos
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) EMC
7 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (28.57%) CAD
7 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) Replication
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) Forcepoint
10 4 (14.29%) Juniper
10 4 (14.29%) Internet

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) LDAP
2 11 (39.29%) SAN
3 8 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) CAD
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Coaching
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Presales
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) FreeIPA
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (35.71%) NetApp
2 8 (28.57%) EMC
2 8 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix