The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 65 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.81% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £310 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +17.07%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 1115 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.20% 96.20% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 556 488
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +9 5 £318 - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £235 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SCOM
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VCP5
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp