The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 54 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 5.06% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 5.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
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£388 £363 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +107.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+41.81% +22.22%
Infrastructure Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
458 448 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.90% 94.51% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 296 152
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) IaaS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell