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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 46 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.55% 1.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.38%
Infrastructure Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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
439 372 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.40% 92.31% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 260 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 47
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £42.55 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -8.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 July 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) IaaS
8 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Python
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Perl
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) CCNA

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Debian
7 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell