The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 38 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 2.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £316 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.40% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 341 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.68% 89.03% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 144 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 58
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Infrastructure Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Brocade
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 2 (18.18%) XenServer
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) CCA
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (18.18%) GxP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) CCA
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago