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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 19 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.51% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 1.48% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £205 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.82% -48.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
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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
382 337 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.05% 93.35% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 152 162
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 85
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 20 (62.50%) Citrix
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (53.13%) XenServer
5 16 (50.00%) WatchGuard
5 16 (50.00%) Cisco
6 15 (46.88%) ISO 9001
6 15 (46.88%) VoIP
6 15 (46.88%) ITIL
6 15 (46.88%) VLAN
6 15 (46.88%) Kindle
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
7 8 (25.00%) Python
8 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Subversion
8 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
8 7 (21.88%) OpenCL
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) Juniper
10 4 (12.50%) SAN
10 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (9.38%) SCCM
11 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
11 3 (9.38%) HP
11 3 (9.38%) Nortel

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) VoIP
2 15 (46.88%) VLAN
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) OpenCL
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) MCollective
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Kindle
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
1 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.13%) DevOps
3 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Validation
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCA
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) XenServer
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Citrix
2 16 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Nortel
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet