The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 41 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.54% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
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£363 £213 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 713 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.58% 94.06% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 294 296
Average daily rate £350 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 126
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Cambridge +13 26 £363 +107.14% 3
Peterborough +9 1 - - 3
Huntingdon - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Citrix
3 19 (51.35%) VLAN
4 18 (48.65%) XenServer
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (43.24%) WatchGuard
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco
7 15 (40.54%) VoIP
7 15 (40.54%) ISO 9001
7 15 (40.54%) ITIL
7 15 (40.54%) Kindle
8 10 (27.03%) VMware
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (18.92%) OpenCL
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Subversion
10 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) vSphere
10 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) WAN
10 7 (18.92%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) SCCM
12 5 (13.51%) SCOM

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
1 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) JOnAS
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) VLAN
3 15 (40.54%) VoIP
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) OpenCL
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) MCollective
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Kindle
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCITP
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CCA
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) XenServer
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) UAG
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Citrix
2 16 (43.24%) WatchGuard
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Nortel
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day (Maybe more if you have all the skills)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago