The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 58 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 0.99% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.04% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£325 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £183 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £243 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 670 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.13% 94.77% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 297 322
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 80 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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
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 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 12 £325 +85.71% 5
Peterborough - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) VLAN
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) XenServer
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) WatchGuard
5 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (34.78%) Kindle
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) VoIP
6 8 (34.78%) WAN
6 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) SCCM
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) SCOM
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) JOnAS
9 5 (21.74%) MCITP
9 5 (21.74%) MCSE
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
1 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (21.74%) JOnAS
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) VLAN
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) SMS
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Kindle
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) CCA
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) XenServer
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) UAG
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) WatchGuard
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Nortel
7 1 (4.35%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago