The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £420 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
358 273 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.28% 95.12% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 189 99
Average daily rate £325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix