The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 73 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 77 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 0.97% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.04% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £243 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £33.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
Infrastructure Engineer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2879 2214 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.69% 93.30% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 1094 1426
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 211 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
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 the East of England

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +26 30 £338 +43.61% 4
Bedfordshire - 26 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £335 - 5
Suffolk - 5 £243 - 1
Norfolk -12 3 £300 +22.44% 1
Essex -13 3 £313 +28.86% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
3 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
4 52 (41.60%) SCCM
5 51 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (34.40%) VMware
7 36 (28.80%) Citrix
8 35 (28.00%) SCOM
9 33 (26.40%) ITIL
10 31 (24.80%) Firewall
11 29 (23.20%) MS Exchange
12 27 (21.60%) IIS
12 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
13 26 (20.80%) DNS
14 25 (20.00%) DHCP
15 24 (19.20%) Cisco
16 22 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (16.80%) vSphere
17 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
18 19 (15.20%) XenServer
18 19 (15.20%) VLAN
18 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2003
19 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (12.80%) VoIP
20 16 (12.80%) WatchGuard
21 15 (12.00%) Windows 7
21 15 (12.00%) Kindle
21 15 (12.00%) ISO 9001
22 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2007

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (23.20%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.60%) IIS
3 22 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.60%) Apache
7 6 (4.80%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.20%) JOnAS
9 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.80%) SAS
10 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.80%) Firewall
2 26 (20.80%) DNS
3 25 (20.00%) DHCP
4 19 (15.20%) VLAN
5 16 (12.80%) VoIP
6 13 (10.40%) SAN
6 13 (10.40%) FTP
7 11 (8.80%) LAN
7 11 (8.80%) WAN
8 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.40%) VPN
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.60%) Internet
10 2 (1.60%) MPLS
11 1 (0.80%) DMZ
11 1 (0.80%) SSH
11 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Subversion
1 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
2 1 (0.80%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.80%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.80%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Publishing
2 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Web Services
2 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 7 (5.60%) OpenCL
4 6 (4.80%) COM+
5 3 (2.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.80%) XML
6 1 (0.80%) SOAP
6 1 (0.80%) HTML5
6 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.80%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Kindle
2 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.80%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.60%) DataPower
4 2 (1.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 51 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.20%) Linux
7 6 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.80%) VMS
8 1 (0.80%) UNIX
8 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.20%) Migration
4 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
5 6 (4.80%) DevOps
5 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.60%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.60%) Project Management
9 1 (0.80%) BCP
9 1 (0.80%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.80%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.80%) TOGAF
9 1 (0.80%) Network Design
9 1 (0.80%) Validation
9 1 (0.80%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.80%) Wealth Management
9 1 (0.80%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.40%) Python
4 7 (5.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) MCSE
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.20%) MCITP
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.40%) CCA
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.40%) MCSA
5 3 (2.40%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) VCP5
6 2 (1.60%) MCP
6 2 (1.60%) CCNP
6 2 (1.60%) CCDP
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.80%) vSphere
3 19 (15.20%) XenServer
4 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.00%) XenApp
7 5 (4.00%) vCloud
8 4 (3.20%) UAG
8 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.80%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 52 (41.60%) SCCM
2 35 (28.00%) SCOM
3 8 (6.40%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.20%) WSUS
6 2 (1.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.80%) Nagios
7 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.80%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.80%) Opsview
7 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.80%) SCSM
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.40%) VMware
3 36 (28.80%) Citrix
4 24 (19.20%) Cisco
5 16 (12.80%) WatchGuard
6 9 (7.20%) HP
7 6 (4.80%) Akamai
7 6 (4.80%) JBoss
7 6 (4.80%) IBM
7 6 (4.80%) Sophos
7 6 (4.80%) webMethods
7 6 (4.80%) Symantec
8 5 (4.00%) Veritas
8 5 (4.00%) Acronis
9 4 (3.20%) Juniper
10 3 (2.40%) Wyse
10 3 (2.40%) Software AG
10 3 (2.40%) CommVault
10 3 (2.40%) Nortel
11 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
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