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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 59 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 93 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.08% 1.48% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 1.59% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 18 15
Average daily rate
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£349 £269 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.76% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £19.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.40 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.19
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +10.23%
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
2806 2264 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.04% 93.36% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1172 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 256 269
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 October 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
Bedfordshire - 38 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire +13 26 £338 +35.67% 1
Hertfordshire -2 12 £335 - 1
Suffolk +18 9 £248 -
Norfolk -7 6 £175 -28.57% 2
Essex -35 2 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 104 (71.23%) Windows
2 93 (63.70%) Active Directory
3 76 (52.05%) Microsoft
4 65 (44.52%) SCCM
5 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (30.82%) VMware
7 43 (29.45%) SCOM
8 40 (27.40%) Citrix
8 40 (27.40%) IIS
9 39 (26.71%) DNS
10 38 (26.03%) DHCP
10 38 (26.03%) E-Commerce
11 37 (25.34%) MS Excel
11 37 (25.34%) ITIL
12 29 (19.86%) Firewall
13 26 (17.81%) Cisco
14 25 (17.12%) FTP
15 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
17 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (13.01%) Web Services
18 19 (13.01%) .NET
18 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (10.96%) XenServer
20 16 (10.96%) Akamai
20 16 (10.96%) VoIP
21 15 (10.27%) ISO 9001
21 15 (10.27%) VLAN
21 15 (10.27%) Kindle

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 40 (27.40%) IIS
2 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.74%) Apache
7 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 37 (25.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.71%) DNS
2 38 (26.03%) DHCP
3 29 (19.86%) Firewall
4 25 (17.12%) FTP
5 16 (10.96%) VoIP
6 15 (10.27%) VLAN
7 12 (8.22%) SAN
8 7 (4.79%) WAN
8 7 (4.79%) LAN
9 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.74%) VPN
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.37%) MPLS
10 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.37%) SSH
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.68%) DMZ
11 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.05%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Subversion
1 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.42%) Publishing
2 4 (2.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) Web Services
1 19 (13.01%) .NET
2 7 (4.79%) OpenCL
3 2 (1.37%) J2EE
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) COM+
4 1 (0.68%) MCollective
4 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Kindle
2 7 (4.79%) Clustering
2 7 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.42%) FMCG
4 3 (2.05%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.05%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.05%) PKI
5 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 104 (71.23%) Windows
2 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.85%) Linux
7 5 (3.42%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.37%) UNIX
8 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) VMS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) E-Commerce
2 37 (25.34%) ITIL
3 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (4.79%) Software Testing
4 7 (4.79%) DevOps
5 5 (3.42%) Migration
6 3 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.05%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.37%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (1.37%) Project Management
7 2 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.68%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.68%) TOGAF
8 1 (0.68%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.68%) Service Management
8 1 (0.68%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.68%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.90%) SQL
3 9 (6.16%) Python
4 7 (4.79%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.42%) MCSE
3 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.05%) MCSA
4 3 (2.05%) Degree
5 2 (1.37%) VCP5
5 2 (1.37%) MCP
5 2 (1.37%) CCDP
5 2 (1.37%) CCNP
5 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.27%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.79%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (63.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.96%) XenServer
4 15 (10.27%) vSphere
5 10 (6.85%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.48%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.42%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.42%) vCloud
8 3 (2.05%) XenApp
9 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.68%) VMFS
10 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 65 (44.52%) SCCM
2 43 (29.45%) SCOM
3 8 (5.48%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.74%) WSUS
6 3 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.05%) Puppet
7 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.37%) SCSM
7 2 (1.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 76 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.82%) VMware
3 40 (27.40%) Citrix
4 26 (17.81%) Cisco
5 16 (10.96%) Akamai
6 15 (10.27%) WatchGuard
7 10 (6.85%) HP
8 8 (5.48%) Symantec
9 6 (4.11%) Sophos
10 5 (3.42%) AppSense
10 5 (3.42%) Veritas
10 5 (3.42%) Acronis
11 3 (2.05%) Wyse
11 3 (2.05%) McAfee
11 3 (2.05%) Nortel
11 3 (2.05%) Dell
11 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.05%) Juniper
11 3 (2.05%) CommVault
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle