The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 87 101 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 52 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.89% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 10
Average daily rate
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£255 £243 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -10.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.74%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2842 2237 2866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.88% 94.07% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1125 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 231 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Essex +7 13 £284 +15.81%
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £325 +52.94% 6
Norfolk -6 10 £153 -35.10%
Bedfordshire -14 10 £344 +18.53% 5
Suffolk -11 6 £135 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 6
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
3 35 (44.30%) VMware
4 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (39.24%) SCCM
6 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.11%) Citrix
8 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
9 21 (26.58%) Firewall
10 18 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (18.99%) ITIL
13 15 (18.99%) vSphere
14 14 (17.72%) Cisco
15 13 (16.46%) VLAN
15 13 (16.46%) SCOM
16 12 (15.19%) XenServer
16 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
16 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
16 12 (15.19%) IIS
17 11 (13.92%) DNS
17 11 (13.92%) DHCP
18 10 (12.66%) WAN
18 10 (12.66%) LAN
18 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (12.66%) SQL
18 10 (12.66%) MCSE
19 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (15.19%) IIS
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.86%) Apache
6 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.59%) GlassFish
7 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.33%) JOnAS
8 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) Firewall
2 13 (16.46%) VLAN
3 11 (13.92%) DNS
3 11 (13.92%) DHCP
4 10 (12.66%) WAN
4 10 (12.66%) LAN
5 9 (11.39%) SAN
5 9 (11.39%) VoIP
6 6 (7.59%) FTP
7 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.53%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) MPLS
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.27%) DMZ
8 1 (1.27%) SMS
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.27%) VisualVM
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
1 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) COM+
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Kindle
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.53%) DataPower
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) HPUX
7 2 (2.53%) Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 6 (7.59%) Migration
3 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.80%) Validation
5 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.27%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.27%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.27%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.27%) Change Control
6 1 (1.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.27%) DevOps
6 1 (1.27%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.27%) BCP
6 1 (1.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.27%) Project Management
6 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.53%) VBScript
3 2 (2.53%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (12.66%) MCSE
2 5 (6.33%) MCITP
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) CCA
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 2 (2.53%) CCDP
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) VCP5
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.99%) vSphere
4 12 (15.19%) XenServer
5 6 (7.59%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.59%) XenApp
6 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.33%) UAG
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.27%) VMFS
9 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.27%) vCloud
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (39.24%) SCCM
2 13 (16.46%) SCOM
3 3 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.27%) Opsview
4 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) VMware
2 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.11%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) WatchGuard
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 6 (7.59%) JBoss
6 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 6 (7.59%) webMethods
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) Juniper
8 3 (3.80%) Software AG
8 3 (3.80%) Nortel
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
9 2 (2.53%) Sophos
9 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.27%) Akamai
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