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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 87 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 55 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 1.67% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 6
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£350 £255 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +22.22%
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
2961 2889 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.15% 92.92% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1695 1139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 241 236
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 26 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £313 -3.84%
Essex -15 8 £350 +23.34%
Bedfordshire +9 6 £381 +10.90%
Norfolk -4 5 £200 +31.14%
Suffolk +1 1 £225 +66.66%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (46.51%) VMware
5 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (39.53%) Citrix
7 29 (33.72%) SCCM
8 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (29.07%) Hyper-V
10 23 (26.74%) Cisco
10 23 (26.74%) SCOM
11 21 (24.42%) DNS
12 20 (23.26%) Symantec
13 19 (22.09%) Terminal Services
13 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
14 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
14 18 (20.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
15 17 (19.77%) DHCP
16 16 (18.60%) Linux
17 14 (16.28%) HP
18 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (15.12%) Puppet
19 12 (13.95%) SAN
19 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.95%) SQL
20 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
20 11 (12.79%) Firewall
21 10 (11.63%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) IaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) DNS
2 17 (19.77%) DHCP
3 12 (13.95%) SAN
4 11 (12.79%) Firewall
5 5 (5.81%) VLAN
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.65%) LAN
6 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.49%) WAN
8 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.33%) Wireless
8 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.33%) IPv4
9 1 (1.16%) VPN
9 1 (1.16%) PBX
9 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.16%) SNMP
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) HP Storage
2 3 (3.49%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.33%) DTV
3 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.16%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.60%) Linux
6 9 (10.47%) UNIX
7 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Debian
8 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 2 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
2 9 (10.47%) DevOps
3 8 (9.30%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.14%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Server Building
6 5 (5.81%) Migration
6 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Ruby
4 4 (4.65%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) VCP4
3 2 (2.33%) VCP5
3 2 (2.33%) MCITP
3 2 (2.33%) MCSE
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) CCA
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.07%) Hyper-V
3 19 (22.09%) Terminal Services
4 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (11.63%) XenApp
6 8 (9.30%) vSphere
7 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.16%) Firmware
9 1 (1.16%) XenServer
9 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (33.72%) SCCM
2 23 (26.74%) SCOM
3 18 (20.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (15.12%) Puppet
5 4 (4.65%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.49%) WSUS
7 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.16%) Ansible
8 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (46.51%) VMware
2 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.53%) Citrix
4 23 (26.74%) Cisco
5 20 (23.26%) Symantec
6 14 (16.28%) HP
7 9 (10.47%) NetApp
8 7 (8.14%) Dell
8 7 (8.14%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.81%) EMC
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle
11 3 (3.49%) SAP
12 2 (2.33%) BEA
12 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.33%) Sophos
12 2 (2.33%) F5
13 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.16%) Wyse