The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 77 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1206 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.00% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 662 305
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Graphite
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
4 1 (12.50%) NAS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Heroku
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) StatsD
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle