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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 80 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.15% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
6 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) SSL
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
8 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 5 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (27.78%) SSL
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) IISP
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat