The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 58 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £388 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +50.00%
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
894 1434 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.65% 95.66% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 700 767
Median daily rate £390 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (25.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) IIS
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (20.00%) JBoss
5 4 (20.00%) Apache
5 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) IaaS
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) vSphere

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) SaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Route 53
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) IISP
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) WebSpy