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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 75 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £200 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -47.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £200 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £200 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) HTTP
3 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 12 (63.16%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (63.16%) SSL
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
7 6 (31.58%) Release Management
8 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (21.05%) PaaS
8 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (21.05%) Heroku
8 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
9 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (10.53%) Puppet
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
11 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.26%) Finance
11 1 (5.26%) Scrum
11 1 (5.26%) Retail
11 1 (5.26%) SCCM
11 1 (5.26%) SCOM
11 1 (5.26%) FMCG
11 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
1 4 (21.05%) Heroku
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
1 12 (63.16%) Reverse Proxy
1 12 (63.16%) SSL
2 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
2 6 (31.58%) Release Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) StatsD
2 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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