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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 94 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.28% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.79 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.55% +35.00%
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
1293 1342 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.18% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 701 731
Median daily rate £395 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) vRealize
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Design
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) IISP
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (13.33%) vRealize
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle