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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.24%

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
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017, 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 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.00%) SCCM

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
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 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) PaaS
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Route 53
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
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%) 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
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
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 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
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 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) 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%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
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 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) WebSpy