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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 83 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.56% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.58% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £390 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +42.85%
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
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL

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%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) IISP
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle