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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 74 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£433 £200 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.25% -25.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -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 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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
1129 1022 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 92.74% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 453 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) HTTP
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) SSL
3 11 (55.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) Release Management
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (20.00%) PaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Heroku
8 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Puppet
10 1 (5.00%) Lync
10 1 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
10 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (5.00%) StatsD
10 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
10 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
10 1 (5.00%) vSphere

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
1 4 (20.00%) Heroku
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (55.00%) SSL
1 11 (55.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WLAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) DSDM
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) StatsD
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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