The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 216 274 261
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 464 314 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 193 142
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£363 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 22
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.32 £21.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.12% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -3.89%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 157 £375 - 69
South East +42 143 £375 +25.00% 45
East of England +38 55 £400 +33.33% 11
South West +6 38 £258 +47.14% 16
North West 0 30 £300 +12.14% 18
Yorkshire -17 14 £175 -29.64% 10
East Midlands +5 11 £325 +26.21% 4
West Midlands -18 8 £275 - 5
North East +6 7 £275 +14.58% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 776 (73.90%) Windows
2 579 (55.14%) VMware
3 538 (51.24%) Active Directory
4 402 (38.29%) Microsoft
5 385 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 322 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 263 (25.05%) Cisco
8 254 (24.19%) DNS
9 249 (23.71%) MS Exchange
10 246 (23.43%) Citrix
11 241 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 239 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 209 (19.90%) Linux
14 193 (18.38%) SAN
15 190 (18.10%) SCCM
16 186 (17.71%) Firewall
17 180 (17.14%) ITIL
18 179 (17.05%) vSphere
19 168 (16.00%) DHCP
20 156 (14.86%) HP
21 155 (14.76%) Security Cleared
22 132 (12.57%) PowerShell
22 132 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
23 131 (12.48%) IIS
24 123 (11.71%) SQL Server
25 121 (11.52%) NetApp
26 116 (11.05%) SCOM
27 112 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
28 110 (10.48%) Hyper-V
29 109 (10.38%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 249 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 132 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (12.48%) IIS
4 80 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 77 (7.33%) SharePoint
6 63 (6.00%) Apache
7 59 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 44 (4.19%) Lync
10 30 (2.86%) WebLogic
11 24 (2.29%) Tomcat
12 23 (2.19%) WebSphere
13 21 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (1.62%) OpenStack
15 13 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
15 13 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
16 11 (1.05%) JBoss
16 11 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
18 9 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.62%) MS Office
3 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) RMDS
2 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.095%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.05%) Office 365
4 16 (1.52%) IaaS
5 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.57%) Heroku
7 5 (0.48%) SaaS
8 2 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 254 (24.19%) DNS
2 193 (18.38%) SAN
3 186 (17.71%) Firewall
4 168 (16.00%) DHCP
5 103 (9.81%) LAN
6 98 (9.33%) WAN
7 94 (8.95%) TCP/IP
8 50 (4.76%) VPN
9 45 (4.29%) FTP
10 40 (3.81%) NAS
11 35 (3.33%) SSL
12 26 (2.48%) Internet
12 26 (2.48%) VLAN
13 24 (2.29%) LDAP
13 24 (2.29%) VoIP
14 23 (2.19%) MPLS
15 22 (2.10%) Wireless
15 22 (2.10%) NetScaler
16 20 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (1.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.86%) MySQL
3 20 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 7
9 3 (0.29%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.095%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.095%) Redis
11 1 (0.095%) KDB
Development Applications
1 28 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.24%) Subversion
4 11 (1.05%) JIRA
5 8 (0.76%) Introscope
5 8 (0.76%) Hudson
6 6 (0.57%) Maven
6 6 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.48%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.48%) Gradle
7 5 (0.48%) Ant
8 4 (0.38%) JMeter
9 3 (0.29%) StarTeam
9 3 (0.29%) MSI
9 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
11 1 (0.095%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.095%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (10.38%) Finance
2 32 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.38%) Retail
4 17 (1.62%) Banking
5 14 (1.33%) Publishing
6 12 (1.14%) Legal
7 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.05%) Back Office
8 9 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.57%) Law
9 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Local Government
11 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Military
12 2 (0.19%) Games
12 2 (0.19%) Marketing
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.095%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.86%) .NET
2 37 (3.52%) Web Services
3 20 (1.90%) J2EE
4 18 (1.71%) HTML
5 15 (1.43%) XML
6 11 (1.05%) Application Packaging
7 10 (0.95%) Worklight
8 9 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.48%) Django
10 5 (0.48%) Rendezvous
10 5 (0.48%) Middleware
11 4 (0.38%) CSS
12 3 (0.29%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.19%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.19%) SAML
13 2 (0.19%) LAMP
13 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.05%) Clustering
2 36 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.14%) PKI
4 22 (2.10%) Replication
4 22 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 18 (1.71%) Open Source
6 17 (1.62%) Fat Client
6 17 (1.62%) Thin Client
7 13 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 9 (0.86%) Wiki
8 9 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.76%) CLARiiON
10 7 (0.67%) Spread Betting
11 6 (0.57%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.48%) FMCG
12 5 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.48%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.48%) NHS
13 4 (0.38%) Handset
13 4 (0.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 776 (73.90%) Windows
2 385 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 239 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 209 (19.90%) Linux
6 107 (10.19%) Windows 7
7 65 (6.19%) UNIX
8 62 (5.90%) Solaris
9 55 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (4.95%) Windows XP
11 28 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 23 (2.19%) CentOS
13 21 (2.00%) VMS
14 15 (1.43%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.14%) AIX
16 8 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.76%) Debian
17 7 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (17.14%) ITIL
2 94 (8.95%) Migration
3 64 (6.10%) E-Commerce
4 45 (4.29%) DevOps
5 40 (3.81%) Configuration Management
5 40 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (2.95%) Change Management
8 28 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (2.48%) Load Balancing
10 26 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (2.38%) Problem Management
11 25 (2.38%) Project Management
12 23 (2.19%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (2.19%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.10%) Business Continuity
14 21 (2.00%) Service Delivery
15 19 (1.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 132 (12.57%) PowerShell
2 107 (10.19%) SQL
3 56 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 33 (3.14%) Bash Shell
5 29 (2.76%) PHP
6 27 (2.57%) VBScript
6 27 (2.57%) Python
7 23 (2.19%) Java
7 23 (2.19%) Ruby
8 22 (2.10%) Perl
9 18 (1.71%) VB
10 10 (0.95%) Jython
11 7 (0.67%) C++
12 6 (0.57%) C
13 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.38%) Clojure
15 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.19%) VBA
17 1 (0.095%) Groovy
17 1 (0.095%) C#
Qualifications
1 155 (14.76%) Security Cleared
2 112 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 78 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (7.05%) MCSE
6 60 (5.71%) CCNA
7 54 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (4.10%) DV Cleared
9 35 (3.33%) MCITP
10 31 (2.95%) MCSA
11 26 (2.48%) CCNP
11 26 (2.48%) Degree
12 25 (2.38%) MCP
13 21 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (1.90%) VCP4
15 19 (1.81%) CCA
16 14 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.95%) CCEA
17 10 (0.95%) MCTS
18 8 (0.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.62%) SLA
2 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.19%) QA
6 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 538 (51.24%) Active Directory
2 322 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (17.05%) vSphere
4 110 (10.48%) Hyper-V
5 98 (9.33%) XenApp
6 48 (4.57%) VMware ESX
7 45 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 31 (2.95%) vCloud
8 31 (2.95%) XenServer
9 30 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.43%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.33%) NFS
13 12 (1.14%) Xen
13 12 (1.14%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.14%) UAG
14 11 (1.05%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.86%) Postfix
15 9 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 190 (18.10%) SCCM
2 116 (11.05%) SCOM
3 48 (4.57%) Puppet
4 29 (2.76%) WSUS
5 27 (2.57%) NetBackup
6 25 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 20 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 14 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (1.24%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.14%) Nagios
11 12 (1.14%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.05%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.95%) ARCserve
13 10 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (0.95%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
16 7 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
17 6 (0.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 579 (55.14%) VMware
2 402 (38.29%) Microsoft
3 263 (25.05%) Cisco
4 246 (23.43%) Citrix
5 156 (14.86%) HP
6 121 (11.52%) NetApp
7 80 (7.62%) Red Hat
8 65 (6.19%) Oracle
9 59 (5.62%) EMC
10 47 (4.48%) IBM
10 47 (4.48%) CheckPoint
11 46 (4.38%) Dell
12 42 (4.00%) Symantec
13 33 (3.14%) McAfee
14 30 (2.86%) Juniper
15 25 (2.38%) Akamai
16 21 (2.00%) F5
17 19 (1.81%) AppSense
18 18 (1.71%) SolarWinds
19 17 (1.62%) 3PAR
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