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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 198 262 263
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 535 342 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 219 166
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £179 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 34
Average hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £19.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.04 £34.60 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.63%
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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +84 238 £350 -3.11% 60
South East +32 111 £365 +24.25% 42
Yorkshire +15 51 £338 +50.00% 13
East of England +4 40 £275 +27.90% 7
South West +5 37 £333 +37.11% 19
North West 0 28 £238 -5.94% 17
West Midlands -17 20 £325 +11.68% 13
East Midlands -10 5 £250 -25.92% 2
Midlands +4 2 £238 -
North East -14 2 £255 -19.04% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 737 (73.85%) Windows
2 577 (57.82%) VMware
3 480 (48.10%) Active Directory
4 371 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 365 (36.57%) Microsoft
6 343 (34.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 268 (26.85%) MS Exchange
8 256 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 246 (24.65%) Citrix
10 242 (24.25%) Linux
11 234 (23.45%) Cisco
12 219 (21.94%) SAN
13 216 (21.64%) DNS
14 203 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 195 (19.54%) ITIL
16 182 (18.24%) vSphere
17 177 (17.74%) Firewall
18 164 (16.43%) SCCM
19 162 (16.23%) SQL Server
20 153 (15.33%) SQL
21 140 (14.03%) Security Cleared
22 137 (13.73%) PowerShell
23 132 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
24 130 (13.03%) DHCP
25 124 (12.42%) IIS
26 123 (12.32%) HP
27 122 (12.22%) Hyper-V
28 117 (11.72%) Finance
29 115 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
30 111 (11.12%) Windows 7

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 268 (26.85%) MS Exchange
2 132 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (12.42%) IIS
4 79 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 77 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (6.51%) Apache
7 58 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (4.81%) Lync
9 34 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 30 (3.01%) WebLogic
11 25 (2.51%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.80%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (1.00%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.00%) Confluence
15 10 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
16 9 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.90%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 88 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.41%) MS Office
3 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) RMDS
2 2 (0.20%) Eikon
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.91%) Office 365
3 41 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.90%) IaaS
5 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.70%) Heroku
6 7 (0.70%) SaaS
7 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.40%) PaaS
8 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.10%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (21.94%) SAN
2 216 (21.64%) DNS
3 177 (17.74%) Firewall
4 130 (13.03%) DHCP
5 108 (10.82%) LAN
6 102 (10.22%) WAN
7 83 (8.32%) TCP/IP
8 70 (7.01%) VPN
9 51 (5.11%) NAS
10 39 (3.91%) SSL
11 32 (3.21%) Network Security
12 29 (2.91%) LDAP
13 27 (2.71%) VLAN
14 26 (2.61%) Internet
14 26 (2.61%) MPLS
15 23 (2.30%) Wireless
15 23 (2.30%) NetScaler
16 22 (2.20%) VoIP
17 19 (1.90%) iSCSI
17 19 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.91%) MySQL
3 23 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.40%) DB2
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.20%) DTS
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.20%) Sybase ASA
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 44 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.61%) JIRA
3 26 (2.61%) Subversion
4 15 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (1.50%) Maven
4 15 (1.50%) TeamCity
4 15 (1.50%) Mercurial
4 15 (1.50%) Gradle
5 14 (1.40%) MSBuild
5 14 (1.40%) Ant
6 10 (1.00%) Hudson
7 9 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.70%) Introscope
10 4 (0.40%) MSI
10 4 (0.40%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 117 (11.72%) Finance
2 28 (2.81%) Banking
3 23 (2.30%) Back Office
4 21 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.90%) Retail
6 11 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.70%) Law
8 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.60%) Legal
10 5 (0.50%) Publishing
11 3 (0.30%) Military
11 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 2 (0.20%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) Marketing
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.41%) .NET
2 22 (2.20%) XML
3 18 (1.80%) HTML
4 15 (1.50%) Application Packaging
5 14 (1.40%) Rendezvous
5 14 (1.40%) Django
6 13 (1.30%) Web Services
6 13 (1.30%) J2EE
7 10 (1.00%) Middleware
8 8 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.60%) Worklight
11 4 (0.40%) CSS
11 4 (0.40%) LAMP
12 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.20%) Flash
13 2 (0.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 69 (6.91%) Clustering
3 38 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.51%) Replication
5 23 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.20%) PKI
7 16 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.20%) EqualLogic
9 12 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.10%) NHS
10 11 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.00%) Wiki
11 10 (1.00%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.60%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.50%) CLARiiON
15 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 737 (73.85%) Windows
2 371 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 256 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 242 (24.25%) Linux
5 203 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 111 (11.12%) Windows 7
7 83 (8.32%) UNIX
8 58 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (4.41%) Solaris
10 36 (3.61%) Windows XP
11 27 (2.71%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.90%) VMS
13 18 (1.80%) CentOS
14 16 (1.60%) Windows 2000
15 15 (1.50%) Debian
16 11 (1.10%) AIX
17 8 (0.80%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (19.54%) ITIL
2 106 (10.62%) Migration
3 60 (6.01%) Configuration Management
4 58 (5.81%) Load Balancing
5 52 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (4.91%) DevOps
7 48 (4.81%) Change Management
8 39 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (3.81%) Project Management
10 37 (3.71%) Problem Management
11 33 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (3.31%) Server Building
12 29 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (2.51%) Service Delivery
13 25 (2.51%) Incident Management
14 24 (2.40%) Information Security
15 22 (2.20%) Capacity Management
16 20 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (1.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (15.33%) SQL
2 137 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.21%) Python
4 47 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 41 (4.11%) VBScript
6 37 (3.71%) Java
7 35 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 29 (2.91%) Perl
9 28 (2.81%) Ruby
10 24 (2.40%) VB
11 21 (2.10%) PHP
12 17 (1.70%) C++
13 8 (0.80%) Jython
14 5 (0.50%) C
14 5 (0.50%) C#
15 2 (0.20%) Go
15 2 (0.20%) R
15 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.20%) VBA
15 2 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 140 (14.03%) Security Cleared
2 115 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (10.22%) SC Cleared
4 88 (8.82%) MCSE
5 62 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (4.21%) MCSA
7 42 (4.21%) CCNA
8 35 (3.51%) MCITP
9 32 (3.21%) Degree
10 28 (2.81%) DV Cleared
11 22 (2.20%) MCP
11 22 (2.20%) CCNP
12 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.90%) CISSP
14 8 (0.80%) VCP5
14 8 (0.80%) VCP4
15 7 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.60%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.11%) SLA
2 14 (1.40%) QA
3 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 480 (48.10%) Active Directory
2 343 (34.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (18.24%) vSphere
4 122 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 77 (7.72%) VMware ESX
5 77 (7.72%) XenApp
6 38 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (3.21%) XenDesktop
8 27 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (1.80%) vCloud
10 16 (1.60%) XenServer
10 16 (1.60%) VMware Server
11 14 (1.40%) Postfix
11 14 (1.40%) NFS
11 14 (1.40%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.00%) iptables
12 10 (1.00%) UAG
12 10 (1.00%) Samba
13 8 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 164 (16.43%) SCCM
2 78 (7.82%) SCOM
3 54 (5.41%) Puppet
4 28 (2.81%) WSUS
5 20 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.70%) Backup Exec
7 17 (1.70%) vMotion
8 16 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
9 15 (1.50%) BladeLogic
9 15 (1.50%) ARCserve
10 13 (1.30%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.20%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.20%) Nagios
11 12 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.00%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 577 (57.82%) VMware
2 365 (36.57%) Microsoft
3 246 (24.65%) Citrix
4 234 (23.45%) Cisco
5 123 (12.32%) HP
6 108 (10.82%) NetApp
7 79 (7.92%) Red Hat
7 79 (7.92%) Oracle
8 49 (4.91%) Dell
9 45 (4.51%) EMC
9 45 (4.51%) IBM
10 40 (4.01%) CheckPoint
11 31 (3.11%) F5
12 28 (2.81%) Juniper
13 26 (2.61%) Symantec
14 20 (2.00%) Splunk
15 19 (1.90%) AppSense
15 19 (1.90%) McAfee
16 18 (1.80%) 3PAR
17 16 (1.60%) TIBCO
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