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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 227 290 303
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 480 312 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 196 182
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £223 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.50 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £33.26
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 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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 190 £375 +7.14% 44
South East +41 100 £320 -1.53% 35
East of England +31 77 £350 +44.32% 17
South West -11 43 £200 +17.64% 27
West Midlands -7 28 £310 +12.72% 7
Yorkshire +8 17 £313 +25.00% 9
North West -2 17 £310 +37.96% 12
East Midlands +2 9 £300 +22.44% 3
North East -33 2 £142 -47.31% 3
Midlands - 2 £300 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 600 (70.84%) Windows
2 459 (54.19%) VMware
3 445 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 338 (39.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 321 (37.90%) Microsoft
6 222 (26.21%) MS Exchange
6 222 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 216 (25.50%) Citrix
8 201 (23.73%) Cisco
9 198 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 196 (23.14%) SAN
11 182 (21.49%) Firewall
12 181 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 178 (21.02%) SCCM
14 165 (19.48%) DNS
15 157 (18.54%) Linux
16 154 (18.18%) ITIL
17 130 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2010
18 127 (14.99%) vSphere
19 123 (14.52%) DHCP
20 115 (13.58%) MS Excel
20 115 (13.58%) XenApp
21 113 (13.34%) SQL
22 109 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
23 108 (12.75%) HP
24 107 (12.63%) SCOM
25 98 (11.57%) Windows 7
26 90 (10.63%) Hyper-V
26 90 (10.63%) SQL Server
27 85 (10.04%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 222 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 130 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (10.04%) SharePoint
4 79 (9.33%) IIS
5 70 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 56 (6.61%) Apache
8 40 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (3.19%) Tomcat
10 24 (2.83%) Lync
11 20 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (2.24%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.89%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (1.30%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.06%) nginx
17 7 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
17 7 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
18 6 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 115 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) CATIA
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.42%) Office 365
4 17 (2.01%) IaaS
5 7 (0.83%) SaaS
6 6 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 196 (23.14%) SAN
2 182 (21.49%) Firewall
3 165 (19.48%) DNS
4 123 (14.52%) DHCP
5 82 (9.68%) WAN
6 77 (9.09%) LAN
7 62 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 41 (4.84%) VoIP
9 37 (4.37%) Internet
10 36 (4.25%) VPN
11 33 (3.90%) VLAN
12 30 (3.54%) Wireless
13 29 (3.42%) Network Security
14 26 (3.07%) MPLS
15 25 (2.95%) SSL
15 25 (2.95%) NAS
16 22 (2.60%) FTP
17 18 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
18 16 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.13%) MySQL
3 18 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (2.01%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.59%) SQLPlus
9 5 (0.59%) DB2
10 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.35%) Big Data
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 7
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.18%) Subversion
4 7 (0.83%) Hudson
5 3 (0.35%) JMeter
5 3 (0.35%) RSpec
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.24%) Introscope
7 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.12%) MSI
7 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.12%) VisualVM
General
1 59 (6.97%) Finance
2 35 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.60%) Banking
4 21 (2.48%) Publishing
5 19 (2.24%) Advertising
6 14 (1.65%) Retail
7 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.83%) Law
9 4 (0.47%) Automotive
9 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.47%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.35%) Back Office
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.24%) Marketing
11 2 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.72%) Web Services
2 16 (1.89%) HTML
3 15 (1.77%) .NET
4 9 (1.06%) Middleware
5 8 (0.94%) HTML5
5 8 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (0.83%) LAMP
6 7 (0.83%) OpenCL
7 6 (0.71%) Worklight
7 6 (0.71%) COM+
8 5 (0.59%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.35%) J2EE
10 2 (0.24%) OpenID
10 2 (0.24%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.24%) SOAP
10 2 (0.24%) SAML
10 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.24%) Java EE
11 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.43%) Clustering
2 31 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 30 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.07%) Thin Client
4 26 (3.07%) Fat Client
5 19 (2.24%) PKI
6 16 (1.89%) Replication
7 15 (1.77%) Kindle
8 13 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.42%) Open Source
10 8 (0.94%) NHS
11 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.71%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.59%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.59%) HACMP
14 4 (0.47%) Firmware
14 4 (0.47%) Spread Betting
15 3 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 600 (70.84%) Windows
2 338 (39.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 198 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 181 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 157 (18.54%) Linux
6 98 (11.57%) Windows 7
7 56 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (6.38%) UNIX
9 45 (5.31%) Windows XP
10 36 (4.25%) Solaris
11 16 (1.89%) AIX
12 14 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (1.53%) SUSE
14 12 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.18%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.94%) Debian
17 6 (0.71%) VMS
17 6 (0.71%) CentOS
18 5 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (18.18%) ITIL
2 53 (6.26%) Migration
3 45 (5.31%) DevOps
4 38 (4.49%) E-Commerce
5 31 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (3.54%) Configuration Management
7 24 (2.83%) Load Balancing
8 23 (2.72%) Business Continuity
8 23 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (2.36%) Change Management
10 19 (2.24%) Service Delivery
11 17 (2.01%) PRINCE2
11 17 (2.01%) Project Management
12 14 (1.65%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (1.65%) BCP
13 13 (1.53%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (1.53%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (1.42%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (1.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (13.34%) SQL
2 79 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 27 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 16 (1.89%) Ruby
5 15 (1.77%) Python
5 15 (1.77%) Perl
6 13 (1.53%) Java
7 11 (1.30%) C
7 11 (1.30%) VBScript
7 11 (1.30%) VB
8 7 (0.83%) PHP
9 6 (0.71%) Jython
10 5 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.47%) Clojure
11 4 (0.47%) VBA
12 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.35%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.24%) C#
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 109 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (9.21%) MCSE
3 76 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 54 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 39 (4.60%) CCNA
7 37 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (3.54%) Degree
9 28 (3.31%) MCITP
10 27 (3.19%) DV Cleared
10 27 (3.19%) MCP
11 26 (3.07%) MCSA
11 26 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (3.07%) CCNP
12 14 (1.65%) CCA
12 14 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.06%) MCTS
14 7 (0.83%) VCAP
14 7 (0.83%) VCDX
15 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.49%) SLA
2 15 (1.77%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.71%) QA
4 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 445 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 222 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (14.99%) vSphere
4 115 (13.58%) XenApp
5 90 (10.63%) Hyper-V
6 49 (5.79%) VMware ESX
7 47 (5.55%) XenServer
8 29 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 29 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (2.83%) vCloud
10 19 (2.24%) UAG
11 11 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (1.30%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.94%) NFS
14 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.59%) NLBS
15 5 (0.59%) Xen
15 5 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.59%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 178 (21.02%) SCCM
2 107 (12.63%) SCOM
3 47 (5.55%) Backup Exec
4 36 (4.25%) Puppet
5 26 (3.07%) NetBackup
6 22 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.89%) WSUS
8 11 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.06%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.83%) HP SIM
10 7 (0.83%) Ansible
10 7 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.71%) SCSM
11 6 (0.71%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.71%) Nagios
11 6 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 459 (54.19%) VMware
2 321 (37.90%) Microsoft
3 216 (25.50%) Citrix
4 201 (23.73%) Cisco
5 108 (12.75%) HP
6 65 (7.67%) NetApp
6 65 (7.67%) Red Hat
7 58 (6.85%) EMC
8 53 (6.26%) Symantec
9 49 (5.79%) CheckPoint
10 47 (5.55%) IBM
11 43 (5.08%) Oracle
12 39 (4.60%) Juniper
13 28 (3.31%) Dell
14 23 (2.72%) JBoss
15 21 (2.48%) McAfee
16 20 (2.36%) WatchGuard
17 18 (2.13%) Sophos
18 15 (1.77%) F5
19 14 (1.65%) AppSense
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £160 - 170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day (Maybe more if you have all the skills)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £28,000 - £30,000 plus Bonus Potential
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago