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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 221 270 289
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 512 338 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.76% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 207 172
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £38.50 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.25%
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 192 £375 +4.16% 56
South East +40 117 £350 +12.00% 45
East of England +37 91 £343 +34.97% 7
South West -7 39 £175 +2.94% 31
West Midlands -8 26 £300 +9.09% 11
Yorkshire +4 19 £310 +37.77% 6
North West -2 15 £320 - 17
East Midlands +6 9 £238 +3.26% 4
North East -37 4 £300 +11.11% 1
Midlands - 3 £350 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 647 (71.89%) Windows
2 497 (55.22%) VMware
3 491 (54.56%) Active Directory
4 356 (39.56%) Microsoft
5 355 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 246 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 236 (26.22%) Citrix
8 229 (25.44%) MS Exchange
9 222 (24.67%) Cisco
10 212 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 200 (22.22%) Firewall
12 196 (21.78%) SAN
13 182 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 175 (19.44%) DNS
15 171 (19.00%) ITIL
16 167 (18.56%) SCCM
17 160 (17.78%) Linux
18 140 (15.56%) vSphere
19 138 (15.33%) DHCP
20 133 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 128 (14.22%) MS Excel
22 126 (14.00%) XenApp
23 119 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
24 110 (12.22%) HP
25 109 (12.11%) SQL
26 99 (11.00%) SCOM
27 95 (10.56%) IIS
28 93 (10.33%) Hyper-V
29 92 (10.22%) PowerShell
29 92 (10.22%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 229 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 133 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (10.56%) IIS
4 87 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 83 (9.22%) SharePoint
6 63 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 46 (5.11%) Apache
9 32 (3.56%) Lync
10 25 (2.78%) Tomcat
11 21 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (2.00%) WebSphere
12 18 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.89%) WebLogic
14 15 (1.67%) JBoss
15 11 (1.22%) OpenStack
16 9 (1.00%) nginx
17 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
18 7 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 128 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.67%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) MS Project
3 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.11%) assyst
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (3.89%) Office 365
4 16 (1.78%) IaaS
5 4 (0.44%) SaaS
5 4 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 200 (22.22%) Firewall
2 196 (21.78%) SAN
3 175 (19.44%) DNS
4 138 (15.33%) DHCP
5 82 (9.11%) WAN
6 78 (8.67%) LAN
7 69 (7.67%) TCP/IP
8 41 (4.56%) VoIP
9 35 (3.89%) Wireless
10 34 (3.78%) VPN
11 33 (3.67%) FTP
12 32 (3.56%) Internet
12 32 (3.56%) MPLS
13 30 (3.33%) VLAN
14 29 (3.22%) Network Security
14 29 (3.22%) NAS
15 25 (2.78%) SSL
16 20 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (2.11%) NetScaler
18 18 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (2.11%) MySQL
4 17 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.56%) SQLPlus
9 5 (0.56%) DB2
10 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.33%) Big Data
11 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 7
12 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.22%) Subversion
3 9 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.44%) Hudson
4 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.44%) JMeter
5 3 (0.33%) RSpec
5 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.22%) Introscope
6 2 (0.22%) MSI
7 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 71 (7.89%) Finance
2 35 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.33%) Banking
4 19 (2.11%) Publishing
5 16 (1.78%) Advertising
6 15 (1.67%) Retail
7 9 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.67%) Law
10 4 (0.44%) Automotive
10 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.44%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Marketing
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.00%) Web Services
2 26 (2.89%) .NET
3 18 (2.00%) HTML
4 9 (1.00%) Middleware
5 8 (0.89%) J2EE
5 8 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (0.89%) HTML5
6 7 (0.78%) OpenCL
7 6 (0.67%) Worklight
8 5 (0.56%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.33%) XML
9 3 (0.33%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.33%) LAMP
9 3 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.22%) Java EE
10 2 (0.22%) SAML
10 2 (0.22%) OpenID
10 2 (0.22%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.11%) ZeroMQ
11 1 (0.11%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.56%) Clustering
2 37 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.78%) Blackberry
4 29 (3.22%) PKI
5 26 (2.89%) Thin Client
5 26 (2.89%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.00%) Replication
7 15 (1.67%) Kindle
8 13 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.00%) Open Source
10 7 (0.78%) CLARiiON
10 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.67%) NHS
11 6 (0.67%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.67%) FMCG
12 5 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.56%) HACMP
12 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.33%) PMI
13 3 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 647 (71.89%) Windows
2 355 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 182 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (17.78%) Linux
6 91 (10.11%) Windows 7
7 62 (6.89%) UNIX
8 58 (6.44%) Windows XP
8 58 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (5.11%) Solaris
10 18 (2.00%) AIX
11 13 (1.44%) SUSE
11 13 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.33%) CentOS
13 11 (1.22%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.78%) Debian
17 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (19.00%) ITIL
2 53 (5.89%) E-Commerce
3 50 (5.56%) Migration
4 38 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (4.11%) DevOps
6 34 (3.78%) Configuration Management
7 26 (2.89%) Change Management
8 24 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (2.56%) Load Balancing
10 20 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (2.11%) Business Continuity
11 19 (2.11%) Project Management
12 18 (2.00%) Service Management
12 18 (2.00%) Service Delivery
13 17 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (1.78%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
16 13 (1.44%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (1.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (12.11%) SQL
2 92 (10.22%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 29 (3.22%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.67%) Perl
5 15 (1.67%) Ruby
6 14 (1.56%) Python
6 14 (1.56%) Java
6 14 (1.56%) VBScript
7 12 (1.33%) VB
8 8 (0.89%) PHP
9 6 (0.67%) C
9 6 (0.67%) Jython
10 5 (0.56%) VBA
10 5 (0.56%) Clojure
10 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.11%) C#
13 1 (0.11%) Golang
Qualifications
1 119 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (9.22%) MCSE
3 81 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 65 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (5.78%) CCNA
6 46 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (4.89%) SC Cleared
8 33 (3.67%) DV Cleared
9 30 (3.33%) MCITP
9 30 (3.33%) MCSA
10 29 (3.22%) MCP
11 27 (3.00%) CCNP
11 27 (3.00%) Degree
12 26 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.67%) MCTS
14 11 (1.22%) CCA
14 11 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.67%) VCDX
15 6 (0.67%) VCAP
16 4 (0.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.67%) SLA
2 15 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.67%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 491 (54.56%) Active Directory
2 246 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (15.56%) vSphere
4 126 (14.00%) XenApp
5 93 (10.33%) Hyper-V
6 47 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 37 (4.11%) XenServer
8 35 (3.89%) XenDesktop
9 32 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (3.11%) vCloud
11 18 (2.00%) UAG
12 12 (1.33%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.00%) NFS
15 8 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.78%) Xen
17 5 (0.56%) NLBS
17 5 (0.56%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.56%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.56%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 167 (18.56%) SCCM
2 99 (11.00%) SCOM
3 48 (5.33%) Backup Exec
4 34 (3.78%) Puppet
4 34 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 19 (2.11%) WSUS
6 18 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.00%) SCOrch
9 8 (0.89%) HP SIM
9 8 (0.89%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.89%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.78%) MOM
10 7 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.78%) Nagios
10 7 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 497 (55.22%) VMware
2 356 (39.56%) Microsoft
3 236 (26.22%) Citrix
4 222 (24.67%) Cisco
5 110 (12.22%) HP
6 76 (8.44%) NetApp
7 70 (7.78%) Red Hat
8 61 (6.78%) Symantec
9 57 (6.33%) EMC
10 54 (6.00%) CheckPoint
11 46 (5.11%) Juniper
12 45 (5.00%) Oracle
13 42 (4.67%) IBM
14 36 (4.00%) Dell
15 25 (2.78%) McAfee
16 18 (2.00%) Sophos
16 18 (2.00%) WatchGuard
16 18 (2.00%) Veeam
16 18 (2.00%) Akamai
17 16 (1.78%) F5
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