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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 204 256 328
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +72
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 554 352 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 233 135
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£348 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £41.10 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.41%
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
47193 43479 43690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.51% 92.86% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30286 26865 25059
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1900 2331
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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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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 +16 219 £375 +2.73% 49
South East +49 117 £350 +34.61% 29
East of England +31 95 £350 +27.27% 11
South West -4 36 £200 -30.43% 24
North West +12 25 £320 -1.53% 16
West Midlands -14 25 £265 -5.35% 12
Yorkshire -2 17 £325 +44.44% 3
East Midlands +15 14 £344 +33.49% 7
North East -33 4 £300 +25.00%
Midlands - 3 £350 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 695 (71.95%) Windows
2 522 (54.04%) VMware
3 516 (53.42%) Active Directory
4 377 (39.03%) Microsoft
5 362 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 267 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 247 (25.57%) Citrix
8 235 (24.33%) MS Exchange
9 230 (23.81%) Cisco
10 223 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 201 (20.81%) Firewall
12 200 (20.70%) SAN
13 198 (20.50%) DNS
14 188 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 170 (17.60%) SCCM
16 167 (17.29%) ITIL
17 162 (16.77%) Linux
18 158 (16.36%) vSphere
19 156 (16.15%) DHCP
20 137 (14.18%) MS Excel
21 135 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
22 131 (13.56%) XenApp
23 126 (13.04%) HP
24 116 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
25 107 (11.08%) SCOM
26 103 (10.66%) IIS
27 100 (10.35%) SQL
27 100 (10.35%) PowerShell
28 98 (10.14%) SQL Server
29 97 (10.04%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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
1 235 (24.33%) MS Exchange
2 135 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (10.66%) IIS
4 88 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 70 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 61 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 40 (4.14%) Apache
9 32 (3.31%) Lync
10 21 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 20 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.86%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.24%) JBoss
14 11 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.93%) nginx
17 7 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
18 6 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
19 5 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 137 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) MS Project
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.10%) assyst
3 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.10%) RMDS
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.31%) Office 365
4 9 (0.93%) IaaS
5 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 201 (20.81%) Firewall
2 200 (20.70%) SAN
3 198 (20.50%) DNS
4 156 (16.15%) DHCP
5 86 (8.90%) WAN
5 86 (8.90%) LAN
6 79 (8.18%) TCP/IP
7 43 (4.45%) VoIP
7 43 (4.45%) FTP
8 41 (4.24%) VPN
9 34 (3.52%) Network Security
10 32 (3.31%) Wireless
10 32 (3.31%) VLAN
11 30 (3.11%) MPLS
12 29 (3.00%) Internet
13 27 (2.80%) SSL
14 26 (2.69%) NAS
15 23 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (2.07%) NetScaler
17 15 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.38%) MySQL
4 16 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.52%) DB2
9 4 (0.41%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.31%) Big Data
10 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.14%) Subversion
3 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.41%) JMeter
5 3 (0.31%) RSpec
5 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.21%) Introscope
6 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.21%) Hudson
6 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Maven
7 1 (0.10%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.10%) MSI
General
1 76 (7.87%) Finance
2 43 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.28%) Retail
4 16 (1.66%) Advertising
5 15 (1.55%) Publishing
6 14 (1.45%) Banking
7 9 (0.93%) Legal
8 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.41%) Back Office
9 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.21%) Local Government
11 2 (0.21%) Military
11 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Marketing
12 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.45%) Web Services
2 37 (3.83%) .NET
3 16 (1.66%) HTML
4 11 (1.14%) J2EE
5 9 (0.93%) Middleware
6 8 (0.83%) HTML5
7 7 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (0.72%) OpenCL
8 6 (0.62%) Worklight
9 4 (0.41%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.41%) XML
10 3 (0.31%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.31%) LAMP
10 3 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.21%) Java EE
11 2 (0.21%) SAML
11 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.21%) CSS
11 2 (0.21%) OpenID
11 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.93%) Clustering
2 36 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 28 (2.90%) PKI
5 26 (2.69%) Fat Client
5 26 (2.69%) Thin Client
6 20 (2.07%) Replication
7 15 (1.55%) Kindle
8 13 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.04%) Open Source
10 8 (0.83%) CLARiiON
11 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.72%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.62%) FMCG
13 4 (0.41%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.41%) Freedom of Information Act
13 4 (0.41%) Statistics
13 4 (0.41%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 695 (71.95%) Windows
2 362 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 223 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 188 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (16.77%) Linux
6 91 (9.42%) Windows 7
7 67 (6.94%) UNIX
8 57 (5.90%) Windows XP
9 54 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (4.87%) Solaris
11 17 (1.76%) AIX
12 15 (1.55%) CentOS
12 15 (1.55%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.04%) SUSE
14 9 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.83%) VMS
16 7 (0.72%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (17.29%) ITIL
2 68 (7.04%) E-Commerce
3 54 (5.59%) Migration
4 41 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (4.24%) DevOps
5 30 (3.11%) Configuration Management
6 26 (2.69%) Network Monitoring
7 25 (2.59%) Load Balancing
8 24 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (2.07%) Service Delivery
10 20 (2.07%) Business Continuity
11 19 (1.97%) Change Management
11 19 (1.97%) Project Management
11 19 (1.97%) Service Management
12 18 (1.86%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (1.76%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (1.35%) Incident Management
14 13 (1.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 100 (10.35%) SQL
1 100 (10.35%) PowerShell
2 36 (3.73%) Shell Script
3 33 (3.42%) Bash Shell
4 16 (1.66%) Ruby
5 15 (1.55%) Python
5 15 (1.55%) VBScript
6 13 (1.35%) Perl
6 13 (1.35%) Java
7 11 (1.14%) PHP
7 11 (1.14%) VB
8 6 (0.62%) Jython
9 5 (0.52%) VBA
9 5 (0.52%) Clojure
9 5 (0.52%) C
10 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.21%) C#
12 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.10%) Golang
Qualifications
1 116 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 79 (8.18%) MCSE
4 63 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (5.28%) CCNA
5 51 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 50 (5.18%) SC Cleared
7 42 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 33 (3.42%) MCITP
9 28 (2.90%) Degree
9 28 (2.90%) CCNP
10 27 (2.80%) MCP
11 26 (2.69%) MCSA
12 25 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.55%) CCA
13 15 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.24%) MCTS
15 7 (0.72%) CCEA
16 4 (0.41%) VCAP
16 4 (0.41%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.87%) SLA
2 15 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.62%) QA
4 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 516 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 267 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (16.36%) vSphere
4 131 (13.56%) XenApp
5 97 (10.04%) Hyper-V
6 48 (4.97%) VMware ESX
7 45 (4.66%) XenDesktop
8 44 (4.55%) XenServer
9 32 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (3.00%) vCloud
11 12 (1.24%) UAG
11 12 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.24%) NFS
12 9 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.72%) Xen
15 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.62%) Firmware
15 6 (0.62%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 170 (17.60%) SCCM
2 107 (11.08%) SCOM
3 48 (4.97%) Backup Exec
4 33 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 31 (3.21%) Puppet
6 20 (2.07%) WSUS
7 15 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.14%) FortiGate
10 10 (1.04%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.83%) Nagios
12 8 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.83%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.62%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
14 6 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.62%) MOM
15 5 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 522 (54.04%) VMware
2 377 (39.03%) Microsoft
3 247 (25.57%) Citrix
4 230 (23.81%) Cisco
5 126 (13.04%) HP
6 79 (8.18%) NetApp
7 71 (7.35%) Red Hat
8 59 (6.11%) EMC
8 59 (6.11%) Symantec
9 53 (5.49%) CheckPoint
10 48 (4.97%) Oracle
11 47 (4.87%) Juniper
12 45 (4.66%) IBM
13 38 (3.93%) Dell
14 33 (3.42%) McAfee
15 23 (2.38%) Akamai
16 21 (2.17%) Sophos
17 18 (1.86%) WatchGuard
17 18 (1.86%) F5
18 17 (1.76%) Veeam
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