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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 200 242 291
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 579 379 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 252 167
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£330 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 28
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £19.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £46.50 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.38%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +68 253 £350 -6.66% 49
South East +27 117 £345 +10.40% 33
Yorkshire +28 61 £375 +57.89% 13
East of England +7 52 £288 +22.34% 7
South West -3 34 £243 -15.65% 13
North West -4 34 £275 +13.16% 18
West Midlands -24 12 £275 -4.34% 7
East Midlands -9 6 £320 -3.39%
Midlands +1 4 £266 -11.25%
North East -26 3 £275 +22.22% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 752 (73.08%) Windows
2 603 (58.60%) VMware
3 497 (48.30%) Active Directory
4 377 (36.64%) Microsoft
5 372 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 349 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 272 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 269 (26.14%) MS Exchange
9 262 (25.46%) Citrix
10 239 (23.23%) Linux
11 232 (22.55%) SAN
12 227 (22.06%) Cisco
13 207 (20.12%) ITIL
13 207 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 196 (19.05%) Firewall
15 195 (18.95%) DNS
16 182 (17.69%) SQL Server
17 179 (17.40%) SQL
18 172 (16.72%) vSphere
19 159 (15.45%) PowerShell
20 151 (14.67%) SCCM
21 140 (13.61%) Hyper-V
22 136 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
22 136 (13.22%) Finance
23 134 (13.02%) IIS
24 122 (11.86%) DHCP
24 122 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 118 (11.47%) HP
26 112 (10.88%) LAN
27 109 (10.59%) Security Cleared

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 269 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 136 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (13.02%) IIS
4 80 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 68 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 59 (5.73%) Lync
8 57 (5.54%) Apache
9 27 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (2.43%) WebLogic
11 22 (2.14%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.97%) Confluence
14 10 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.87%) MediaWiki
15 9 (0.87%) nginx
16 6 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
16 6 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 87 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.47%) MS Office
3 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) HipChat
6 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.49%) RMDS
3 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 63 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.44%) Office 365
3 44 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.46%) IaaS
5 8 (0.78%) SaaS
6 6 (0.58%) PaaS
7 5 (0.49%) Heroku
7 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.097%) Yammer
10 1 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 232 (22.55%) SAN
2 196 (19.05%) Firewall
3 195 (18.95%) DNS
4 122 (11.86%) DHCP
5 112 (10.88%) LAN
6 106 (10.30%) WAN
7 85 (8.26%) TCP/IP
8 75 (7.29%) VPN
9 44 (4.28%) NAS
10 39 (3.79%) Network Security
11 33 (3.21%) VLAN
11 33 (3.21%) SSL
12 29 (2.82%) MPLS
13 28 (2.72%) LDAP
14 27 (2.62%) Internet
15 25 (2.43%) NetScaler
16 22 (2.14%) VoIP
17 20 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (1.85%) iSCSI
19 18 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.01%) MySQL
3 29 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.39%) DB2
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.19%) DTS
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.19%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (4.47%) Git (software)
1 46 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 27 (2.62%) Subversion
3 26 (2.53%) JIRA
4 15 (1.46%) Maven
4 15 (1.46%) Gradle
4 15 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.36%) MSBuild
5 14 (1.36%) Ant
5 14 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (1.36%) Mercurial
6 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.87%) Hudson
7 4 (0.39%) Gerrit
7 4 (0.39%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.39%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.39%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 136 (13.22%) Finance
2 39 (3.79%) Banking
3 30 (2.92%) Retail
4 23 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.14%) Back Office
6 13 (1.26%) Law
6 13 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.78%) Marketing
9 7 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.68%) Legal
9 7 (0.68%) Electronics
10 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Local Government
11 3 (0.29%) Games
11 3 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.62%) .NET
2 18 (1.75%) Django
3 17 (1.65%) XML
4 16 (1.55%) Web Services
5 15 (1.46%) HTML
5 15 (1.46%) Middleware
6 14 (1.36%) Rendezvous
7 12 (1.17%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.87%) J2EE
9 7 (0.68%) LAMP
10 5 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (0.49%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.39%) CSS
11 4 (0.39%) Sinatra
12 3 (0.29%) Java EE
12 3 (0.29%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.19%) LINQ
13 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.00%) Clustering
3 41 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.53%) Replication
6 22 (2.14%) PKI
7 20 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.17%) NHS
9 12 (1.17%) EqualLogic
10 10 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 10 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 10 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.87%) Wiki
12 7 (0.68%) DTV
13 6 (0.58%) HP Storage
14 5 (0.49%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.49%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 752 (73.08%) Windows
2 372 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 272 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 239 (23.23%) Linux
5 207 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 90 (8.75%) UNIX
8 65 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (3.69%) Solaris
10 25 (2.43%) Windows XP
11 21 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 18 (1.75%) CentOS
13 15 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 15 (1.46%) Debian
14 14 (1.36%) AIX
15 13 (1.26%) VMS
16 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.87%) SUSE
17 8 (0.78%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (20.12%) ITIL
2 105 (10.20%) Migration
3 62 (6.03%) Configuration Management
4 61 (5.93%) Load Balancing
5 55 (5.34%) Change Management
6 53 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (4.66%) DevOps
8 46 (4.47%) Project Management
9 43 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (4.08%) Server Building
11 37 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 34 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (3.11%) Service Delivery
14 31 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (2.33%) Information Security
16 22 (2.14%) Incident Management
16 22 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (2.14%) Capacity Management
17 20 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (1.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 179 (17.40%) SQL
2 159 (15.45%) PowerShell
3 60 (5.83%) Python
4 40 (3.89%) Java
5 38 (3.69%) VBScript
6 35 (3.40%) Perl
6 35 (3.40%) Shell Script
7 33 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.72%) Ruby
9 21 (2.04%) VB
10 18 (1.75%) PHP
11 17 (1.65%) C++
12 9 (0.87%) C#
13 5 (0.49%) C
13 5 (0.49%) Groovy
14 4 (0.39%) Jython
15 2 (0.19%) R
15 2 (0.19%) VBA
15 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.097%) Go
Qualifications
1 122 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 99 (9.62%) MCSE
4 77 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 73 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 65 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (4.86%) MCSA
7 50 (4.86%) CCNA
8 41 (3.98%) Degree
9 40 (3.89%) MCITP
10 21 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 21 (2.04%) MCP
11 20 (1.94%) CCNP
12 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.87%) CISSP
13 9 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.87%) VCP4
13 9 (0.87%) VCP5
14 8 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.11%) SLA
2 17 (1.65%) QA
3 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 497 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 349 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (16.72%) vSphere
4 140 (13.61%) Hyper-V
5 88 (8.55%) XenApp
6 81 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 51 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (3.50%) XenDesktop
9 24 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (2.04%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.65%) XenServer
12 15 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 14 (1.36%) Postfix
14 12 (1.17%) NFS
15 10 (0.97%) Samba
15 10 (0.97%) iptables
16 9 (0.87%) vCloud
17 8 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (0.78%) Firmware
17 8 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 151 (14.67%) SCCM
2 71 (6.90%) SCOM
3 54 (5.25%) Puppet
4 25 (2.43%) WSUS
5 23 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 20 (1.94%) BladeLogic
8 17 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 16 (1.55%) vMotion
10 14 (1.36%) Nagios
11 12 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (1.17%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (0.97%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.97%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.97%) ARCserve
14 9 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (0.87%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 603 (58.60%) VMware
2 377 (36.64%) Microsoft
3 262 (25.46%) Citrix
4 227 (22.06%) Cisco
5 118 (11.47%) HP
6 85 (8.26%) NetApp
7 84 (8.16%) Red Hat
8 83 (8.07%) Oracle
9 55 (5.34%) Dell
10 54 (5.25%) EMC
11 42 (4.08%) IBM
12 37 (3.60%) CheckPoint
12 37 (3.60%) Symantec
13 31 (3.01%) F5
14 28 (2.72%) Juniper
15 23 (2.24%) Splunk
16 21 (2.04%) 3PAR
17 19 (1.85%) SolarWinds
17 19 (1.85%) AppSense
18 17 (1.65%) CommVault
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Rate: £160 - £180 per day
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