The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 249 286 275
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 382 286 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 162 195
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £419 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 27
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £19.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £30.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +32 138 £350 - 40
South East +7 75 £294 -9.61% 23
East of England +8 54 £255 +5.15% 13
South West -6 36 £275 -9.83% 11
North West +1 23 £250 +17.64% 12
West Midlands -11 23 £270 +6.93% 8
Yorkshire +7 14 £243 -11.81% 11
East Midlands -6 11 £325 +32.65% 3
North East -7 7 £225 -
Infrastructure Engineer
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Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 544 (75.35%) Windows
2 424 (58.73%) VMware
3 393 (54.43%) Active Directory
4 305 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 283 (39.20%) Microsoft
6 216 (29.92%) Citrix
7 214 (29.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 209 (28.95%) MS Exchange
9 186 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 184 (25.48%) Cisco
11 161 (22.30%) SCCM
12 159 (22.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 154 (21.33%) SAN
14 153 (21.19%) Firewall
15 132 (18.28%) DNS
15 132 (18.28%) ITIL
16 123 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
17 122 (16.90%) Linux
18 121 (16.76%) XenApp
19 118 (16.34%) HP
20 114 (15.79%) vSphere
21 105 (14.54%) SQL
22 103 (14.27%) SQL Server
23 100 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 96 (13.30%) DHCP
25 95 (13.16%) MS Excel
26 91 (12.60%) SCOM
27 90 (12.47%) Hyper-V
28 86 (11.91%) SharePoint
29 81 (11.22%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 209 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 123 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (11.91%) SharePoint
4 64 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (8.73%) IIS
6 57 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (5.40%) Apache
8 29 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (2.63%) Lync
10 18 (2.49%) Tomcat
11 17 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (2.22%) WebLogic
13 15 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (1.39%) WebSphere
16 8 (1.11%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.83%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 5 (0.69%) JOnAS
Applications
1 95 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.12%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) MS Project
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Agresso
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.88%) Office 365
2 25 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.08%) IaaS
5 7 (0.97%) SaaS
6 6 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 154 (21.33%) SAN
2 153 (21.19%) Firewall
3 132 (18.28%) DNS
4 96 (13.30%) DHCP
5 81 (11.22%) WAN
6 79 (10.94%) LAN
7 54 (7.48%) TCP/IP
8 35 (4.85%) VoIP
8 35 (4.85%) Wireless
9 33 (4.57%) VPN
9 33 (4.57%) Internet
10 32 (4.43%) NAS
11 24 (3.32%) VLAN
12 23 (3.19%) MPLS
13 20 (2.77%) Network Security
14 18 (2.49%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (2.22%) LDAP
16 13 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (1.66%) SSL
18 11 (1.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.80%) MySQL
5 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.69%) SQLPlus
9 5 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.11%) Hudson
3 4 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.14%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.14%) Introscope
6 1 (0.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 57 (7.89%) Finance
2 26 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.91%) Banking
4 14 (1.94%) Advertising
4 14 (1.94%) Publishing
5 12 (1.66%) Retail
6 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.69%) Law
9 4 (0.55%) Back Office
9 4 (0.55%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.52%) HTML
2 10 (1.39%) .NET
3 8 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (1.11%) LAMP
4 6 (0.83%) Middleware
4 6 (0.83%) COM+
5 5 (0.69%) Web Services
5 5 (0.69%) HTML5
6 3 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.28%) Memcached
7 2 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.14%) J2EE
8 1 (0.14%) XML
8 1 (0.14%) JMS
8 1 (0.14%) Worklight
8 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.14%) WCF
8 1 (0.14%) XMPP
8 1 (0.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.54%) Clustering
2 20 (2.77%) Blackberry
3 19 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 19 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 16 (2.22%) Replication
5 14 (1.94%) PKI
6 13 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.52%) NHS
8 9 (1.25%) Open Source
9 8 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.97%) Kindle
11 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.69%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.69%) Firmware
11 5 (0.69%) HACMP
12 4 (0.55%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.42%) Statistics
14 2 (0.28%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 544 (75.35%) Windows
2 305 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 186 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 159 (22.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (16.90%) Linux
6 80 (11.08%) Windows 7
7 46 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 37 (5.12%) UNIX
10 24 (3.32%) Solaris
11 12 (1.66%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.11%) AIX
13 8 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.69%) SUSE
15 4 (0.55%) Debian
15 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.28%) ITIL
2 44 (6.09%) Migration
3 34 (4.71%) DevOps
4 26 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (3.19%) Business Continuity
6 18 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (2.49%) Configuration Management
6 18 (2.49%) Service Delivery
7 17 (2.35%) PRINCE2
7 17 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (2.22%) Project Management
8 16 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (1.94%) Change Management
9 14 (1.94%) Load Balancing
10 13 (1.80%) Problem Management
10 13 (1.80%) Change Control
11 12 (1.66%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (1.66%) Information Security
12 11 (1.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (14.54%) SQL
2 77 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 14 (1.94%) Perl
4 14 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 13 (1.80%) Java
6 12 (1.66%) Python
7 11 (1.52%) C
8 10 (1.39%) Ruby
9 9 (1.25%) VB
10 8 (1.11%) VBScript
11 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.69%) PHP
13 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.28%) C#
14 2 (0.28%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) Jython
15 1 (0.14%) C++
15 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 100 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 76 (10.53%) MCSE
4 58 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (6.51%) SC Cleared
6 39 (5.40%) CCNA
7 36 (4.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (4.16%) MCITP
9 28 (3.88%) CCNP
10 25 (3.46%) Degree
11 23 (3.19%) MCSA
12 22 (3.05%) MCP
12 22 (3.05%) DV Cleared
13 21 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (2.08%) CCA
14 15 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.25%) MCTS
16 6 (0.83%) VCDX
16 6 (0.83%) VCAP
17 5 (0.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.57%) SLA
2 7 (0.97%) QA
2 7 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 393 (54.43%) Active Directory
2 214 (29.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (16.76%) XenApp
4 114 (15.79%) vSphere
5 90 (12.47%) Hyper-V
6 46 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 35 (4.85%) XenServer
8 34 (4.71%) XenDesktop
9 29 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (2.63%) vCloud
11 17 (2.35%) UAG
12 11 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.39%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.11%) Xen
15 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.69%) Samba
16 5 (0.69%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 161 (22.30%) SCCM
2 91 (12.60%) SCOM
3 36 (4.99%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.05%) Puppet
5 13 (1.80%) WSUS
5 13 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.66%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.97%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.83%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.83%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.83%) Ansible
10 6 (0.83%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.83%) Foglight
Vendors
1 424 (58.73%) VMware
2 283 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 216 (29.92%) Citrix
4 184 (25.48%) Cisco
5 118 (16.34%) HP
6 58 (8.03%) NetApp
7 52 (7.20%) EMC
8 44 (6.09%) Red Hat
9 38 (5.26%) Symantec
9 38 (5.26%) Juniper
9 38 (5.26%) IBM
10 37 (5.12%) CheckPoint
11 36 (4.99%) Oracle
12 24 (3.32%) Dell
13 20 (2.77%) McAfee
14 19 (2.63%) JBoss
15 18 (2.49%) F5
16 15 (2.08%) Sophos
17 13 (1.80%) CA
18 12 (1.66%) AppSense
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £376 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Wimbledon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 26 days ago