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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 219 280 271
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 488 334 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 211 159
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 30
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £16.15 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.80 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -18.00%
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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 +65 201 £350 -2.77% 41
South East +27 124 £350 +16.66% 39
South West +18 39 £300 - 12
Yorkshire +7 33 £281 +2.27% 12
East of England +12 32 £275 -8.33% 6
North West -8 27 £246 -13.59% 18
West Midlands -19 21 £325 +9.98% 7
East Midlands -2 8 £263 +0.96% 4
North East -8 2 £265 -8.62% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 759 (73.76%) Windows
2 558 (54.23%) VMware
3 514 (49.95%) Active Directory
4 372 (36.15%) Microsoft
5 366 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 335 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 259 (25.17%) MS Exchange
8 257 (24.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 243 (23.62%) Cisco
10 238 (23.13%) Citrix
11 234 (22.74%) DNS
12 222 (21.57%) Linux
13 214 (20.80%) SAN
14 208 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 190 (18.46%) ITIL
16 183 (17.78%) Firewall
17 175 (17.01%) vSphere
18 168 (16.33%) SCCM
19 155 (15.06%) Security Cleared
20 145 (14.09%) SQL Server
21 143 (13.90%) IIS
22 141 (13.70%) HP
22 141 (13.70%) DHCP
23 139 (13.51%) SQL
24 126 (12.24%) Hyper-V
25 122 (11.86%) PowerShell
26 118 (11.47%) NetApp
26 118 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2010
27 113 (10.98%) Finance
27 113 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 259 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 143 (13.90%) IIS
3 118 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (6.80%) Apache
5 67 (6.51%) SharePoint
6 66 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (4.08%) Lync
9 35 (3.40%) WebLogic
9 35 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (2.62%) Tomcat
11 22 (2.14%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
14 12 (1.17%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.97%) nginx
15 10 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.87%) JBoss
16 9 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 87 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.60%) MS Office
3 9 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) RMDS
2 2 (0.19%) Eikon
2 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.50%) Office 365
4 18 (1.75%) IaaS
5 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.58%) Heroku
7 5 (0.49%) SaaS
8 3 (0.29%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 234 (22.74%) DNS
2 214 (20.80%) SAN
3 183 (17.78%) Firewall
4 141 (13.70%) DHCP
5 103 (10.01%) LAN
6 96 (9.33%) WAN
6 96 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 63 (6.12%) VPN
8 49 (4.76%) NAS
9 41 (3.98%) SSL
10 32 (3.11%) Network Security
11 28 (2.72%) LDAP
11 28 (2.72%) FTP
12 27 (2.62%) VLAN
13 23 (2.24%) Internet
13 23 (2.24%) Wireless
14 20 (1.94%) VoIP
14 20 (1.94%) MPLS
14 20 (1.94%) iSCSI
15 19 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.72%) MySQL
3 20 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.29%) DB2
9 3 (0.29%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.19%) DTS
11 1 (0.097%) Informix
Development Applications
1 41 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 38 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.43%) Subversion
4 24 (2.33%) JIRA
5 14 (1.36%) Gradle
5 14 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.36%) Mercurial
5 14 (1.36%) Maven
6 13 (1.26%) Ant
6 13 (1.26%) MSBuild
7 11 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.07%) Hudson
8 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.68%) Introscope
10 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.39%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.29%) MSI
12 3 (0.29%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 113 (10.98%) Finance
2 28 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.04%) Retail
4 20 (1.94%) Banking
5 17 (1.65%) Back Office
6 9 (0.87%) Legal
7 8 (0.78%) Publishing
7 8 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.68%) Law
8 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.39%) Local Government
9 4 (0.39%) Advertising
10 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.097%) Automotive
12 1 (0.097%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.37%) .NET
2 22 (2.14%) XML
3 21 (2.04%) Web Services
4 17 (1.65%) J2EE
4 17 (1.65%) HTML
5 15 (1.46%) Application Packaging
6 13 (1.26%) Rendezvous
6 13 (1.26%) Django
7 9 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (0.58%) Worklight
9 6 (0.58%) Middleware
10 4 (0.39%) CSS
11 3 (0.29%) LAMP
12 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (0.19%) jQuery
12 2 (0.19%) LINQ
12 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.22%) Clustering
2 35 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.33%) Replication
4 23 (2.24%) PKI
4 23 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.65%) Private Cloud
6 15 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.17%) Open Source
9 11 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.07%) NHS
9 11 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.07%) EqualLogic
10 10 (0.97%) Wiki
11 8 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.68%) Spread Betting
13 6 (0.58%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.49%) Handset
15 4 (0.39%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 759 (73.76%) Windows
2 366 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 257 (24.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 222 (21.57%) Linux
5 208 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 109 (10.59%) Windows 7
7 72 (7.00%) UNIX
8 59 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (5.05%) Solaris
10 33 (3.21%) Windows XP
11 30 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 21 (2.04%) VMS
13 19 (1.85%) CentOS
14 16 (1.55%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.17%) Debian
15 12 (1.17%) AIX
16 9 (0.87%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.78%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (18.46%) ITIL
2 97 (9.43%) Migration
3 48 (4.66%) Configuration Management
3 48 (4.66%) Load Balancing
4 46 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (4.37%) DevOps
6 43 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (3.89%) Project Management
8 39 (3.79%) Change Management
9 38 (3.69%) Problem Management
10 33 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 28 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (2.24%) Service Delivery
13 23 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
14 21 (2.04%) Incident Management
14 21 (2.04%) Information Security
14 21 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (1.94%) Capacity Management
16 19 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 139 (13.51%) SQL
2 122 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 52 (5.05%) Shell Script
4 44 (4.28%) Python
5 34 (3.30%) Java
6 32 (3.11%) VBScript
7 28 (2.72%) PHP
7 28 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 24 (2.33%) Ruby
9 23 (2.24%) VB
10 22 (2.14%) Perl
11 15 (1.46%) C++
12 7 (0.68%) Jython
13 6 (0.58%) C
14 3 (0.29%) C#
14 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.29%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.19%) R
15 2 (0.19%) Groovy
15 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 113 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (10.88%) SC Cleared
4 83 (8.07%) MCSE
5 60 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 43 (4.18%) CCNA
8 42 (4.08%) MCSA
9 33 (3.21%) MCITP
9 33 (3.21%) DV Cleared
10 25 (2.43%) Degree
10 25 (2.43%) MCP
11 23 (2.24%) CCNP
12 17 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.17%) CCA
14 9 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.78%) VCAP
15 8 (0.78%) CCEA
16 7 (0.68%) CISSP
16 7 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.62%) SLA
2 11 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.78%) QA
4 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 514 (49.95%) Active Directory
2 335 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (17.01%) vSphere
4 126 (12.24%) Hyper-V
5 76 (7.39%) XenApp
6 70 (6.80%) VMware ESX
7 39 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 36 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (2.24%) vCloud
11 20 (1.94%) XenServer
12 15 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 14 (1.36%) Postfix
14 13 (1.26%) Terminal Services
15 12 (1.17%) Xen
16 11 (1.07%) NFS
16 11 (1.07%) Samba
16 11 (1.07%) iptables
17 8 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 168 (16.33%) SCCM
2 83 (8.07%) SCOM
3 50 (4.86%) Puppet
4 27 (2.62%) WSUS
5 20 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 18 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 15 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
8 14 (1.36%) BladeLogic
9 13 (1.26%) Nagios
10 12 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (1.07%) ARCserve
11 11 (1.07%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.97%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (0.87%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.78%) vMotion
15 7 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 558 (54.23%) VMware
2 372 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 243 (23.62%) Cisco
4 238 (23.13%) Citrix
5 141 (13.70%) HP
6 118 (11.47%) NetApp
7 85 (8.26%) Red Hat
8 80 (7.77%) Oracle
9 55 (5.34%) Dell
10 49 (4.76%) IBM
11 46 (4.47%) EMC
12 40 (3.89%) CheckPoint
13 29 (2.82%) F5
14 28 (2.72%) Juniper
15 25 (2.43%) Symantec
16 23 (2.24%) McAfee
17 18 (1.75%) AppSense
18 16 (1.55%) Splunk
19 15 (1.46%) 3PAR
20 14 (1.36%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £264 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £24 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £275 to £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Harlow
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago