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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 205 254 303
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 547 383 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.84% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 246 159
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£338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 25
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £19.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £37.95 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.09% +22.22%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +72 232 £363 +3.57% 58
South East +19 104 £338 +14.89% 31
Yorkshire +19 57 £375 +36.36% 15
East of England -1 51 £315 +23.52% 2
South West 0 46 £380 +72.72% 12
North West -11 37 £275 +8.91% 10
West Midlands -6 13 £390 +48.57% 11
Midlands +3 4 £266 -11.25%
East Midlands -8 3 £340 +4.61% 4
North East -29 3 £295 +31.11%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 764 (73.82%) Windows
2 612 (59.13%) VMware
3 511 (49.37%) Active Directory
4 403 (38.94%) Microsoft
5 390 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 347 (33.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 292 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 279 (26.96%) MS Exchange
9 273 (26.38%) Citrix
10 245 (23.67%) SAN
11 222 (21.45%) Linux
12 213 (20.58%) ITIL
13 210 (20.29%) Cisco
14 208 (20.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 205 (19.81%) DNS
16 195 (18.84%) SQL
17 185 (17.87%) SQL Server
18 181 (17.49%) Firewall
19 177 (17.10%) PowerShell
20 174 (16.81%) vSphere
21 154 (14.88%) SCCM
22 149 (14.40%) Hyper-V
23 146 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2010
24 144 (13.91%) IIS
25 140 (13.53%) DHCP
26 132 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
26 132 (12.75%) HP
27 129 (12.46%) Finance
28 111 (10.72%) MCSE
28 111 (10.72%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 279 (26.96%) MS Exchange
2 146 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 144 (13.91%) IIS
4 95 (9.18%) SharePoint
5 74 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 69 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 67 (6.47%) Lync
8 42 (4.06%) Apache
9 30 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 20 (1.93%) WebLogic
12 19 (1.84%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.68%) nginx
14 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.58%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.48%) Confluence
16 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 95 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.54%) MS Office
3 7 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.48%) MS Project
5 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.29%) RMDS
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.31%) Office 365
3 47 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.26%) IaaS
5 7 (0.68%) SaaS
6 5 (0.48%) PaaS
6 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.39%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.097%) GitHub
10 1 (0.097%) Yammer
10 1 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 245 (23.67%) SAN
2 205 (19.81%) DNS
3 181 (17.49%) Firewall
4 140 (13.53%) DHCP
5 105 (10.14%) LAN
6 102 (9.86%) WAN
7 87 (8.41%) TCP/IP
8 67 (6.47%) VPN
9 49 (4.73%) NAS
10 40 (3.86%) VLAN
11 39 (3.77%) Network Security
12 31 (3.00%) MPLS
13 30 (2.90%) SSL
14 28 (2.71%) Internet
15 27 (2.61%) NetScaler
16 22 (2.13%) Wireless
16 22 (2.13%) VoIP
17 21 (2.03%) LDAP
18 20 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (1.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.42%) MySQL
5 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.48%) DB2
8 4 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
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 41 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 38 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.03%) Subversion
3 21 (2.03%) JIRA
4 17 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 15 (1.45%) Gradle
5 15 (1.45%) Maven
6 14 (1.35%) Ant
6 14 (1.35%) Mercurial
6 14 (1.35%) MSBuild
7 11 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.58%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.48%) Gerrit
10 5 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.39%) Hudson
11 4 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.39%) Fiddler
General
1 129 (12.46%) Finance
2 42 (4.06%) Banking
3 35 (3.38%) Retail
4 20 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.93%) Back Office
5 17 (1.64%) Law
6 14 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.68%) Advertising
8 7 (0.68%) Legal
8 7 (0.68%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.68%) Marketing
9 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.58%) Electronics
10 5 (0.48%) Military
11 3 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Games
12 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.61%) .NET
2 19 (1.84%) Django
3 17 (1.64%) XML
4 16 (1.55%) Middleware
4 16 (1.55%) Web Services
5 15 (1.45%) HTML
6 14 (1.35%) Rendezvous
7 10 (0.97%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.87%) LAMP
9 6 (0.58%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.58%) J2EE
10 5 (0.48%) Flash
10 5 (0.48%) Sinatra
11 4 (0.39%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.39%) CSS
12 3 (0.29%) Java EE
13 2 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.19%) jQuery
13 2 (0.19%) OAuth
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.47%) Clustering
3 43 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.51%) Replication
6 24 (2.32%) Blackberry
7 19 (1.84%) PKI
8 17 (1.64%) NHS
9 14 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.06%) EqualLogic
11 10 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.68%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.58%) DTV
14 6 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.58%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.48%) Wiki
16 4 (0.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 764 (73.82%) Windows
2 390 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 292 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 222 (21.45%) Linux
5 208 (20.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (9.57%) Windows 7
7 87 (8.41%) UNIX
8 70 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (2.90%) Solaris
10 25 (2.42%) Windows XP
11 23 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.26%) AIX
12 13 (1.26%) Debian
13 11 (1.06%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.06%) CentOS
14 10 (0.97%) SUSE
14 10 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.39%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (20.58%) ITIL
2 95 (9.18%) Migration
3 62 (5.99%) Load Balancing
4 60 (5.80%) Change Management
5 59 (5.70%) Configuration Management
6 47 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (4.44%) Project Management
8 43 (4.15%) DevOps
9 42 (4.06%) Server Building
10 39 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (3.67%) Problem Management
12 31 (3.00%) Service Delivery
13 29 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.71%) Information Security
15 24 (2.32%) Software Engineering
16 23 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (2.13%) Service Management
17 22 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (1.93%) Capacity Management
18 20 (1.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (18.84%) SQL
2 177 (17.10%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.60%) Python
4 39 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 35 (3.38%) Java
6 33 (3.19%) VBScript
7 30 (2.90%) Perl
8 29 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.22%) Ruby
10 22 (2.13%) VB
11 15 (1.45%) C++
12 12 (1.16%) PHP
13 11 (1.06%) C#
14 6 (0.58%) Korn
14 6 (0.58%) Groovy
15 5 (0.48%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.19%) VBA
16 2 (0.19%) Jython
16 2 (0.19%) R
17 1 (0.097%) Go
Qualifications
1 132 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (10.72%) MCSE
3 105 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 88 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 63 (6.09%) SC Cleared
6 62 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (5.51%) MCSA
8 52 (5.02%) CCNA
9 42 (4.06%) Degree
10 40 (3.86%) MCITP
11 31 (3.00%) DV Cleared
12 23 (2.22%) MCP
13 17 (1.64%) CCNP
14 15 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.06%) VCP4
16 10 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.87%) CISSP
17 9 (0.87%) VCP5
18 8 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 6 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.09%) SLA
2 19 (1.84%) QA
3 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.097%) TickIT
5 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 511 (49.37%) Active Directory
2 347 (33.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (16.81%) vSphere
4 149 (14.40%) Hyper-V
5 102 (9.86%) XenApp
6 83 (8.02%) VMware ESX
7 63 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (3.67%) XenDesktop
9 24 (2.32%) Terminal Services
10 23 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.64%) XenServer
12 16 (1.55%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.87%) KVM
13 9 (0.87%) Xen
13 9 (0.87%) Postfix
13 9 (0.87%) NFS
14 8 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.77%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 154 (14.88%) SCCM
2 80 (7.73%) SCOM
3 46 (4.44%) Puppet
4 26 (2.51%) NetBackup
5 23 (2.22%) BladeLogic
5 23 (2.22%) WSUS
6 22 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 21 (2.03%) vMotion
8 15 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
9 14 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.26%) Nagios
10 13 (1.26%) SCVMM
10 13 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (1.16%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.16%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.06%) ARCserve
13 10 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 612 (59.13%) VMware
2 403 (38.94%) Microsoft
3 273 (26.38%) Citrix
4 210 (20.29%) Cisco
5 132 (12.75%) HP
6 86 (8.31%) NetApp
7 81 (7.83%) Red Hat
8 79 (7.63%) Oracle
9 63 (6.09%) EMC
10 60 (5.80%) Dell
11 49 (4.73%) Symantec
12 42 (4.06%) IBM
13 34 (3.29%) Juniper
14 29 (2.80%) F5
15 27 (2.61%) CheckPoint
16 22 (2.13%) Splunk
17 21 (2.03%) SolarWinds
17 21 (2.03%) 3PAR
18 19 (1.84%) McAfee
19 17 (1.64%) AppSense
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