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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 244 305 276
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 423 290 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 174 201
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +24 156 £363 +3.57% 46
South East +25 87 £331 +1.92% 39
East of England +17 60 £338 +36.36% 21
South West -2 40 £210 +23.52% 13
North West +5 23 £265 +17.77% 23
West Midlands -16 23 £295 +18.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 20 £295 +12.38% 4
East Midlands +1 10 £325 +32.65% 6
North East - 5 £225 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 567 (73.83%) Windows
2 432 (56.25%) VMware
3 411 (53.52%) Active Directory
4 313 (40.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 295 (38.41%) Microsoft
6 219 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 217 (28.26%) MS Exchange
8 211 (27.47%) Citrix
9 193 (25.13%) Cisco
10 189 (24.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 177 (23.05%) SAN
12 172 (22.40%) Firewall
12 172 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 166 (21.61%) SCCM
14 146 (19.01%) DNS
15 141 (18.36%) ITIL
16 137 (17.84%) Linux
17 124 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 122 (15.89%) vSphere
19 111 (14.45%) XenApp
20 109 (14.19%) MS Excel
21 108 (14.06%) DHCP
22 106 (13.80%) SQL
23 103 (13.41%) HP
24 99 (12.89%) SCOM
25 98 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
26 93 (12.11%) Hyper-V
27 88 (11.46%) Windows 7
28 85 (11.07%) SQL Server
29 84 (10.94%) LAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 217 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 124 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (10.68%) SharePoint
4 70 (9.11%) IIS
5 69 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 45 (5.86%) Apache
8 38 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (2.60%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.34%) Lync
11 16 (2.08%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.56%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.91%) nginx
13 7 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.78%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 109 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.39%) MS Project
3 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.65%) Office 365
4 15 (1.95%) IaaS
5 7 (0.91%) SaaS
6 6 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 177 (23.05%) SAN
2 172 (22.40%) Firewall
3 146 (19.01%) DNS
4 108 (14.06%) DHCP
5 84 (10.94%) LAN
5 84 (10.94%) WAN
6 53 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 38 (4.95%) VPN
8 36 (4.69%) Internet
8 36 (4.69%) VoIP
9 35 (4.56%) Wireless
10 29 (3.78%) VLAN
10 29 (3.78%) NAS
11 27 (3.52%) Network Security
12 26 (3.39%) MPLS
13 20 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (2.21%) SSL
15 15 (1.95%) LDAP
16 14 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.69%) MySQL
6 12 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.65%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.52%) Big Data
11 4 (0.52%) DB2
12 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.17%) Subversion
4 8 (1.04%) Hudson
5 3 (0.39%) RSpec
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) Introscope
7 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.13%) MSI
7 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.13%) JIRA
7 1 (0.13%) VisualVM
General
1 51 (6.64%) Finance
2 26 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.73%) Banking
4 17 (2.21%) Advertising
4 17 (2.21%) Publishing
5 12 (1.56%) Retail
6 9 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.52%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Marketing
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.69%) Web Services
2 11 (1.43%) HTML
3 10 (1.30%) .NET
4 8 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (1.04%) LAMP
5 7 (0.91%) Middleware
6 6 (0.78%) OpenCL
6 6 (0.78%) COM+
7 5 (0.65%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.65%) HTML5
8 2 (0.26%) Worklight
8 2 (0.26%) Java EE
8 2 (0.26%) SOAP
9 1 (0.13%) XML
9 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.13%) XMPP
9 1 (0.13%) RESTful
9 1 (0.13%) WCF
9 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.08%) Clustering
2 26 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 23 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 23 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 16 (2.08%) PKI
5 14 (1.82%) Replication
6 11 (1.43%) NHS
6 11 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.43%) Kindle
7 8 (1.04%) Open Source
8 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.78%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.65%) Firmware
10 5 (0.65%) HACMP
11 4 (0.52%) Spread Betting
11 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.39%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.26%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 567 (73.83%) Windows
2 313 (40.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 189 (24.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 172 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (17.84%) Linux
6 88 (11.46%) Windows 7
7 50 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (6.12%) UNIX
9 42 (5.47%) Windows XP
10 31 (4.04%) Solaris
11 12 (1.56%) AIX
12 11 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (1.43%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.04%) SUSE
15 7 (0.91%) VMS
16 6 (0.78%) Debian
17 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (18.36%) ITIL
2 48 (6.25%) Migration
3 39 (5.08%) DevOps
4 30 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (3.26%) Configuration Management
6 22 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 21 (2.73%) Business Continuity
7 21 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (2.60%) Load Balancing
9 17 (2.21%) Project Management
10 16 (2.08%) Change Management
11 15 (1.95%) PRINCE2
12 13 (1.69%) Service Delivery
12 13 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (1.56%) Problem Management
13 12 (1.56%) BCP
14 11 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (13.80%) SQL
2 77 (10.03%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.99%) Shell Script
4 22 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.95%) Python
6 14 (1.82%) Ruby
7 13 (1.69%) Perl
8 12 (1.56%) Java
9 11 (1.43%) C
10 10 (1.30%) VBScript
11 9 (1.17%) VB
12 6 (0.78%) PHP
13 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.39%) VBA
15 2 (0.26%) Korn
15 2 (0.26%) Jython
15 2 (0.26%) C#
16 1 (0.13%) C++
16 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 71 (9.24%) MCSE
4 54 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 36 (4.69%) CCNA
7 35 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (3.91%) MCITP
9 27 (3.52%) CCNP
9 27 (3.52%) DV Cleared
10 24 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (3.13%) Degree
11 23 (2.99%) MCSA
12 22 (2.86%) MCP
13 13 (1.69%) CCA
13 13 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.30%) MCTS
15 7 (0.91%) VCDX
15 7 (0.91%) VCAP
16 4 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.17%) SLA
2 11 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.91%) QA
4 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 411 (53.52%) Active Directory
2 219 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (15.89%) vSphere
4 111 (14.45%) XenApp
5 93 (12.11%) Hyper-V
6 44 (5.73%) VMware ESX
7 42 (5.47%) XenServer
8 31 (4.04%) XenDesktop
9 29 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (2.99%) vCloud
11 19 (2.47%) UAG
12 11 (1.43%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.78%) Xen
14 5 (0.65%) Samba
14 5 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.65%) OCFS2
15 4 (0.52%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 166 (21.61%) SCCM
2 99 (12.89%) SCOM
3 38 (4.95%) Backup Exec
4 29 (3.78%) Puppet
5 19 (2.47%) NetBackup
5 19 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.17%) WSUS
9 7 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (0.91%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.91%) SCDPM
9 7 (0.91%) Ansible
10 6 (0.78%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.78%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.78%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.78%) Foglight
11 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 432 (56.25%) VMware
2 295 (38.41%) Microsoft
3 211 (27.47%) Citrix
4 193 (25.13%) Cisco
5 103 (13.41%) HP
6 61 (7.94%) NetApp
7 54 (7.03%) Red Hat
8 50 (6.51%) EMC
9 46 (5.99%) CheckPoint
10 41 (5.34%) Symantec
11 40 (5.21%) Oracle
12 39 (5.08%) IBM
13 38 (4.95%) Juniper
14 25 (3.26%) Dell
15 21 (2.73%) JBoss
16 20 (2.60%) McAfee
17 18 (2.34%) F5
18 17 (2.21%) Sophos
19 16 (2.08%) WatchGuard
20 13 (1.69%) Avaya
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago