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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 278 250 322
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +72
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 355 293 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 163 163
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -21.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.00 £43.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 139 £360 +2.85% 37
South East +14 87 £300 +11.11% 25
South West +1 34 £300 +15.38% 17
West Midlands -1 27 £323 +95.75% 10
East of England -56 23 £300 -0.82% 7
Yorkshire -16 17 £275 -21.42% 4
North West -21 11 £270 -1.81% 5
East Midlands -10 8 £275 +2.32% 5
Midlands +2 3 £350 +7.69%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 506 (74.96%) Windows
2 390 (57.78%) VMware
3 375 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 296 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 268 (39.70%) Microsoft
6 204 (30.22%) Citrix
6 204 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 194 (28.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 191 (28.30%) MS Exchange
9 184 (27.26%) Cisco
10 143 (21.19%) SAN
11 130 (19.26%) HP
11 130 (19.26%) SQL Server
12 128 (18.96%) DNS
13 126 (18.67%) Firewall
14 125 (18.52%) SQL
15 124 (18.37%) SCCM
16 119 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 119 (17.63%) ITIL
17 117 (17.33%) Linux
17 117 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 102 (15.11%) XenApp
19 97 (14.37%) vSphere
20 93 (13.78%) DHCP
21 90 (13.33%) SCOM
22 89 (13.19%) PowerShell
23 79 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 78 (11.56%) MS Excel
25 76 (11.26%) SharePoint
26 75 (11.11%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 191 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 119 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (11.26%) SharePoint
4 64 (9.48%) IIS
5 51 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (3.11%) Apache
8 16 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.07%) Lync
10 13 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.33%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.74%) JOnAS
14 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (0.59%) Confluence
15 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 78 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.74%) Agresso
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.63%) Office 365
2 4 (0.59%) SaaS
2 4 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
2 4 (0.59%) IaaS
3 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 143 (21.19%) SAN
2 128 (18.96%) DNS
3 126 (18.67%) Firewall
4 93 (13.78%) DHCP
5 75 (11.11%) WAN
6 70 (10.37%) LAN
7 60 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 36 (5.33%) VoIP
9 34 (5.04%) NAS
10 32 (4.74%) VPN
11 27 (4.00%) Internet
12 20 (2.96%) VLAN
13 18 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (2.52%) Wireless
15 15 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.22%) MPLS
16 14 (2.07%) Structured Cabling
17 12 (1.78%) LDAP
17 12 (1.78%) iSCSI
18 10 (1.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.37%) MySQL
5 11 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.74%) Big Data
11 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.59%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.59%) JIRA
2 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.44%) Subversion
3 3 (0.44%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.30%) Hudson
4 2 (0.30%) WebLOAD
4 2 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) FishEye
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (8.44%) Finance
2 18 (2.67%) Law
3 17 (2.52%) Banking
4 16 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.93%) Retail
6 9 (1.33%) Legal
7 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.89%) Advertising
9 5 (0.74%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.93%) .NET
2 7 (1.04%) COM+
2 7 (1.04%) SOAP
3 6 (0.89%) LAMP
3 6 (0.89%) J2EE
3 6 (0.89%) JMS
4 4 (0.59%) Web Services
4 4 (0.59%) Memcached
5 3 (0.44%) DCOM
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.30%) HTML
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.30%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) XMPP
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
7 1 (0.15%) WPF
7 1 (0.15%) OSGi
7 1 (0.15%) XML
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.26%) Clustering
2 19 (2.81%) Fat Client
2 19 (2.81%) Thin Client
3 18 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.37%) Symmetrix DMX
5 13 (1.93%) Replication
6 12 (1.78%) Open Source
7 11 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.19%) NHS
8 8 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.04%) EqualLogic
10 6 (0.89%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.59%) Firmware
12 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.59%) CCTV
12 4 (0.59%) PKI
13 3 (0.44%) Handset
14 2 (0.30%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 506 (74.96%) Windows
2 296 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (28.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 117 (17.33%) Linux
4 117 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (9.48%) Windows 7
6 55 (8.15%) UNIX
7 33 (4.89%) Solaris
8 31 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (3.11%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (1.63%) HPUX
12 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.74%) VMS
15 4 (0.59%) AIX
16 3 (0.44%) CentOS
16 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.63%) ITIL
2 58 (8.59%) Migration
3 35 (5.19%) Load Balancing
4 25 (3.70%) Data Management
5 24 (3.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (2.96%) Change Management
8 19 (2.81%) Capacity Management
9 18 (2.67%) PRINCE2
10 16 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (2.22%) Project Management
12 14 (2.07%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (1.93%) Business Continuity
14 12 (1.78%) Change Control
15 11 (1.63%) Information Security
15 11 (1.63%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (1.48%) Problem Management
17 9 (1.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.52%) SQL
2 89 (13.19%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.26%) Perl
4 12 (1.78%) Java
4 12 (1.78%) Python
4 12 (1.78%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.33%) C
5 9 (1.33%) VB
6 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.89%) VBScript
8 5 (0.74%) Ruby
8 5 (0.74%) PHP
8 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.44%) Korn
9 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.30%) C#
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 79 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.52%) Security Cleared
3 58 (8.59%) MCSE
4 51 (7.56%) SC Cleared
5 49 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (5.48%) CCNA
7 28 (4.15%) MCITP
8 23 (3.41%) MCSA
9 22 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (2.52%) Degree
11 17 (2.52%) CCNP
12 14 (2.07%) MCP
13 13 (1.93%) NCDA
13 13 (1.93%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.33%) CCA
14 9 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.19%) MCTS
16 7 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.89%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (0.44%) QA
3 2 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 375 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 204 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (15.11%) XenApp
4 97 (14.37%) vSphere
5 70 (10.37%) Hyper-V
6 38 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 37 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (5.48%) VMware ESX
8 22 (3.26%) XenServer
9 21 (3.11%) Terminal Services
10 15 (2.22%) SRDF
11 12 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.89%) UAG
13 6 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 124 (18.37%) SCCM
2 90 (13.33%) SCOM
3 18 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.37%) WSUS
5 12 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (1.63%) Puppet
7 10 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.33%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (1.04%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.89%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.74%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.74%) SCSM
11 5 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.59%) Foglight
Vendors
1 390 (57.78%) VMware
2 268 (39.70%) Microsoft
3 204 (30.22%) Citrix
4 184 (27.26%) Cisco
5 130 (19.26%) HP
6 67 (9.93%) NetApp
7 64 (9.48%) EMC
8 35 (5.19%) IBM
9 33 (4.89%) Oracle
10 32 (4.74%) Red Hat
11 31 (4.59%) CheckPoint
12 28 (4.15%) McAfee
13 27 (4.00%) Dell
14 26 (3.85%) Brocade
15 23 (3.41%) Symantec
16 21 (3.11%) F5
17 18 (2.67%) Juniper
18 17 (2.52%) Isilon
19 14 (2.07%) Sophos
20 12 (1.78%) JBoss
Rugby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Harris Global
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: Up to £350 a day (3 months)
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £332 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + expenses etc.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago