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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 218 242 308
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +66
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 549 424 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.91% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 273 174
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£346 £320 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 21
Average hourly rate £42.46 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.40% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £19.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £29.08 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.45% +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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 August 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 August 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 August 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.

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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 +46 211 £370 +0.68% 40
South East +7 131 £325 +3.17% 29
Yorkshire +9 58 £350 +16.66% 21
East of England -6 49 £350 +3.70% 4
South West -2 42 £340 +70.00% 21
North West -18 34 £275 - 15
West Midlands -13 14 £335 +13.55% 4
East Midlands -9 8 £283 -5.83% 3
North East -27 3 £295 +31.11% 1
Midlands +3 2 £310 +3.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
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Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 779 (72.47%) Windows
2 639 (59.44%) VMware
3 519 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 416 (38.70%) Microsoft
5 390 (36.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 354 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 299 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 281 (26.14%) MS Exchange
9 275 (25.58%) Citrix
10 251 (23.35%) SAN
11 226 (21.02%) Cisco
12 218 (20.28%) DNS
13 213 (19.81%) Linux
14 210 (19.53%) ITIL
15 206 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 197 (18.33%) Firewall
17 195 (18.14%) SQL
17 195 (18.14%) SQL Server
18 188 (17.49%) PowerShell
19 171 (15.91%) vSphere
20 154 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2010
21 150 (13.95%) IIS
22 146 (13.58%) Hyper-V
22 146 (13.58%) SCCM
23 145 (13.49%) DHCP
24 142 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 139 (12.93%) Finance
26 133 (12.37%) HP
27 126 (11.72%) Data Centre
28 125 (11.63%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 281 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 154 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (13.95%) IIS
4 100 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 78 (7.26%) Lync
6 76 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 69 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (2.88%) Apache
9 25 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.56%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.56%) nginx
15 4 (0.37%) Confluence
15 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.47%) MS Office
3 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.093%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Eikon
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.02%) Office 365
3 49 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.21%) IaaS
5 8 (0.74%) SaaS
6 6 (0.56%) PaaS
7 4 (0.37%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.093%) Yammer
10 1 (0.093%) GitHub
10 1 (0.093%) Heroku
10 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 251 (23.35%) SAN
2 218 (20.28%) DNS
3 197 (18.33%) Firewall
4 145 (13.49%) DHCP
5 103 (9.58%) LAN
6 101 (9.40%) WAN
7 100 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 76 (7.07%) VPN
9 52 (4.84%) NAS
10 47 (4.37%) VLAN
11 41 (3.81%) Network Security
12 40 (3.72%) SSL
13 32 (2.98%) MPLS
14 29 (2.70%) Wireless
14 29 (2.70%) NetScaler
15 28 (2.60%) Internet
16 24 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (2.14%) IPsec
17 23 (2.14%) VoIP
18 22 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.51%) MySQL
4 22 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.56%) DB2
8 5 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.28%) HBase
10 3 (0.28%) Big Data
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 32 (2.98%) Git (software)
1 32 (2.98%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.49%) Subversion
2 16 (1.49%) JIRA
3 13 (1.21%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.02%) Maven
4 11 (1.02%) Gradle
5 10 (0.93%) MSBuild
5 10 (0.93%) Ant
5 10 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 9 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.56%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.47%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.37%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.28%) MSI
10 3 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 139 (12.93%) Finance
2 43 (4.00%) Banking
3 37 (3.44%) Retail
4 26 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.05%) Law
6 20 (1.86%) Back Office
7 16 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.74%) Advertising
9 8 (0.74%) Legal
9 8 (0.74%) Marketing
10 7 (0.65%) Military
10 7 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.65%) Electronics
11 6 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.28%) Local Government
12 3 (0.28%) Publishing
12 3 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.19%) French Language
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.70%) .NET
2 19 (1.77%) Web Services
3 15 (1.40%) XML
3 15 (1.40%) Django
4 12 (1.12%) Middleware
4 12 (1.12%) HTML
5 10 (0.93%) Rendezvous
5 10 (0.93%) LAMP
6 9 (0.84%) Application Packaging
7 8 (0.74%) Flash
8 6 (0.56%) X-Windows
9 5 (0.47%) Sinatra
9 5 (0.47%) J2EE
10 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.28%) CSS
10 3 (0.28%) Kafka
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Avro
11 2 (0.19%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (0.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 70 (6.51%) Clustering
3 45 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.42%) Replication
6 25 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 17 (1.58%) NHS
8 16 (1.49%) PKI
8 16 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 11 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 10 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.84%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.65%) DTV
13 6 (0.56%) Life Science
13 6 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.56%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.56%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 779 (72.47%) Windows
2 390 (36.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 299 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 213 (19.81%) Linux
5 206 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 89 (8.28%) UNIX
8 70 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (2.23%) Solaris
10 21 (1.95%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.40%) AIX
12 13 (1.21%) SUSE
13 11 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.93%) Debian
15 9 (0.84%) CentOS
16 8 (0.74%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.47%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.37%) Android
18 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (19.53%) ITIL
2 104 (9.67%) Migration
3 66 (6.14%) Load Balancing
4 65 (6.05%) Change Management
5 55 (5.12%) Configuration Management
6 49 (4.56%) Project Management
7 48 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 45 (4.19%) Server Building
9 44 (4.09%) DevOps
10 41 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (3.53%) Service Delivery
12 37 (3.44%) Problem Management
13 32 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (2.60%) Service Management
15 27 (2.51%) Capacity Management
16 25 (2.33%) Information Security
17 23 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (2.05%) Software Engineering
19 20 (1.86%) Incident Management
19 20 (1.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 195 (18.14%) SQL
2 188 (17.49%) PowerShell
3 52 (4.84%) Python
4 35 (3.26%) Bash Shell
5 30 (2.79%) VBScript
5 30 (2.79%) Java
6 29 (2.70%) Perl
7 28 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.14%) VB
9 20 (1.86%) Ruby
10 13 (1.21%) C#
11 12 (1.12%) C++
12 9 (0.84%) PHP
13 7 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.65%) Korn
14 6 (0.56%) Groovy
15 3 (0.28%) C
15 3 (0.28%) VB6
16 2 (0.19%) R
16 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (11.63%) MCSE
3 105 (9.77%) Security Cleared
4 94 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 75 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (6.05%) CCNA
7 61 (5.67%) SC Cleared
8 52 (4.84%) MCSA
9 43 (4.00%) Degree
10 42 (3.91%) MCITP
11 27 (2.51%) DV Cleared
12 23 (2.14%) MCP
13 17 (1.58%) CCNP
14 15 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.02%) VCP4
16 10 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.84%) CISSP
17 9 (0.84%) VCP5
17 9 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.70%) SLA
2 23 (2.14%) QA
3 12 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) TickIT
6 1 (0.093%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
System Software
1 519 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 354 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (15.91%) vSphere
4 146 (13.58%) Hyper-V
5 107 (9.95%) XenApp
6 83 (7.72%) VMware ESX
7 65 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (3.53%) XenDesktop
9 30 (2.79%) Terminal Services
10 22 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (1.67%) VMware Server
12 14 (1.30%) XenServer
13 10 (0.93%) vCloud
14 9 (0.84%) KVM
14 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.74%) NFS
15 8 (0.74%) Xen
16 7 (0.65%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 146 (13.58%) SCCM
2 81 (7.53%) SCOM
3 42 (3.91%) Puppet
4 28 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 24 (2.23%) vMotion
6 22 (2.05%) WSUS
7 19 (1.77%) BladeLogic
7 19 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 18 (1.67%) Backup Exec
9 16 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.12%) SCOrch
10 12 (1.12%) Nagios
10 12 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 12 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (0.84%) DatAdvantage
12 9 (0.84%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.84%) ARCserve
13 8 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 639 (59.44%) VMware
2 416 (38.70%) Microsoft
3 275 (25.58%) Citrix
4 226 (21.02%) Cisco
5 133 (12.37%) HP
6 81 (7.53%) NetApp
7 76 (7.07%) Red Hat
8 72 (6.70%) EMC
8 72 (6.70%) Oracle
9 60 (5.58%) Dell
10 52 (4.84%) Symantec
11 42 (3.91%) IBM
12 40 (3.72%) Juniper
13 29 (2.70%) F5
14 26 (2.42%) SolarWinds
14 26 (2.42%) 3PAR
15 22 (2.05%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.67%) Splunk
17 16 (1.49%) CommVault
17 16 (1.49%) Veeam
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