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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 192 256 288
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 579 344 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.79% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 223 141
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.18% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 18
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £41.10 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.00%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +43 216 £375 - 42
South East +48 132 £350 +17.64% 33
East of England +31 93 £363 +20.83% 8
South West -16 36 £213 +21.42% 17
North West +5 32 £310 +17.53% 7
West Midlands -4 20 £288 +10.04% 8
Yorkshire -8 20 £300 +33.33% 7
East Midlands +16 15 £344 +43.22% 4
North East -25 6 £288 +19.79%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 772 (72.49%) Windows
2 558 (52.39%) Active Directory
3 552 (51.83%) VMware
4 432 (40.56%) Microsoft
5 396 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 292 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 265 (24.88%) Citrix
8 254 (23.85%) Cisco
9 249 (23.38%) MS Exchange
10 248 (23.29%) DNS
11 245 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 220 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 218 (20.47%) SAN
14 207 (19.44%) Firewall
15 200 (18.78%) SCCM
16 188 (17.65%) ITIL
17 182 (17.09%) DHCP
18 172 (16.15%) Linux
19 170 (15.96%) vSphere
20 152 (14.27%) HP
21 146 (13.71%) MS Excel
22 140 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2010
23 134 (12.58%) IIS
24 132 (12.39%) SCOM
25 127 (11.92%) Security Cleared
26 123 (11.55%) PowerShell
26 123 (11.55%) Hyper-V
26 123 (11.55%) XenApp
26 123 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 112 (10.52%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 249 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 140 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (12.58%) IIS
4 92 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 80 (7.51%) SharePoint
6 63 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 52 (4.88%) Apache
9 40 (3.76%) Lync
10 26 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 25 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (2.25%) WebSphere
13 23 (2.16%) Tomcat
14 15 (1.41%) OpenStack
15 12 (1.13%) JBoss
16 11 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
17 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.94%) nginx
18 9 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
19 8 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 146 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.094%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) ENOVIA
1 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.094%) assyst
2 1 (0.094%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.094%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.094%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.63%) Office 365
4 13 (1.22%) IaaS
5 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.38%) SaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.094%) PaaS
8 1 (0.094%) GitHub
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 248 (23.29%) DNS
2 218 (20.47%) SAN
3 207 (19.44%) Firewall
4 182 (17.09%) DHCP
5 98 (9.20%) TCP/IP
6 89 (8.36%) LAN
7 85 (7.98%) WAN
8 51 (4.79%) FTP
9 46 (4.32%) VPN
10 42 (3.94%) VLAN
11 39 (3.66%) VoIP
12 37 (3.47%) SSL
13 35 (3.29%) NAS
14 32 (3.00%) Network Security
14 32 (3.00%) Wireless
15 28 (2.63%) MPLS
16 26 (2.44%) Internet
17 23 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (2.16%) NetScaler
18 17 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.63%) MySQL
3 26 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.47%) DB2
10 4 (0.38%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.28%) Big Data
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 7
12 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.03%) Subversion
3 10 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.38%) Introscope
4 4 (0.38%) JMeter
5 3 (0.28%) MSI
5 3 (0.28%) RSpec
5 3 (0.28%) Hudson
6 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.094%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.094%) Maven
7 1 (0.094%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (7.79%) Finance
2 48 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.35%) Retail
4 17 (1.60%) Publishing
5 13 (1.22%) Advertising
5 13 (1.22%) Banking
6 12 (1.13%) Legal
7 9 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.56%) Back Office
8 6 (0.56%) Law
9 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.28%) Automotive
10 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Local Government
10 3 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.094%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.88%) .NET
2 46 (4.32%) Web Services
3 17 (1.60%) HTML
4 16 (1.50%) J2EE
5 10 (0.94%) XML
6 9 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (0.85%) Application Packaging
7 8 (0.75%) Worklight
8 7 (0.66%) OpenCL
8 7 (0.66%) Middleware
9 6 (0.56%) HTML5
10 3 (0.28%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.28%) LAMP
10 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.19%) Java EE
11 2 (0.19%) SAML
11 2 (0.19%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.19%) CSS
11 2 (0.19%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.60%) Clustering
2 38 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.29%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.72%) PKI
5 25 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 25 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 21 (1.97%) Replication
7 15 (1.41%) Kindle
8 14 (1.31%) Open Source
9 11 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.75%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.56%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.47%) FMCG
13 5 (0.47%) Spread Betting
13 5 (0.47%) NHS
13 5 (0.47%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.38%) HACMP
14 4 (0.38%) Statistics
14 4 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 772 (72.49%) Windows
2 396 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 245 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (16.15%) Linux
6 105 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 66 (6.20%) UNIX
8 61 (5.73%) Windows XP
9 57 (5.35%) Solaris
10 52 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.60%) AIX
13 16 (1.50%) CentOS
14 11 (1.03%) Windows 2000
14 11 (1.03%) SUSE
15 9 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.66%) Debian
16 7 (0.66%) VMS
17 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (17.65%) ITIL
2 81 (7.61%) E-Commerce
3 69 (6.48%) Migration
4 42 (3.94%) DevOps
5 41 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (3.29%) Configuration Management
7 33 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
8 30 (2.82%) Load Balancing
9 28 (2.63%) Change Management
10 26 (2.44%) Project Management
11 23 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (2.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (1.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (1.88%) Business Continuity
14 19 (1.78%) Service Delivery
14 19 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (1.69%) Problem Management
16 17 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (1.60%) Service Management
17 16 (1.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (11.55%) PowerShell
2 107 (10.05%) SQL
3 44 (4.13%) Shell Script
4 35 (3.29%) Bash Shell
5 23 (2.16%) PHP
6 19 (1.78%) VBScript
6 19 (1.78%) Python
6 19 (1.78%) Ruby
7 15 (1.41%) Perl
7 15 (1.41%) VB
8 11 (1.03%) Java
9 8 (0.75%) Jython
10 5 (0.47%) Clojure
10 5 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.47%) C
10 5 (0.47%) VBA
11 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.19%) C#
13 1 (0.094%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 127 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 123 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (7.89%) MCSE
4 76 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 69 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (5.07%) CCNA
7 52 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (4.69%) DV Cleared
9 33 (3.10%) MCITP
10 26 (2.44%) MCSA
10 26 (2.44%) MCP
11 24 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.25%) Degree
12 23 (2.16%) CCA
13 22 (2.07%) CCNP
14 12 (1.13%) MCTS
15 9 (0.85%) CCEA
16 7 (0.66%) VCAP
17 6 (0.56%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.13%) SLA
2 15 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.38%) QA
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.094%) JSP 440
System Software
1 558 (52.39%) Active Directory
2 292 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (15.96%) vSphere
4 123 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 123 (11.55%) XenApp
5 49 (4.60%) VMware ESX
6 46 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 45 (4.23%) XenServer
8 37 (3.47%) vCloud
9 31 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.41%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.13%) Xen
12 12 (1.13%) UAG
13 11 (1.03%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.03%) NFS
14 9 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.85%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.66%) Firmware
16 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 200 (18.78%) SCCM
2 132 (12.39%) SCOM
3 41 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 39 (3.66%) Puppet
5 33 (3.10%) NetBackup
6 26 (2.44%) WSUS
7 19 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.22%) SCOrch
9 12 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (1.03%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (1.03%) Nagios
10 11 (1.03%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.75%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.66%) MOM
14 6 (0.56%) ARCserve
15 5 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 552 (51.83%) VMware
2 432 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 265 (24.88%) Citrix
4 254 (23.85%) Cisco
5 152 (14.27%) HP
6 112 (10.52%) NetApp
7 73 (6.85%) Red Hat
8 58 (5.45%) EMC
8 58 (5.45%) Oracle
9 55 (5.16%) Symantec
10 51 (4.79%) IBM
11 46 (4.32%) Dell
12 43 (4.04%) CheckPoint
13 42 (3.94%) Juniper
14 36 (3.38%) McAfee
15 28 (2.63%) Akamai
16 20 (1.88%) Sophos
17 18 (1.69%) Altiris
18 17 (1.60%) WatchGuard
18 17 (1.60%) Veeam
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