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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 186 263 277
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 548 311 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 196 129
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.16% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £23.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -2.38%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +47 203 £368 -2.00% 64
South East +82 146 £375 +26.05% 50
East of England +44 81 £400 +33.33% 11
North West +12 35 £363 +38.19% 10
South West -14 29 £258 +47.14% 17
East Midlands +20 15 £338 +32.35% 5
Yorkshire -13 15 £150 -33.33% 9
West Midlands -3 14 £313 +7.75% 7
Infrastructure Engineer
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Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 766 (71.79%) Windows
2 565 (52.95%) VMware
3 541 (50.70%) Active Directory
4 406 (38.05%) Microsoft
5 381 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 314 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 267 (25.02%) Cisco
8 251 (23.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 250 (23.43%) DNS
10 243 (22.77%) MS Exchange
11 236 (22.12%) Citrix
12 225 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 213 (19.96%) Linux
14 207 (19.40%) SAN
15 200 (18.74%) Firewall
16 195 (18.28%) SCCM
17 181 (16.96%) ITIL
18 176 (16.49%) vSphere
19 171 (16.03%) DHCP
20 143 (13.40%) Security Cleared
21 142 (13.31%) HP
22 132 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 128 (12.00%) IIS
24 125 (11.72%) MS Excel
24 125 (11.72%) PowerShell
25 124 (11.62%) SCOM
26 114 (10.68%) NetApp
27 113 (10.59%) SQL Server
27 113 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
28 105 (9.84%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 243 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 132 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (12.00%) IIS
4 85 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 74 (6.94%) SharePoint
6 64 (6.00%) Apache
7 61 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 58 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (4.03%) Lync
10 26 (2.44%) WebSphere
10 26 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 24 (2.25%) Tomcat
12 22 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.69%) OpenStack
14 14 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
15 13 (1.22%) JBoss
16 12 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
17 11 (1.03%) nginx
17 11 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 125 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.94%) MS Office
3 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.094%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.28%) RMDS
2 2 (0.19%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.094%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.62%) Office 365
4 15 (1.41%) IaaS
5 5 (0.47%) Heroku
5 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.37%) SaaS
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.094%) GitHub
8 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 250 (23.43%) DNS
2 207 (19.40%) SAN
3 200 (18.74%) Firewall
4 171 (16.03%) DHCP
5 103 (9.65%) LAN
6 95 (8.90%) WAN
6 95 (8.90%) TCP/IP
7 53 (4.97%) VPN
8 47 (4.40%) FTP
9 41 (3.84%) NAS
10 40 (3.75%) SSL
11 32 (3.00%) VLAN
12 31 (2.91%) VoIP
13 30 (2.81%) Network Security
14 26 (2.44%) MPLS
14 26 (2.44%) Internet
15 25 (2.34%) Wireless
16 23 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (2.06%) NetScaler
18 21 (1.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.09%) MySQL
3 19 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.37%) DB2
9 4 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.28%) Big Data
10 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 7
10 3 (0.28%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.69%) Subversion
4 7 (0.66%) Hudson
4 7 (0.66%) Introscope
5 6 (0.56%) JIRA
6 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.37%) JMeter
7 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.28%) RSpec
8 3 (0.28%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.28%) MSI
9 2 (0.19%) Maven
9 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.094%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.094%) Gradle
10 1 (0.094%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.094%) Ant
General
1 105 (9.84%) Finance
2 38 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.53%) Retail
4 18 (1.69%) Publishing
5 16 (1.50%) Banking
6 12 (1.12%) Legal
7 10 (0.94%) Back Office
8 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.66%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Marketing
11 3 (0.28%) Local Government
11 3 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
11 3 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Military
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.094%) International Banking
13 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.69%) .NET
2 48 (4.50%) Web Services
3 19 (1.78%) J2EE
4 14 (1.31%) HTML
5 11 (1.03%) Worklight
6 10 (0.94%) XML
6 10 (0.94%) Application Packaging
7 9 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (0.66%) OpenCL
9 6 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.28%) HTML5
10 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.28%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.28%) Middleware
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%) LAMP
11 2 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.78%) Clustering
2 35 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.72%) PKI
5 22 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 22 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 19 (1.78%) Replication
7 17 (1.59%) Open Source
8 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.75%) CLARiiON
9 8 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.75%) Wiki
9 8 (0.75%) Kindle
10 7 (0.66%) Spread Betting
11 6 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.56%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.47%) FMCG
13 4 (0.37%) Handset
13 4 (0.37%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.28%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 766 (71.79%) Windows
2 381 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (23.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 225 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 213 (19.96%) Linux
6 103 (9.65%) Windows 7
7 70 (6.56%) UNIX
8 64 (6.00%) Solaris
9 55 (5.15%) Windows XP
10 52 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (2.34%) VMS
12 23 (2.16%) CentOS
13 21 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.50%) AIX
15 15 (1.41%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.03%) SUSE
17 9 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.75%) Debian
18 8 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 7 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (16.96%) ITIL
2 91 (8.53%) Migration
3 78 (7.31%) E-Commerce
4 47 (4.40%) DevOps
5 44 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (4.03%) Configuration Management
7 34 (3.19%) Change Management
8 31 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
9 30 (2.81%) Load Balancing
10 28 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 26 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (2.25%) Project Management
12 24 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (2.16%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (2.16%) Business Continuity
14 22 (2.06%) Problem Management
14 22 (2.06%) Incident Management
15 21 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (1.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (11.72%) PowerShell
2 104 (9.75%) SQL
3 61 (5.72%) Shell Script
4 34 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 29 (2.72%) PHP
6 28 (2.62%) Python
7 24 (2.25%) Ruby
8 23 (2.16%) VBScript
9 22 (2.06%) Perl
10 18 (1.69%) Java
11 17 (1.59%) VB
12 11 (1.03%) Jython
13 6 (0.56%) C
14 5 (0.47%) Clojure
14 5 (0.47%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.47%) VBA
15 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.28%) C++
16 1 (0.094%) Golang
16 1 (0.094%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 143 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 113 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (9.18%) SC Cleared
4 78 (7.31%) MCSE
5 76 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (5.34%) CCNA
7 52 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (4.03%) DV Cleared
9 29 (2.72%) MCITP
10 26 (2.44%) CCNP
11 25 (2.34%) MCSA
12 24 (2.25%) Degree
13 23 (2.16%) MCP
14 20 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (1.78%) CCA
16 12 (1.12%) MCTS
17 9 (0.84%) VCAP
17 9 (0.84%) CCEA
18 8 (0.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.94%) SLA
2 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) QA
7 1 (0.094%) JSP 440
System Software
1 541 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 314 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (16.49%) vSphere
4 100 (9.37%) Hyper-V
5 95 (8.90%) XenApp
6 39 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 39 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 35 (3.28%) XenServer
8 34 (3.19%) vCloud
9 30 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.41%) NFS
13 11 (1.03%) UAG
13 11 (1.03%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.03%) Xen
14 10 (0.94%) Firmware
15 9 (0.84%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 195 (18.28%) SCCM
2 124 (11.62%) SCOM
3 51 (4.78%) Puppet
4 33 (3.09%) NetBackup
5 30 (2.81%) WSUS
6 27 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 25 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.22%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.22%) Nagios
8 13 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (1.12%) SCOrch
9 12 (1.12%) FortiGate
10 11 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.75%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.66%) MOM
14 6 (0.56%) ARCserve
14 6 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 565 (52.95%) VMware
2 406 (38.05%) Microsoft
3 267 (25.02%) Cisco
4 236 (22.12%) Citrix
5 142 (13.31%) HP
6 114 (10.68%) NetApp
7 75 (7.03%) Red Hat
8 63 (5.90%) Oracle
9 55 (5.15%) CheckPoint
10 54 (5.06%) EMC
11 50 (4.69%) IBM
12 46 (4.31%) Symantec
13 41 (3.84%) Dell
14 34 (3.19%) McAfee
15 33 (3.09%) Juniper
16 29 (2.72%) Akamai
17 20 (1.87%) F5
18 18 (1.69%) Altiris
18 18 (1.69%) SolarWinds
18 18 (1.69%) 3PAR
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Rate: £33500 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £675 per day +
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London
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Buckinghamshire
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London
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Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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