The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 223 203 250
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 566 592 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.15% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.21% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 380 275
Median daily rate £350 £339 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 17
Median hourly rate £25.50 £27.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £20.10 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £51.20 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +1.81%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 202 £400 +11.11% 48
South East -5 101 £288 -16.66% 28
East of England +32 73 £300 -3.22% 14
Yorkshire -9 56 £325 -13.33% 15
West Midlands -1 42 £388 +1.97% 12
North West -5 32 £325 +18.18% 8
South West -29 27 £331 +5.57% 5
East Midlands +17 19 £275 -19.11% 8
North East -23 15 £330 +11.86%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 671 (61.28%) Windows
2 538 (49.13%) VMware
3 465 (42.47%) Active Directory
4 450 (41.10%) Windows Server
5 370 (33.79%) Microsoft
6 313 (28.58%) Linux
7 285 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 279 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 270 (24.66%) Citrix
10 264 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 228 (20.82%) Cisco
12 221 (20.18%) Firewall
13 208 (19.00%) MS Exchange
14 199 (18.17%) SAN
15 191 (17.44%) DNS
16 183 (16.71%) ITIL
17 153 (13.97%) SCCM
18 151 (13.79%) HP
19 145 (13.24%) Security Cleared
20 143 (13.06%) SQL
21 142 (12.97%) WAN
22 141 (12.88%) LAN
23 138 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
24 135 (12.33%) PowerShell
25 133 (12.15%) DHCP
26 132 (12.05%) SQL Server
27 127 (11.60%) Data Centre
28 124 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
28 124 (11.32%) vSphere
29 121 (11.05%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 208 (19.00%) MS Exchange
2 101 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (6.76%) IIS
4 69 (6.30%) Apache
5 50 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 46 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 38 (3.47%) WebLogic
8 36 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 34 (3.11%) Skype for Business
10 32 (2.92%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.47%) OpenStack
12 23 (2.10%) Confluence
13 19 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (1.64%) nginx
15 16 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.37%) JBoss
17 11 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (0.91%) Jetty
19 9 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
20 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.66%) MS Office
3 9 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.091%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 124 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (9.04%) Office 365
4 35 (3.20%) IaaS
5 29 (2.65%) PaaS
6 24 (2.19%) SaaS
7 17 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.73%) CloudFront
10 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.37%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.37%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.27%) Route 53
12 3 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.18%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.091%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 221 (20.18%) Firewall
2 199 (18.17%) SAN
3 191 (17.44%) DNS
4 142 (12.97%) WAN
5 141 (12.88%) LAN
6 133 (12.15%) DHCP
7 73 (6.67%) VPN
8 70 (6.39%) Internet
9 65 (5.94%) TCP/IP
10 54 (4.93%) VLAN
11 44 (4.02%) Wireless
12 38 (3.47%) MPLS
13 35 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (3.20%) NetScaler
13 35 (3.20%) Network Security
14 33 (3.01%) iSCSI
15 28 (2.56%) SSL
16 21 (1.92%) NAS
16 21 (1.92%) WLAN
17 18 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.65%) MySQL
3 29 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.64%) Big Data
9 6 (0.55%) MariaDB
9 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.46%) DB2
10 5 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.27%) MS Access
11 3 (0.27%) Redis
12 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.49%) Jenkins
3 49 (4.47%) JIRA
4 38 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (2.28%) Hudson
5 25 (2.28%) Vagrant
6 23 (2.10%) Subversion
7 19 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (1.55%) GitLab
9 16 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.37%) ClearCase
10 15 (1.37%) ClearQuest
11 14 (1.28%) FishEye
11 14 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
11 14 (1.28%) PVCS
12 11 (1.00%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.82%) Maven
13 9 (0.82%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (10.96%) Finance
2 38 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.38%) Retail
4 28 (2.56%) Banking
5 25 (2.28%) Legal
6 13 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.19%) Publishing
7 10 (0.91%) Games
8 7 (0.64%) Advertising
9 5 (0.46%) Marketing
10 3 (0.27%) Back Office
10 3 (0.27%) Electronics
10 3 (0.27%) Front Office
10 3 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.18%) iGaming
11 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.091%) German Language
12 1 (0.091%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.47%) Middleware
2 30 (2.74%) Web Services
3 27 (2.47%) .NET
4 22 (2.01%) LAMP
5 21 (1.92%) ELK Stack
6 17 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (1.28%) JMS
7 14 (1.28%) XML
8 12 (1.10%) JSON
9 8 (0.73%) J2EE
9 8 (0.73%) Node.js
10 6 (0.55%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.46%) HTML
11 5 (0.46%) Kafka
11 5 (0.46%) RESTful
12 4 (0.37%) HTML5
12 4 (0.37%) SOAP
12 4 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.60%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.20%) Clustering
4 43 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.47%) Private Cloud
6 24 (2.19%) NHS
7 21 (1.92%) Replication
8 18 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.28%) EMC VNX
11 10 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 10 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.91%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.82%) PKI
12 9 (0.82%) Statistics
13 8 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 671 (61.28%) Windows
2 450 (41.10%) Windows Server
3 313 (28.58%) Linux
4 285 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 279 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 138 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 116 (10.59%) Unix
8 90 (8.22%) Windows 7
9 74 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (3.65%) Windows 8
11 27 (2.47%) Solaris
12 25 (2.28%) CentOS
13 23 (2.10%) Windows 10
14 19 (1.74%) AIX
15 17 (1.55%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.10%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.82%) SUSE
18 8 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (16.71%) ITIL
2 119 (10.87%) Migration
3 102 (9.32%) DevOps
4 94 (8.58%) Configuration Management
5 81 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (4.84%) Problem Management
9 49 (4.47%) Change Management
10 48 (4.38%) Project Management
11 45 (4.11%) High Availability
12 39 (3.56%) Open Source
13 36 (3.29%) Time Management
14 31 (2.83%) Server Building
15 30 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (2.56%) Incident Management
16 28 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
16 28 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
17 26 (2.37%) Software Engineering
18 25 (2.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.06%) SQL
2 135 (12.33%) PowerShell
3 92 (8.40%) Python
4 47 (4.29%) Perl
5 45 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 40 (3.65%) Java
7 38 (3.47%) Shell Script
8 34 (3.11%) Ruby
9 16 (1.46%) VBScript
10 14 (1.28%) C
10 14 (1.28%) PHP
11 12 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.91%) VB
13 9 (0.82%) C#
13 9 (0.82%) C++
13 9 (0.82%) Korn
14 6 (0.55%) Bourne shell
14 6 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.37%) C-shell
16 2 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 145 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 108 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 101 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (8.95%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (6.85%) CCNA
6 67 (6.12%) MCSE
7 60 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 46 (4.20%) Degree
9 42 (3.84%) CCNP
10 30 (2.74%) MCSA
11 28 (2.56%) MCP
12 20 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.28%) AWS Certification
13 14 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (1.19%) CCA
14 13 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.91%) RHCE
17 8 (0.73%) CCIE
17 8 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.65%) SLA
2 16 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.37%) COBIT
5 3 (0.27%) QA
6 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.091%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 465 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 264 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (11.32%) vSphere
4 121 (11.05%) Hyper-V
5 101 (9.22%) XenApp
6 68 (6.21%) VMware ESX
7 60 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (4.29%) XenDesktop
9 37 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (2.19%) XenServer
11 23 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (2.01%) Docker
13 20 (1.83%) NFS
14 18 (1.64%) vCloud
15 17 (1.55%) DFS Replication
15 17 (1.55%) VMware Server
16 15 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (1.28%) Xen
18 11 (1.00%) Firmware
19 8 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 153 (13.97%) SCCM
2 119 (10.87%) Puppet
3 64 (5.84%) Ansible
4 63 (5.75%) SCOM
5 43 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.28%) Backup Exec
6 25 (2.28%) WSUS
7 23 (2.10%) NetBackup
8 21 (1.92%) SCVMM
9 18 (1.64%) Terraform
10 17 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 14 (1.28%) Nagios
12 10 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.91%) Packer
13 9 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.82%) vMotion
14 8 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.64%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 538 (49.13%) VMware
2 370 (33.79%) Microsoft
3 270 (24.66%) Citrix
4 228 (20.82%) Cisco
5 151 (13.79%) HP
6 117 (10.68%) NetApp
7 83 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 66 (6.03%) EMC
9 65 (5.94%) IBM
10 59 (5.39%) Dell
11 52 (4.75%) Oracle
12 42 (3.84%) Juniper
13 28 (2.56%) CheckPoint
13 28 (2.56%) Veeam
14 26 (2.37%) Symantec
15 22 (2.01%) Veritas
16 20 (1.83%) BMC
16 20 (1.83%) SolarWinds
17 19 (1.74%) F5
17 19 (1.74%) Splunk
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