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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 234 290 261
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 423 301 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.64% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 183 152
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 26
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.60 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.40%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +33 160 £350 - 49
South East +12 117 £350 +21.73% 34
South West +12 44 £300 +66.66% 22
East of England +21 31 £390 +30.00% 10
North West +4 26 £313 -2.34% 13
Yorkshire -14 17 £248 -5.71% 12
West Midlands -11 13 £325 -23.07% 7
East Midlands -6 10 £325 +20.37% 4
North East 0 5 £275 -5.17% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 761 (75.65%) Windows
2 558 (55.47%) VMware
3 519 (51.59%) Active Directory
4 384 (38.17%) Microsoft
5 364 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 331 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 254 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 250 (24.85%) Cisco
9 249 (24.75%) MS Exchange
10 243 (24.16%) Citrix
11 241 (23.96%) DNS
12 214 (21.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 205 (20.38%) Linux
14 191 (18.99%) SAN
15 176 (17.50%) Firewall
16 175 (17.40%) ITIL
16 175 (17.40%) SCCM
17 170 (16.90%) vSphere
18 162 (16.10%) Security Cleared
19 154 (15.31%) DHCP
20 150 (14.91%) HP
21 136 (13.52%) IIS
22 129 (12.82%) PowerShell
23 125 (12.43%) SQL Server
24 123 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
25 122 (12.13%) Hyper-V
26 118 (11.73%) SC Cleared
27 115 (11.43%) NetApp
28 112 (11.13%) SQL
29 111 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 249 (24.75%) MS Exchange
2 136 (13.52%) IIS
3 123 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (7.65%) SharePoint
5 75 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 64 (6.36%) Apache
7 60 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 45 (4.47%) Lync
9 43 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (3.08%) WebLogic
11 25 (2.49%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.99%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
15 12 (1.19%) OpenStack
16 11 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.99%) nginx
17 10 (0.99%) JBoss
18 9 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 96 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.78%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) RMDS
2 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.20%) Eikon
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.28%) Office 365
4 16 (1.59%) IaaS
5 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.60%) Heroku
7 5 (0.50%) SaaS
8 3 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 241 (23.96%) DNS
2 191 (18.99%) SAN
3 176 (17.50%) Firewall
4 154 (15.31%) DHCP
5 98 (9.74%) LAN
6 93 (9.24%) TCP/IP
7 90 (8.95%) WAN
8 51 (5.07%) VPN
9 48 (4.77%) NAS
10 36 (3.58%) FTP
11 33 (3.28%) SSL
12 25 (2.49%) LDAP
13 23 (2.29%) MPLS
14 22 (2.19%) Wireless
15 21 (2.09%) Internet
15 21 (2.09%) VoIP
15 21 (2.09%) NetScaler
15 21 (2.09%) VLAN
16 19 (1.89%) Network Security
17 18 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.88%) MySQL
3 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.30%) SQLPlus
8 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.20%) DTS
10 1 (0.099%) Informix
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.099%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 32 (3.18%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.99%) Subversion
4 17 (1.69%) JIRA
5 10 (0.99%) Hudson
6 9 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 9 (0.89%) Maven
7 8 (0.80%) Ant
7 8 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.80%) MSBuild
7 8 (0.80%) Gradle
8 7 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.70%) Introscope
9 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.30%) MSI
10 3 (0.30%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.30%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
12 1 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
General
1 110 (10.93%) Finance
2 25 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.09%) Retail
4 18 (1.79%) Banking
5 13 (1.29%) Back Office
6 11 (1.09%) Legal
7 10 (0.99%) Publishing
8 9 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.60%) Law
10 6 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Local Government
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.20%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.099%) International Banking
14 1 (0.099%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.67%) .NET
2 24 (2.39%) Web Services
2 24 (2.39%) XML
3 20 (1.99%) J2EE
4 18 (1.79%) HTML
5 14 (1.39%) Application Packaging
6 9 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (0.80%) Rendezvous
7 8 (0.80%) Django
8 7 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (0.60%) Worklight
10 4 (0.40%) Middleware
11 3 (0.30%) CSS
11 3 (0.30%) LAMP
12 2 (0.20%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.20%) EDI
12 2 (0.20%) OLE
12 2 (0.20%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.37%) Clustering
2 36 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.08%) PKI
4 25 (2.49%) Replication
5 15 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.39%) Open Source
7 9 (0.89%) Wiki
8 8 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.80%) NHS
9 7 (0.70%) Spread Betting
9 7 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.60%) FlexPod
11 5 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.50%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.40%) Handset
12 4 (0.40%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 761 (75.65%) Windows
2 364 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 254 (25.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 214 (21.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 205 (20.38%) Linux
6 104 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 59 (5.86%) UNIX
8 57 (5.67%) Solaris
8 57 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (3.98%) Windows XP
10 30 (2.98%) Windows 8
11 22 (2.19%) CentOS
12 21 (2.09%) VMS
13 14 (1.39%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.19%) AIX
15 11 (1.09%) Debian
16 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
19 6 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (17.40%) ITIL
2 97 (9.64%) Migration
3 46 (4.57%) E-Commerce
4 40 (3.98%) DevOps
5 35 (3.48%) Configuration Management
6 34 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (3.38%) Load Balancing
7 30 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (2.98%) Change Management
7 30 (2.98%) Project Management
8 28 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (2.68%) Problem Management
10 25 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 23 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (2.09%) High Availability
13 20 (1.99%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (1.99%) Service Delivery
14 19 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 129 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 112 (11.13%) SQL
3 55 (5.47%) Shell Script
4 33 (3.28%) Python
5 32 (3.18%) VBScript
6 28 (2.78%) Java
7 27 (2.68%) PHP
8 26 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 21 (2.09%) Ruby
10 20 (1.99%) Perl
11 17 (1.69%) VB
12 10 (0.99%) C++
13 6 (0.60%) C
13 6 (0.60%) Jython
14 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.20%) C#
15 2 (0.20%) R
16 1 (0.099%) Golang
16 1 (0.099%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 162 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 118 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 111 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (7.55%) MCSE
5 73 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 55 (5.47%) CCNA
8 40 (3.98%) DV Cleared
9 38 (3.78%) MCSA
10 37 (3.68%) MCITP
11 25 (2.49%) CCNP
12 22 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (2.19%) Degree
13 21 (2.09%) MCP
14 18 (1.79%) CCA
15 12 (1.19%) CCEA
16 10 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.89%) MCTS
17 9 (0.89%) CCIA
18 8 (0.80%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) QA
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
System Software
1 519 (51.59%) Active Directory
2 331 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (16.90%) vSphere
4 122 (12.13%) Hyper-V
5 86 (8.55%) XenApp
6 54 (5.37%) VMware ESX
7 47 (4.67%) XenDesktop
8 32 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.68%) vCloud
10 24 (2.39%) XenServer
11 23 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.39%) Terminal Services
13 13 (1.29%) NFS
14 12 (1.19%) Xen
14 12 (1.19%) VMware Server
14 12 (1.19%) Postfix
15 11 (1.09%) UAG
16 10 (0.99%) iptables
17 9 (0.89%) Samba
18 8 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 175 (17.40%) SCCM
2 95 (9.44%) SCOM
3 45 (4.47%) Puppet
4 25 (2.49%) WSUS
5 21 (2.09%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (1.19%) Nagios
9 12 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (1.19%) ZABBIX
9 12 (1.19%) SCOrch
10 11 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
11 10 (0.99%) ARCserve
11 10 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (0.89%) HP SIM
12 9 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.89%) BladeLogic
13 8 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 558 (55.47%) VMware
2 384 (38.17%) Microsoft
3 250 (24.85%) Cisco
4 243 (24.16%) Citrix
5 150 (14.91%) HP
6 115 (11.43%) NetApp
7 79 (7.85%) Red Hat
8 73 (7.26%) Oracle
9 50 (4.97%) EMC
10 46 (4.57%) Dell
11 45 (4.47%) CheckPoint
12 41 (4.08%) IBM
13 34 (3.38%) McAfee
14 30 (2.98%) Symantec
15 26 (2.58%) Juniper
16 25 (2.49%) F5
17 19 (1.89%) Akamai
18 17 (1.69%) 3PAR
18 17 (1.69%) AppSense
19 16 (1.59%) SolarWinds
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £230 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £425 to £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Rate: £40,000 per annum pro rata or c. £300 day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago