The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 45 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.85% 1.30% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.41% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
440 427 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.53% 92.42% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 202 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 76
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.65 £38.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Essex region.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Essex region.

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Colchester - 2 £250 -
Harwich - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (31.58%) IBM SmartCloud
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (31.58%) JBoss
5 6 (31.58%) COM+
5 6 (31.58%) webMethods
5 6 (31.58%) GlassFish
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Software AG
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) vSphere
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 6 (31.58%) GlassFish
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) COM+
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (10.53%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) BCP
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) CCDP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) webMethods
2 6 (31.58%) JBoss
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Software AG
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat