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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 35 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.74% 0.30% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 0.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
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£380 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £300 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.20
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
393 614 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.13% 91.92% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 352 155
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £208 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 67
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 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
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) Oracle
1 20 (68.97%) WebLogic
1 20 (68.97%) Solaris
1 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
1 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) DNS
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
2 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) BEA
4 11 (37.93%) J2EE
4 11 (37.93%) Apache
4 11 (37.93%) WebLogic Portal
5 10 (34.48%) MySQL
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.69%) NetApp
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.90%) XenApp
11 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.90%) Linux

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) WebLogic
2 11 (37.93%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) Wireless
2 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Solaris
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL
1 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) PHP
1 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
1 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) BEA
3 8 (27.59%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Autodesk
7 1 (3.45%) SolidWorks
7 1 (3.45%) PTC
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR