The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 54 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 9 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 2.42% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.54% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Median daily rate £395 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.69 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +27.27%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
729 708 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.43% 95.03% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 358 469
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Watford -16 2 £390 -8.23%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VRRP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) API Development
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 1 (6.25%) iptables
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard