The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 34 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 2.05% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 2.14% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£400 £295 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +1.16%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
274 280 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.20% 95.56% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £26.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 16 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Dartford - - - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) Citrix
2 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) XenApp
3 15 (88.24%) VMware
4 11 (64.71%) SCCM
4 11 (64.71%) Advertising
5 9 (52.94%) vSphere
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
10 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (23.53%) MPLS
10 4 (23.53%) OSPF
10 4 (23.53%) BCP
10 4 (23.53%) BGP
10 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (23.53%) CCNP
10 4 (23.53%) CCNA

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
2 4 (23.53%) OSPF
2 4 (23.53%) BGP
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
General
1 11 (64.71%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) BCP
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) XenApp
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
4 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
5 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Veritas
8 1 (5.88%) CommVault
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