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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 33 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 2.24% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.36% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£450 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -10.63%
Infrastructure Engineer
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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
219 212 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 90.12% 95.07% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 131
Average daily rate £338 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.82 £47.00 £84.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) CCDP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Firmware
5 5 (41.67%) Network Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) CCVP
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) System Testing
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (16.67%) BCP
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (8.33%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCDP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CCVP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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