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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 37 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.99% 3.62% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 3.77% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £414 £450 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £305 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.95%
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
280 265 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.02% 96.01% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 149 116
Average daily rate £338 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £414 -
Maidstone -9 1 £325 +6.55%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (20.00%) Redis
6 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) PaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Heroku
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Heroku
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds