The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 29 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.00% 3.31% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 3.56% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
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£350 £313 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
234 253 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.50% 93.01% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 133 123
Average daily rate £333 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £31.31 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (73.33%) XenApp
6 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (60.00%) Cisco
8 8 (53.33%) Firewall
9 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (46.67%) SCCM
9 7 (46.67%) Advertising
9 7 (46.67%) vSphere
9 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (33.33%) SAN
11 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (26.67%) CCNP
11 4 (26.67%) CCNA
11 4 (26.67%) MCSE
11 4 (26.67%) LAN
11 4 (26.67%) WAN
11 4 (26.67%) MPLS
11 4 (26.67%) OSPF
11 4 (26.67%) BCP
11 4 (26.67%) BGP
11 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 7 (46.67%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) BCP
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) XenApp
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds