The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 40 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% - 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £150 £200
% change year-on-year
+91.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.25%
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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
266 217 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.99% 93.94% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 149
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 20
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.63 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.82% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault