The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 81 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 25 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.50% 1.00% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.08% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £311 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% +24.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+41.81% +22.22%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 37 (71.15%) VMware
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (38.46%) MCSE
5 20 (38.46%) MCITP
6 19 (36.54%) IIS
7 18 (34.62%) Windows
7 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (30.77%) Linux
8 16 (30.77%) EMC
8 16 (30.77%) vSphere
9 14 (26.92%) Firewall
10 12 (23.08%) SAN
11 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
14 8 (15.38%) IBM
14 8 (15.38%) SCCM
14 8 (15.38%) Change Management
14 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
15 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
15 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
15 7 (13.46%) NAS
15 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
15 7 (13.46%) DMZ

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (36.54%) IIS
2 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) SAN
3 7 (13.46%) DMZ
3 7 (13.46%) NAS
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) HSRP
6 4 (7.69%) DHCP
6 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.69%) MPLS
6 4 (7.69%) OSPF
6 4 (7.69%) BGP
6 4 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 4 (7.69%) VRRP
7 3 (5.77%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) LAN
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.85%) FWSM
9 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Informix
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.54%) SUSE
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.38%) Change Management
3 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.54%) OO
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Server Building
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security
9 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.92%) Change Control
9 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.92%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (38.46%) MCITP
3 20 (38.46%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) CCIE
4 3 (5.77%) CCSP
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) CCEE
6 1 (1.92%) CCIA
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCEA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.77%) vSphere
3 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.54%) NFS
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 3 (5.77%) Opsview
3 2 (3.85%) Graphite
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) Cacti
3 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Salt
4 1 (1.92%) vMotion
4 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) VMware
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.77%) EMC
4 8 (15.38%) IBM
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.62%) F5
8 4 (7.69%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (1.92%) Citrix
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) Veritas
10 1 (1.92%) Sophos
10 1 (1.92%) Wyse
10 1 (1.92%) AppSense
10 1 (1.92%) Brocade
10 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.92%) Veeam