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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 84 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.56% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
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
1201 1075 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.57% 93.32% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 719 402
Average daily rate £356 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Opsview
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Nagios
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 2 (14.29%) VRRP
4 2 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (7.14%) FWSM
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) Informix
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCEE
3 1 (7.14%) CCIA
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCEA
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opsview
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) Graphite
2 2 (14.29%) Cacti
2 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) vMotion
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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