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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 86 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.093% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.55% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -2.32%
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
1001 915 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.60% 94.82% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 560 391
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 41
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Reuters
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow